|Natural capital on which mining
|Impacts of unsustainable practices of the mining sector on natural capital||Clearance and degradation of natural
forest, biodiversity loss, and carbon
Degraded watershed functions (soil erosion), river pollution, and damage to aquatic ecosystems and biodiversity, river sedimentation.
|Impacts of declining natural capital on the mining and other sectors||River sedimentation due to erosion
can restrict river barge transport,
resulting in increased costs for dredging
and cost of alternative infrastructure
Pollution of waterways can affect water supply and fishery sector.