There’s no question that mining has a major impact on the environment, but 15-year-old Daramalan College student Gabrielle Jarvis was keen to investigate the extent of the impact. Gabrielle studied the impact of mining waste from a local mine on the macroinvertebrates in the Molonglo River and the overall habitat.
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Transcript available here: csiro.au/Education-media/Videos/Vimeo/BHP-Awards-2017/Gabrielle-Jarvis/video-transcript