From the cities of Angola to the villages of Ukraine, efforts are under way to protect civilians from a deadly, hidden peril. Even when peace treaties have been signed and soldiers have gone home, the populations of war-torn countries remain in fear as roads, paths and fields are littered with landmines.

Humanitarian NGO the Halo Trust (for Hazardous Area Life-support Organisation) has spent the past three decades working to clear landmines from former and current war zones — one of the most dangerous humanitarian tasks in the world. But now, its work is about to become a lot easier, or at least quicker...

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