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Amelia Rayno

Eufemio Alancay says he works in harmony with nature to harvest salt from the Salinas Grandes salt flat in the Jujuy province of northern Argentina, a sacred place, according to traditional Indigenous beliefs. The region is threatened by large-scale lithium mining to meet increasing global demand for electric vehicles.

After the (White) Gold Rush

The global push for electric vehicles could have devastating consequences for Argentina’s Indigenous communities.