Causes And Effects Of Illegal Gold Mining
Causes and Effects of Illegal Gold Mining (Galamsey) Activities on School Dropout and Residents at the Tutuka Central Circuit in Obuasi Municipality in Ashanti Region, Ghana.Oct 26, 2016 Bempah et al. , found a concentration of 92.17 mg kg in gold mine tailings in Ghana. Gold mining has greatly increased Cu concentration in the environment which upon release binds to particles of organic matter, clay minerals and sesquioxides leading to great accumulation in the soil . Copper exists in two states, oxidized state Cu(II), and.NIOSH studied gold miners silica dust exposure and the risk of kidney disease. NIOSH’s first study was of gold miners who worked underground for at least one year between 1940-1965. The study examined deaths due to lung cancer, kidney disease, tuberculosis, and diseases of the immune system. NIOSH next studied gold miners who worked.Jul 29, 2016 Illegal gold mining requires clearing rainforests and using hazardous chemicals, which have led to detrimental environmental damages, such as deforestation in the Peruvian Amazon and contamination of the water with mercury. It has also led to labor exploitation, human trafficking, and other human rights abuses.