Mining in tropical regions : ecological impact and Dutch involvement

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Mining in tropical regions : ecological impact and Dutch involvement
IUCN Publication
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Examines the environmental impact of mining and the mineral industry, with a special emphasis on tropical forests. Two cases are described in detail, the Carajás area in Brazil and the Mt Nimba iron ore project on the border of Liberia and Côte d'Ivoire in West Africa. The report also looks into the environmental cost of Dutch mineral trading and the Dutch involvement in mineral project in rainforest areas.

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Amsterdam : Netherlands Committee for IUCN, 1996
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72p. : ill.
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1996
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90-75909-02-0
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Includes bibliographic references. Document partly translated in Spanish and adapted to the Central American situation published in 1999 : Mineria el trópico : el caso de Centroamérica (IUCN, 1999, 019)

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