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3 ways mining companies can help protect biodiversity

3 ways mining companies can help protect biodiversity
3 Ways Mining Companies Can Help Protect Biodiversity | GZERO Media

You'd think the best thing an extractive industry like mining can do for biodiversity would be to go out of business. Think again, says International Council on Mining and Metals CEO Rohitesh “Ro” Dhawan.

He shares three ways mining can have a positive impact on reversing the course of nature's destruction during "Time for nature: Turning biodiversity risk into opportunity," a livestream conversation hosted by GZERO in partnership with Suntory.

First, conservation. Second, restoration. And third, disclosure of lots of data.

Once mining firms "understand what species there are in the area, they change their mining plan to make sure it doesn't disturb those species," Dhawan says.

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