What are some pros and cons of mining?

1 Answer
Write your answer here...
Start with a one sentence answer
Then teach the underlying concepts
Don't copy without citing sources
preview
?

Answer

Write a one sentence answer...

Answer:

Explanation

Explain in detail...

Explanation:

I want someone to double check my answer

Describe your changes (optional) 200

133

Answer:

List of major aspects below:

Explanation:

In a nutshell, although it is an undeniable fact that mining affects our world enormously, we ought not to demonize its practice while its benefits are constantly enjoyed by the large majority of people.

PROS:

I. Economic incomes.

  • enormous earnings by exportation, private contracts

II. Job offers/opportunities for locals.

III. Extraction of essential resources (raw materials)

  • natural gas, oil, coal, minerals, etc.
  • it brings about energy

CONS:

I. Contamination of the natural environment, pollution

  • such as AMD or acid mine drainage and contaminated water souces. This is a counter-effect against agriculture.

II. (Barely permanent) destruction of ecosystems

  • erosion, denaturalisation,

III. Chemical poisoning of people nearby.

Was this helpful? Let the contributor know!
1500
Impact of this question
13765 views around the world
You can reuse this answer
Creative Commons License