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Blacksmith Wins Green Star Award for Work in Environmental Emergencies

Congratulations to all the other winners, and especially to our partners – TerraGraphics Environmental Engineering and Médecins Sans Frontières - who worked with us on the recent lead poisoning crisis in Nigeria. Read more in the Blacksmith newsletter.

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Pollution, Poverty and the I.Q. Connection

Does pollution plague a country because it is poor? Or does pollution make a country poor? While the case for the former can be easily made — poorer nations have less resources for cleanup and regulations; the case for the … Continue reading

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Back from Mexico – Removing Lead from a Tradition

Just returned from Mexico with Blacksmith’s globe-trotting program officer Bret Ericson (who’s also the task manager for our global inventory project).  For me, Mexico always brings to mind wonderful, colorful pottery, perhaps because there is a such a strong ceramics … Continue reading

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