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Habitat Destruction

2021-9-27 · Wetlands and marine areas have endured high levels of habitat destruction. More than 50% of wetlands in the U.S. have been destroyed in just the last 200 years. Between 60% and 70% of European wetlands have been completely destroyed. About …

Habitat loss

Habitat loss not only jeopardises the survival of individual species, but also destabilises the complex interactions between organisms and undermines the ability of ecosystems to function effectively as a whole. These impacts are likely to be exacerbated by climate …

Mining-induced displacement and resettlement: The case …

2019-5-1 · 1. Introduction. Mining-induced displacement and resettlement (MIDR) can cause major social disruption and affect the socioeconomic condition of resettled persons, yet it is an inevitable outcome of incremental mineral exploitation (Kemp, Owen, & Collins, 2017; Owen & Kemp, 2015).Mining-induced displacement involves, mostly, the involuntary movement of affected people from their original abode ...

Debate Displacement and Relocation from Protected …

2008-12-22 · in the views of activists and others who oppose displacement from wildlife sanctuaries. Such critics point to the recurrent pattern of displacement of communities and loss of livelihoods caused by PAs (Brockington 2002; Schmidt-Soltau 2003). The chasm between the biologists'' and social scientists'' perspectives on re-

Examples of Natural Disasters | GEOG 30N: Environment …

2008 Cyclone Nargis, Myanmar. Myanmar (also known as Burma) is a coastal country in Southeast Asia. On May 2, 2008, Myanmar was hit by a category 4 cyclone named Nargis. The damage caused by Nargis was extreme, both because the cyclone was so powerful and because Myanmar was not …

Mining drives extensive deforestation in the Brazilian ...

2017-10-18 · Extent of mining-induced deforestation. Mining caused deforestation within leases. These areas contained 6,880 km 2 of forests in 2005, of which 14% (983 km 2) were cleared by 2015 (Table 1 ...

Impacts of Mining on Rivers

2002-1-15 · wildlife and humans. Many also leak acid into waterways, killing almost every living thing downstream. The United States has yet to address the impacts of mining in any comprehensive way. Most mining operations are governed by the General Mining Law, which has not been amended or updated since 1872. The mining industry must comply with the

Developmental Consequences: Causing displacement ...

2016-5-29 · The consequences of almost all developmental projects lead to forced displacement of millions from their roots thereby denigrating them from their culture, customs and languages. Hence the process of displacement and rehabilitation ought …

Mining-Induced Displacement and Resettlement: Social ...

2012-9-16 · Other sources estimated the scale of mining-caused displacement in India at more than 2,55 million people between 1950 and 1990. Contrary to the opinions of some specialists, the problem of mining-induced displacement and resettlement is a global problem, occurring on all continents.

Oil and Natural Gas Extraction is not ''Mining'', Says ...

2021-10-22 · New Delhi: A wildlife conservation body under the Narendra Modi government has exempted oil and natural gas extraction from the definition of ''mining'' activity, paving the way for rampant hydrocarbon exploitation in and around some of the densest forests of India which are also extremely rich with flora and fauna.

Mining-induced displacement and resettlement: a critical ...

2015-1-15 · 1. Introduction. Physical displacement, relocation and resettlement are widely acknowledged as posing enormous risks to project-affected peoples. For over four decades, scholars, campaigners and project-affected people have sought to highlight the effects of development-induced displacement and resettlement (DIDR).1, 2 During this time, there has been a proliferation of case studies, research ...

Ocha Myanmar Humanitarian Brief

2018-9-27 · Displacement was usually caused either by conflict between ethnic armed groups and the Myanmar Military, or as a result of fighting between different

Environmental Impacts of Mining: A Study of Mining ...

2019-2-28 · Ratnakar Bhengara wrote about how displacement caused by coal mining goes unquestioned at the level of policy-making. Though Coal India had a rehabilitation policy that promised employment to those being displaced, Bhengara found that …

Anti-personnel landmines in Myanmar: a cause of ...

Mine warfare has taken place in Myanmar for more than two decades. Anti-personnel mines are used by both the formal military forces of the State Peace and Development Council (SPDC) and by armed groups opposing the junta. Landmine Monitor has documented anti-personnel mine contamination in ten of the country s 14 States and Divisions, mostly in... Read more »

Effects of Species Extinction on The Ecosystem

2020-4-29 · Species extinction can cause an increase in the population of prey, which means in an ecosystem, the number of animals that were prey to another species increases drastically causing an imbalance in the ecosystem and vice versa. …

Construction sector, biodiversity and wildlife conservation

2018-5-1 · Restore and, where possible, link and connect existing habitats and landscape features which could potentially be of major importance for wildlife - enhancing their intrinsic quality and also their ability to support migration, dispersal and genetic …

Environmental crime: trafficking in wildlife and timber

2021-11-22 · Trafficking in wildlife within Asia. Asia serves as a source, transit and destination region for a large share of the endangered animals poached in the world; Cambodia, the Lao People''s Democratic Republic and Myanmar are the main source countries.

(PDF) River Bank Erosion Induced Human Displacement …

2014-10-27 · All these insecurities caused by forced displacement lead to deprivation, destitute, fragility and increased vulnerability of the families. Distribution of migrants by reasons. (Source: NSS, 2012)

Causes, Effects and Solutions for Mining

For mining purposes, big machines are often used in order to make the mining process more effective and to reduce the physical work for miners. However, these machines emit large amounts of harmful gases, also including greenhouse gases like methane or CO2. Thus, mining can also cause air pollution and the implied consequences.

Wildlife and Habitat Destruction

2018-8-28 · Wildlife and Habitat Destruction "Zoos are becoming facsimiles - or perhaps caricatures - of how animals once were in ... Impacts to habitat can be caused directly by such activities as the clearing of forests to grow crops or build homes, or indirectly, for example, by the introduction of invasive species ...

Climate disasters ''caused more internal displacement than ...

2021-5-20 · Climate disasters ''caused more internal displacement than war'' in 2020 This article is more than 6 months old Refugee organisation says 30m new displacements last year were due to floods ...

How Many People Will We Continue to Displace In the …

2019-2-28 · Ratnakar Bhengara wrote about how displacement caused by coal mining goes unquestioned at the level of policy-making. Though Coal India had a rehabilitation policy that promised employment to those being displaced, Bhengara found that …

Forced Displacement November 2014 in the Thilawa …

2014-11-13 · displacement throughout the country, undermining the human rights of the people living in affected areas. Forced displacement threatens people on every continent. Environmental degradation, conflict, the race for scarce resources, development projects, and land grabs have caused a significant number of these illegal displacements.

Stop Mining Project From Destroying Pristine Wilderness ...

Target: Deb Haaland, Secretary of Department of the Interior Goal: Prevent Twin Metals mining company from poisoning local wildlife and driving life-long residents from their homes. For years, Twin Metals has been pushing to construct an environmentally destructive copper-nickel mine near the Boundary Waters, which straddles the US-Canadian Border and is comprised of land in Minnesota and Ontario.

Species extinction from global warming

2021-11-15 · Species extinction from global warming - Iberdrola. Climate change is accelerating the sixth extinction. World biodiversity has declined alarmingly in half a century: more than 25,000 species, almost a third of those known, are in danger of …

MYANMAR

2021-1-27 · Myanmar in collaboration with the Inter-Cluster Coordination Group, UNHCR and humanitarian partners. ... caused the displacement of about …

Environmental Risks of Mining

2012-12-11 · Environmental hazards are present during every step of the open-pit mining process. Hardrock mining exposes rock that has lain unexposed for geological eras. When crushed, these rocks expose radioactive elements, asbestos-like minerals, and …

(PDF) Environmental and social impacts of mining and …

2016-9-20 · Mining induced displacement has increased significantly as coal production has shifted from underground to opencast mining (Singh 2007). As per the Ministry of Coal (2005), more than 80 per cent ...

Compensation policy for displacement caused by dam ...

In the Pacific region, mining, tourism and logging are among the major factors that have caused involuntary resettlement and dispossession of community land (e.g., Banks et al. 2013 for the case ...