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By Linda Starke

Analyzes the various wishes and dangers of all these affected and the problems of provide and insist for minerals in the course of the global. bargains a version that different industries can stick to. Softcover. CD-ROM integrated.

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The Forum engaged with local and national government and used the media to disseminate information. CBF activities built relationships by conducting mine site visits and national and local workshops. There has also been information sharing using newsletters, local consultations, and the Internet. CBF also promoted models for action through a small grants programme and by producing an emergency response plan. The CBF has provided an greater voice for local communities and improved NGO capacity and experience, especially at the local level.

London: IIED and WBCSD. O’Keefe, Ed (2002) Mining, Sustainable Development and Biodiversity Issues. Prepared for the MMSD October 2001 workshop on Mining and Biodiversity. London: IIED and WBCSD. html 2 Richards, D. (2002) Mining and Protected Areas. Prepared for the MMSD October 2001 workshop on Mining and Biodiversity. London: IIED and WBCSD. Phillips, A. (2002) Mining and Protected Areas. Prepared for the MMSD October 2001 workshop on Mining and Biodiversity. London: IIED and WBCSD. org 5 Much of the material in this chapter was taken from the two papers presented at the MMSD October 2001 workshop by Richards, D.

30 ROOM TO MANOEUVRE? ■ Some impacts may cause irreversible changes that lead to extinctions, but some environments are more resilient and changes might be reversible. ■ Some impacts may only cause local extinctions, not global ones. ■ Mining could deliver much-needed resources for conservation, if the mining agreements drawn up with host governments articulate such conditions. ■ Other activities, such as agriculture or timber extraction, may continue to threaten the sensitive area even in the absence of mining activity.

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