How does mining hurt animals?



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    Mining has several adverse ecological effects to the surrounding environment. 

    1- Scarcity, acidity, saltiness of water

    2- Heavy metals introduced into ecosystem

    3- Deadly cyanide leaks into subsoil and surface water

    4- Acid drainage

    5- Dislocation of ore causes sedimentation in rivers and soil erosion

    All of these can have devestating effects on local animal and plant life.

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