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What are the disadvantages and advantages of mining in antarctica?

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2014-07-13 16:57:53

The Antarctic Treaty prohibits any kind of commercial activity -- including mining -- south of 60 degrees South latitude.

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There no advantages: mining is not allowed in Antarctica, based on The Antarctic Treaty.



Disadvantages are: Extinction of animal species Pollution Poisoning the water with fuels etc from mining equiptment Advantages are: Scientific results on how the animals survive and research into how the krill are surviving and research into the minerals and phytoplankton. Hope this helps, :)


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There is no mining in Antarctica.


Advantages to the mining industry in general are that it can add jobs and money to the nearby economy. Some disadvantages are that the work is dangerous, and it is depleting the earthâ??s natural resources.


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Disadvantages: It is harder than surface mining and it also costs more money and takes more time Advantages: Leads to more minerals and ore, also creates less pollution.


There is no mining allowed in Antarctica.


Disadvantages:Surface mining is very dangerous.Advantages:Subsurface mining is saferSubsurface mining is cheaper,Subsurface mining is faster60% of the mining in the US is Subsurface mining.


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advantages: creates jobs. Gets a lot of limestone at once. disadvantages: destroys natural wildlife. Noise and dust polution. Expensive


There are no countries mining in Antarctica. Amongst other things, the Antarctic Treaty prevents mining in Antarctica.


There IS no mining in Antarctica- it is protected by international treaty.


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There is no mining allowed in Antarctica.


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There is no mining in Antarctica: The Antarctic Treaty forbids it.


There is no mining in Antarctica. It is forbidden by the Antarctic Treaty.


There is no mining allowed in Antarctica, per the Antarctic Treaty.


There is no mining in Antarctica, no mining south of 60 degrees S, per the Antarctic Treaty.


no mining in Antarctica my help but only for 30 years or so mining can disturb Antarctica global warming and the ozone layer



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