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    Mining and planetary health: a GeoHealth-led special collection

    Hudson-Edwards, Karen A. (2018) Mining and planetary health: a GeoHealth-led special collection. GeoHealth , ISSN 2471-1403.

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    Abstract

    Mining is a vital part of the global economy, but unmanaged releases of mine wastes can affect the health of humans, ecosystems, water, soil and Earth surface environments (e.g., rivers and estuaries). New technological developments and multidisciplinary collaborations are leading to new insights into the relationship between mining and the health of the Earth. In recognition of the importance of this topic, GeoHealth is leading in the creation of a special collection of papers on the theme of Mining and Planetary Health, to summarize the current state of knowledge, outline topics for urgent action and further research, and highlight positive efforts in environmental and health protection. Submissions are invited from researchers investigating the impacts of mining at the intersection of the Earth and environmental sciences and human, ecosystem, and planetary health.

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    Item Type: Article
    Additional Information: ** From Crossref via Jisc Publications Router. ** Licence for VoR version of this article starting on 20-10-2018: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): mining, contamination, human health, ecosystem health, Earth surface environments, acid mine drainage
    School: School of Science > Earth and Planetary Sciences
    SWORD Depositor: Mr Joe Tenant
    Depositing User: Mr Joe Tenant
    Date Deposited: 30 Oct 2018 14:55
    Last Modified: 10 Feb 2021 21:27
    URI: https://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/24873

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