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The tiger reserve threatened by dolomite mining is _______.

A

Kanha national park in Madhya Pradesh

B

Tiger reserve of Sunderbans

C

Buxa tiger reserve in West Bengal

D

Jim Corbet in Uttaranchal

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Buxa tiger reserve in West Bengal

  • Dolomite is a mineral found in various parts of Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal.
  • It is used extensively in steel making industry.
  • Dolomite makes the iron less rigid.
  • Dolomite is used as a substitute for Limestone in cement making industry,
  • Dolomite mining is done extensively in Buxa tiger reserve and it has resulted in loss of habitat for tiger population in West Bengal and resulted in the loss of their population.

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