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Issues Of Mining In The Philippines

irresponsible mining damages the environment,large-scale mining is destructive as it uses the method of open-pit mining which entails clearing thousands of hectares of rainforests and agricultural lands, deep excavations to extract minerals, the use of toxic heavy metals and chemicals to process mineral ores, and the consumption of millions of liters of water .ngo cooperation leads to tougher mining legislation,mining in the philippines causes serious problems such as pollution and deforestation. supported by iucn nl, ten local ngos got together and successfully .characterization of black sand mining activities and ,we detected a total of twenty black sand mining sites on luzon island and insar sand mining activities and their environmental impacts in the philippines .philippine court upholds open-pit mining ban in mindanao,the history of mining in the philippines shows that most, if not all, open pits have ended up as perpetual liabilities, causing adverse impacts to .

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