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An engineer (L) talks to a driver of a dump truck loaded with gold-bearing soil at the Vostochny opencast of the Olimpiada gold operation, owned by Polyus Gold International company, in Krasnoyarsk region, Eastern Siberia, Russia, June 30, 2015. (Photo by Ilya Naymushin/Reuters)

An engineer (L) talks to a driver of a dump truck loaded with gold-bearing soil at the Vostochny opencast of the Olimpiada gold operation, owned by Polyus Gold International company, in Krasnoyarsk region, Eastern Siberia, Russia, June 30, 2015. Polyus Gold International is the largest gold producer in Russia and one of the top 10 gold miners globally by ounces produced, according to the official web site of the company. Olimpiada is Polyus Gold's largest operation. (Photo by Ilya Naymushin/Reuters)
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04 Jul 2015 11:12:00
A boy carries a dog as he stands after a Peruvian police operation to destroy illegal gold mining camps in a zone known as Mega 14, in the southern Amazon region of Madre de Dios July 14, 2015. Peruvian police razed dozens of illegal gold mining camps at the edge of an Amazonian nature reserve this week, part of a renewed bid to halt the spread of wildcatting in a remote rainforest region. (Photo by Janine Costa/Reuters)

A boy carries a dog as he stands after a Peruvian police operation to destroy illegal gold mining camps in a zone known as Mega 14, in the southern Amazon region of Madre de Dios July 14, 2015. Peruvian police razed dozens of illegal gold mining camps at the edge of an Amazonian nature reserve this week, part of a renewed bid to halt the spread of wildcatting in a remote rainforest region. (Photo by Janine Costa/Reuters)
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18 Jul 2015 12:29:00
Ingots of 99.99 percent pure silver are cast at the Krastsvetmet Krasnoyarsk non-ferrous metals plant in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Russia, June 5, 2015. Krastsvetmet is one of the world's largest players in the precious metals industry. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin

Ingots of 99.99 percent pure silver are cast at the Krastsvetmet Krasnoyarsk non-ferrous metals plant in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Russia, June 5, 2015. Krastsvetmet is one of the world's largest players in the precious metals industry. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin
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13 Jun 2015 10:20:00
People leave a camp after a Peruvian police operation to destroy illegal gold mining camps in La Pampa, in the southern Amazon region of Madre de Dios, Peru  August 11, 2015. Picture taken August 11, 2015. (Photo by Sebastian Castaneda/Reuters)

People leave a camp after a Peruvian police operation to destroy illegal gold mining camps in La Pampa, in the southern Amazon region of Madre de Dios, Peru August 11, 2015. Picture taken August 11, 2015. (Photo by Sebastian Castaneda/Reuters)
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15 Aug 2015 11:26:00
A mine worker is seen outside “The Progreso” gold mine near La Paz, November 13, 2014. According to local media, the president of the Central Bank of Bolivia (BCB) Marcelo Zabalaga said on Thursday that the falling price of oil and minerals in the international market will not affect the national economy. (Photo by David Mercado/Reuters)

A mine worker is seen outside “The Progreso” gold mine near La Paz, November 13, 2014. According to local media, the president of the Central Bank of Bolivia (BCB) Marcelo Zabalaga said on Thursday that the falling price of oil and minerals in the international market will not affect the national economy. (Photo by David Mercado/Reuters)
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16 Nov 2014 12:04:00
Cormorant Fishing

“Cormorant fishing is a traditional fishing method in which fishermen use trained cormorants to fish in rivers. Historically, cormorant fishing has taken place in Japan and China from around 960 AD. and recorded from other places throughout the world”. – Wikipedia

Photo: A cormorant raised by a fisherman catches a fish on a canal on November 27, 2007 in Xitang Town of Jiashan County, Zhejiang Province, China. (Photo by China Photos/Getty Images)
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07 Oct 2011 09:34:00
Somali men carry swordfish from the sea to a market in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia Thursday, April 23, 2015. (Photo by Farah Abdi Warsameh/AP Photo)

Somali men carry swordfish from the sea to a market in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia Thursday, April 23, 2015. (Photo by Farah Abdi Warsameh/AP Photo)
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24 Apr 2015 10:45:00
In this 2017 photo provided by Simon Pierce, Jonathan Green checks on a fin-mounted satellite tag on a whale shark in the Galapagos Islands area of Ecuador.  Despite typically being bigger than a double-decker bus, the elusive whale shark has only tiny, almost useless teeth. It's also one of the least understood animals in the ocean. (Photo by Simonjpierce.com via AP Photo)

In this 2017 photo provided by Simon Pierce, Jonathan Green checks on a fin-mounted satellite tag on a whale shark in the Galapagos Islands area of Ecuador. Despite typically being bigger than a double-decker bus, the elusive whale shark has only tiny, almost useless teeth. It's also one of the least understood animals in the ocean. (Photo by Simonjpierce.com via AP Photo)
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02 Mar 2018 00:03:00