Iron Ore Mining – an Economic Success or an Environmental Disaster?

Entrant's name

Lilly Brincker

School name

Methodist Ladies’ College, WA

Synopsis

Iron-ore mining in Australia impacts everything; the economy, the jobs of people and represents the future of the new generations. But the environmental damage caused by the extraction, processing and transport of iron-ore is becoming more substantial. Without new solutions, the sustainability of iron-ore mining will slowly deplete.

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