Rare earth

Life in The Sloth Lane—Slow Down And Smell The Hibiscus: By Lucy Cooke, Workman, $12.95 (around Rs850).

Life In The Sloth Lane: Sloth tales

1 min read . 20 Apr 2018
The boulders on the hillocks contain crevices that seem ideal for a shy animal’s midday naps. Photo: Yaduveer Singh
<br />Centre of attention: A worker at a workshop in China smelting lanthanum, a rare earth metal. China currently accounts for 97% of the world’s production of rare earths . David Gray/Reuters<br />