Mining Threatens Mongolia’s Fragile Environmental Balance
Apr 25, a fifth of mongolian land has been earmarked for mining. investors are so happy about this they have given a new moniker to the world’s second-biggest landlocked country: “minegolia”. mining’s share of mongolia’s economy has doubled in a decade. copper, gold, uranium, silver and coal mines account for 20-30% of national gdp and 89% of annual.