What is mining? - Rainforest Information for Kids
An example of a large scale mine is the Serra Pelada mine in Brazil which yielded 29,000 tons of gold from 1980 to 1986 and employed 50,000 workers (Kricher, 1997). ... Small scale mining occurs in places such as Suriname, Guyana, Central Africa, and many other places around the world. ... Name two effects of mining on the people.
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