Development of mineral resources in the Arctic is fraught with distructive environmental effects of currently used technologies.Therefore a protest arises with the public against deposit mining. Presently in use reclamation methods are expensive, can't provide complete restoration of initial landscape, and reduce to a great extent numerous favourable effects of a technogenic landscape. Ecological problems of the Arctic might be successfully solved by designing technogenic landscapes before starting mining operations provided they are most fully adapted to environment. Maximum favourable result from technology adaptation might be reached in case of international cooperation of experience in mining and protecting mineral resources in the Arctic.

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