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Artisanal Mining Grand Challenge: 'River of Gold' webinar

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Featuring: Dr. Luis E. Fernandez, Executive Director at the Wake Forest University Center for Amazonian Scientific Innovation (CINCIA) and Assistant Professor of Research at Wake Forest University’s Department of Biology. Luis is an expert in the dynamics and impact of environmental mercury in the areas of artisanal mining.

Daniel Stapper, Senior Program Officer of Pact’s Mines to Markets program. The program develops market-based approaches which support responsible mineral supply chains. He is currently leading Pact's work to pilot and scale responsible, mercury-free gold production in the Artisanal and Small-scale Gold Mining (ASGM) sector, in several countries.

Sarah duPont, Founder and President of the Amazon Aid Foundation. Sarah is a producer and co-director of "River of Gold." She works with Neotropical scientists to study Amazonian biodiversity with an eye toward educating the public and introducing cutting-edge conservation practices and on the ground solutions to the region.

Moderated by: Barbara Martinez, Open Innovation Director for Conservation X Labs.

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