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Environmental and Ethical Aspects of Sustainable Mining in Greenland

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  • The Increased Use Of Scarce Metals In Combination With Climate Changes Pave Way For Extensive Extrac
  • The Focus Of This Study Is On Environmental Ethical Aspects Of Mining Activities In A Vulnerable And
  • Mining Can Have Several Economic And Social Benefits For Greenland
  • On The Other Hand
  • The Environmental Impacts From Mining Are Well Known
  • Through Dpsir (Drivers
  • Pressures
  • States
  • Impacts
  • Responses) And Stakeholder Analysis
  • We Assess How Future Mining In Greenland Can Be Sustainably Implemented
  • The Analysis Revealed That Numerous Stakeholders Have To Be Taken Into Consideration With A Wide Ran
  • The Dpsir Analysis Clarified The Availability Of Various Potential Political Responses That Could Af
  • Pressures
  • States And Impacts Of Mining Mainly Focused On Implementation Of Effective Environmental Regulation
  • Our Findings Revealed Different Environmental Ethical Dilemmas Of Which The Most Critical Is How Gre
  • Gain Economical Revenue While Averting Destruction Of Unspoiled Regions And Aesthetic Impairment
  • We Recommend Strict Environmental Legislation Involving Use Of The “Polluter Pay Principle”
  • Continuous Monitoring Of Pollution And Establishment Of An Industry-Funded Catastrophe Trust Fund
  • These Initiatives Can Ensure Economic Benefits While Environmental Impacts Remain Negligible

Abstract

Environmental and Ethical Aspects of Sustainable Mining in Greenland - DTU Orbit (27/04/14) Environmental and Ethical Aspects of Sustainable Mining in Greenland - DTU Orbit (27/04/14) Hansen SH, Pedersen LC, Vilsgaard KD, Elbæk Nielsen I, Hansen SF. 2013. Environmental and Ethical Aspects of Sustainable Mining in Greenland. Journal of Earth Science and Engineering. (3):213-224.

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