Chapter

Biodiversity Conservation, Minerals Extraction, and Development

Alyson Warhurst and Kevin Franklin

in Footprints in the Jungle

Published in print February 2001 | ISBN: 9780195125788
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780199832927 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195125789.003.0012
 Biodiversity Conservation, Minerals Extraction, and Development

More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Economic Development and Growth

GO

Show Summary Details

Preview

This chapter discusses the effects of minerals development on biodiversity; land use and fragmentation; pollution resulting from mining operations; managing biological resources in minerals development; emerging best practices; exploration; innovation for remediation and reuse throughout the mine operation; rehabilitation and decommissioning; national legislation; corporate social responsibility within the minerals sector; and the future challenges of minerals extraction and development.

Keywords: best practices; biodiversity; corporate social responsibility; minerals; mining

Chapter.  7748 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Economic Development and Growth

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.