illegal mining activities have cause a great harm, to the environment This is because most of the minerals are found in rivers and its environs,and as a result,the mining companies do blast the the river environs to get access to the targeted minerals,without caring about the effects and dangers it may have on trees,birds,animals,and even individuals in the various mining communities.
Deforestation,also includes the damages mining causes to the environment.Its involves the clearing of the forest leading to cutting down of trees,to enable the miners accomplish their mission,of extracting minerals.
On the other hand,illegal miners do not put in any measures to safeguard them from taking risk.With the fact that the illegal miners are mostly unskillful,they also uses unprotected tools and equipments and as a result,serve as a threat to the nation.
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