Map of Abandoned Mines in sub-Saharan Africa

Map of Abandoned Mines in sub-Saharan Africa

A UNESCO initiative researching the environmental and health impacts of abandoned mines in sub-Saharan Africa has compiled a map of abandoned mine sites on the continent. Mapping has been conducted in Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, DRCongo, Kenya, Mali, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe See the map here.  Abandoned mines and mine infrastructure are the cause of many often ignored...

MiningWatch Canada: Reports

MiningWatch Canada — MiningWatch Canada: Reports

MiningWatch Canada have produced extensive reports documenting adverse environmental and social impacts resulting from mining activities. Environmental and Health Effects of Chromium This report documents how Cliffs Natural Resources is proposing to develop a large chromite deposit in a remote area of northern Ontario in Canada. Chromium, a toxic metal,...