Metal Mining and the Environment
by T. L. Hudson, F. D. Fox, G. S. Plumlee
Publisher: American Geological Institute 1999
Number of pages: 68
The booklet offers new tools for raising awareness and understanding of the impact and issues surrounding metal mining and the environment. It can help you: illustrate the importance of our natural and environmental resources; provide a geoscience perspective on metal mining and the environment; improve Earth science literacy; and increase student understandings of Earth resources and systems.
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