pollution occurs during mineral exploration more intense air and water pollution emanates from the exploitation stages particularly if carried out on a large scale. in nigeria the greatest pollution effect comes from a large-scale exploitation of petroleum limestone and rocks used in the construction works (unesco-mab 1995).
abstract. mineral resources exploitation significantly affects the spatial structure and evolutive trend of urbanization in arid areas. in this study the spatial autocorrelation method and the spatial computation model were used to investigate the spatial impacts of mineral resources excavation and processing on comprehensive level of urbanization in the tarim river basin xinjiang china for
environmental effect of mineral exploitation in nigeria. environmental effect of mineral exploitation in nigeria aigbedion i and iyayi s. e ambrose alli university ekpoma-nigeria. accepted 14 february 2007
the exploitation of natural resources is the use of natural resources for economic growth sometimes with a negative connotation of accompanying environmental degradation. it started to emerge on an industrial scale in the 19th century as the extraction and processing of raw materials (such as in mining steam power and machinery
environmental effect of mineral exploitation in nigeria. changes in topsoil characteristics which occurs during mineral exploitation have the capacity to alter the acidity and salt content and