Mining can have bad effects on surrounding surface and ground water if
protective measures are not taken. The result can be unnaturally high
concentrations of ...
Apr 15, 2010 ... Bad mining practices can ignite coal fires, which can burn for decades, release fly
ash and smoke laden with greenhouse gasses and toxic ...
Overview. Unregulated mining has the potential to release harmful substances
into the soil, air, and water. Mission 2016 proposes that governments enforce ...
Modern mining is an industry that involves the exploration for and removal of
minerals from the earth, economically and with minimum damage to the ...
The 382 kilograms of lunar regolith brought back on Earth by six crewed Apollo missions , between 1969 and 1972 has been giving the opportunity to scientists to progressively discover how rich and diverse the Moon geology is.
Probes surveys come to confirm that the moo... More »
Over 7212 million tonnes (Mt) of hard coal is currently produced worldwide and
810.5 Mt of brown coal/lignite. Coal is mined by two methods: surface or ...
Our work shows that the impacts of mining are not gender neutral. Women often
experience the negative impacts of mining more than men, and rarely receive ...
Strip mining, also known as mountaintop removal (MTR), flattens mountains and
devastates ecosystems. In this process, forests are clear-cut to expose the tops ...
Dirty gold mining is one of the most destructive industries in the world, ravaging
large expanses of the globe, displacing indigenous populations, and poisoning ...
Dirty gold mining has destroyed vast quantities of land, resulting in thousands of
tons of toxic waste and widespread water pollution.