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Restoration of ecological equilibrium in mined areas can be achieved through

A

Revegetation of the mined habitats

B

Conversion of mined habitats into agricultural ecosystems

C

Prevention of soil erosion

D

Prevention of grazing

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Revegetation of the mined habitats

A number of world's ecosystems have undergone significant degradation leading to a negative impact on the biodiversity and livelihood. One such ecosystem that has depleted over the years is the mined habitats. Since the mineral rich areas are also rich in forest resources. However continuous mining activities tend to change the ecological equilibrium. Restoration of the ecological equilibrium of the mined areas can be achieved by understanding the ecology, plant succession and soil types of the place and revegetation of the spoils .

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