Explosive remnants of war negatively impact the environment and some clearance methods used by mine action organizations can potentially lead to environmental degradation. Mine action organizations need to consider the negative impact potential of their operations and adopt mitigation measures to ensure they do no harm.
Hoffman, Ursin and Rapillard, Pascal
"Do No Harm in Mine Action: Why the Environment Matters,"
The Journal of ERW and Mine Action
: Vol. 19
, Article 13.
Available at: https://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol19/iss1/13