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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Environmental_impact_of_mining

The environmental impact of mining includes erosion, formation of sinkholes, loss of ... Mining can have harmful effects on surrounding surface and groundwater if protective measures are not taken. The result can be unnaturally high ...

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

Apr 20, 2015 ... The effects of mining coal persists for years after coal is removed. ... Bad mining practices can ignite coal fires, which can burn for decades, ...

www.pegasusfoundation.org/effects-of-mining-environment-wildlife

Mar 9, 2017 ... Mining is an inherently destructive industry, and the mining effects of even a single operation can have a severe impact on the environment and ...

web.mit.edu/12.000/www/m2016/finalwebsite/problems/mining.html

Environmental Risks of Mining. How they arise and how their effects can be mitigated. Overview. Unregulated mining has the potential to release harmful ...

www.worldatlas.com/articles/what-is-the-environmental-impact-of-the-mining-industry.html

Water pollution, loss of biodiversity, soil erosion and pollution, and formation of sink holes are among the worst effects of the mining industry on the environment.

www.yourarticlelibrary.com/environment/9-adverse-effects-of-mining-on-environment/12334

Some of the major effects of mining on the environment are as follows: ... Release of harmful trace element e.g., CO, Pb, Cd etc. leads to the contamination of ...

www.oxfam.org.au/what-we-do/mining/impacts-of-mining

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 ...

greenliving.lovetoknow.com/How_Does_Mining_Affect_the_Environment

However, it has environmental impacts felt beyond mines and their vicinity. ... Strip mining is more harmful as larger tracts of land is affected, but is favored by the ...

www.miningafrica.net/mining-news/effects-of-mining

Jan 26, 2017 ... Negative Effects of Mining in Africa on the Environment. Mining firms are not only attracted to developing countries in Africa because of mineral ...