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www.greenpeace.org/international/en/campaigns/climate-change/coal/Coal-mining-impacts

Jul 1, 2016 ... About 40 percent of the world's coal mines are the more damaging .... But they are often caused by mining accidents and bad mining practises.

www.theworldcounts.com/stories/Negative-Effects-of-Coal-Mining

Aug 5, 2014 ... Coal provides 40% of the world's electricity and it produces 39% of global ... There are 2 ways to mine coal – Strip Mining and Underground ...

www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/environmental-disaster-gold-industry-180949762

Feb 14, 2014 ... The mining industry has had a devastating impact on ecosystems worldwide. ... The majority of the world's gold is extracted from open pit mines, .... Mining is neither good nor bad, but it is necessary to provide a lot of the things ...

rainforests.mongabay.com/0808.htm

Jul 27, 2012 ... Gold, copper, diamonds, and other precious metals and gemstones are important resources that are found in rainforests around the world.

www.dummies.com/education/science/environmental-science/what-is-the-environmental-impact-of-mining-and-burning-coal

Mining and burning coal for fuel is harmful to the environment; but, because coal is ... Coal resources are fairly abundant throughout the world, though like any ...

www.world-nuclear.org/information-library/nuclear-fuel-cycle/mining-of-uranium/environmental-aspects-of-uranium-mining.aspx

Envrionmental aspects of uranium mining, information on care taken to protec the environment, reducing environmnetal impact through ISL, from the World ...

www.environment.co.za/mining-2/effects-of-mining.html

Apr 20, 2015 ... Bad mining practices can ignite coal fires, which can burn for ... Strip mining accounts for about 40 percent of the world's coal mines but in some ...

www.brilliantearth.com/dirty-gold-facts

Get the facts about dirty gold mining, a dangerous and environmentally destructive industry, and learn what we can do to help.

www.uow.edu.au/~sharonb/STS300/sustain/mining/impactarticle1.html

Mining the Earth. John E. Young, Worldwatch Institute. MINERAL INDUSTRIES RAVAGING THE EARTH. Mining ranks among the world's most destructive ...