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mining

(mi'ning) [ME]
1. The extraction of useful information from a database. Synonym: data mining
2. The extraction from the earth of materials with industrial value, such as coal, silver, or gold. Miners are exposed to various occupational disorders, including respiratory diseases (e.g., pneumoconiosis), allergies, and traumatic injuries.

data mining

Mining (1).
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In order to make the case, the author examines issues in law and practice connected to various cases of environmental degradation around the world, with a particular focus on the Camisea Project, a mineral extraction industry in Peru, prior to examining how his draft right could be instituted and work in practice.
Views are being sought on what the mineral extraction targets should be for each part of the region, among several other topics.
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