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Mining, Environment and Biodiversity

Mining, Environment and Biodiversity

Author Name : Ms. Neha Yadav

ABSTRACT: Mining has been an important economic activity of man since historical times for economic development of a region but only in recent decades the ecological impacts of mining have come into light. This paper relies on secondary sources for data which focuses on the mining activities in mineral rich states, impacts of mining operations on environment, degradation of resources and biodiversity with reference to the state of Jharkhand. It attempts to emphasize on the need of paying attention to the damage done to the ecology at the cost of economic development.