Stop Mining in the Niyamgiri Hills

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The mining affects the Habitat of various species of plants and Animals. Specifically it affects Sambhars, Golden Ghecko, Sloth Bear, Leopard and the Pangolin. The Niyamgiri Hills are also hoime for around 50 species of Medicinal Plants. The tribals( Dongria Kondh) believe that the Niyamgiri Hills are sacred and they are very happy with their way of life. Their economy is based on gathering forest products for their food and other necessities.

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