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The act, process or industry of extracting coal, ores, etc. from the earth (Source: GEMET/CED), including the search for economic deposits of minerals, ore, gas, oil, or coal by geological surveys, geophysical prospecting, boreholes and trial pits, or surface or underground headings, drifts, or tunnels. (Source: GEMET/MGH)
Broader: mineral resource
Narrower: artisanal mining
Concept URI: https://www.informea.org/en/terms/mining
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разработка полезных ископаемых
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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with mining
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|Basel Convention||11 documents|
|Stockholm Convention||2 documents|
|Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds||1 decision|
|Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents||4 articles and paragraphs|
|Agreement on the Conservation of Populations of European Bats||1 document|
|United Nations Environment Assembly||1 decision|