Magazine

Apr 25, 2012

Mongolia’s Ninja Miners

Mongolia’s Ninja Miners

In the last five years, dwindling legal gold supplies and a spike in black market demand from China have made work much more lucrative for Mongolia's "ninja miners" - so named because of the large green pans carried on their backs that look like turtle shells. For thousands of dirt-poor herders, the soaring prices alone are enough to justify years of harassment, abuse and hard labour. Join TotallyCoolPix on Facebook, Twitter, join our Flickr Group or find us on Google+.

You may also like

  • Powerful Earthquakes in...

  • Provost Kenneth went to Italy...

  • After the fire is gone

  • The Photos Of 2016 Week 34

  • Nikki Hamblin is a true...

  • Jumping into the fire

Something to say? Use Facebook!

Or say it with Disqus!

comments powered by Disqus