Biodiversity In Mining

April 24th, 2023

Australian Mining Review, Other, 20/04/2023
Preserving biodiversity is becoming an increasingly important function for mining companies as the combined pressures of social responsibility, legal compliance and business resilience begin to mount and the sector comprehends that ensuring the conservation of biodiversity can enhance its reputation, compliance and sustainability. […] Although the direct impacts of mining on biodiversity are relatively small because of the generally small areas of land that mines use, the CSIRO says negative impacts on biodiversity can accumulate when there are multiple mining projects within a region and regional development around mines can spread these negative impacts across a broader area.

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