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Co-author Lyuba Zarsky presents the study "Searching for Gold in the Highlands of Guatemala: Economic Benefits and Environmental Risks of the Marlin Mine.”
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Co-author presents study "Searching for Gold in the Highlands of Guatemala: Economic Benefits and Environmental Risks of the Marlin Mine”.

Dr. Lyuba Zarsky, a Senior Research Fellow for the Global Development and Environment Institute at Tufts University, is the co-author of a study on the Marlin Mine,  owned and operated by Vancouver-based Goldcorp Inc. in the western highlands of Guatemala. MiningWatch accompanied Dr. Zarsky during her visit to Ottawa in October 2011.

Hear about the ethical issues faced in determining an appropriate study methodology, the challenges involved in knowing what is true/not true, and why the study concludes that this mine operation should be suspended.