27 September 2019

When the Dust Came In: Mongolian Herders Negotiate Their Future with a Massive Mine

Nomadic herders in Mongolia’s South Gobi Desert are fighting to protect their way of life and livelihoods while living alongside the massive Oyu Tolgoi mine. In 2017, they reached historic agreements with the mining company and local government to address the impacts of the mine. Our new video shares the collective work that led to this achievement and the path forward to ensure that the promises translate to a sustainable future for local herders.