Photo Gallery: The Hunt for Rare Earths
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Photo Gallery: The Hunt for Rare Earths

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Help for German Industry Merkel Joins the Global Hunt for Natural Resources

With rare earths in short supply the world over, Chancellor Angela Merkel has jumped in to help German industry search for more. The hope is to secure supplies well into the future -- and break the Chinese monopoly. By SPIEGEL Staff
Translated from the German by Ella Ornstein