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Uploaded on Aug 25, 2010

This is the 5th lesson in the series, "Lithosphere." This lesson explains how mining activities pollute the environment and describes strategies for containing the negative impact of mining. It discusses these issues in the context of South Africa's mining industry

Uploaded on Aug 25, 2010

This is the 6th lesson in the series, "Lithosphere." This lesson examines current sources of energy demand and supply, discusses alternative, viable sources of energy, and reviews practical ways to reduce energy wastage in households

Published on Dec 20, 2012

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Uranium mining - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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World Uranium production in 2005

Resource Snapshot (5): Phosphorus - World Resources Forum
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Although the timing of the production peak is uncertain, there is no denial from the fertilizer industry that the quality of the existing phosphate rocks is ...

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EPA to review mountaintop coal mining permits | cleveland.com
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The permits are issued by the Army Corps of Engineers, an agency that has been criticized by environmental groups and has been sued for failing to thoroughly evaluate the environmental impact of