The nature is a rich source of materials that has enabled us to develop human civilization to its present level. Without mining this would not be possible. We get minerals and metals through mining. Fossil fuels like coal and petroleum are also collected through mining. What we get from nature through mining has helped in the improvement and establishment of new industries and innovation of new technologies. It has provided jobs to millions of people. The mining companies are a huge part of world economy. We can’t stop mining but we also cannot neglect the negative impact of mining on our environment. Mining is one of the biggest reasons behind global warming and climatic changes. It has contributed to a large part of world pollution. In this article some of the effects of regular mining will be discussed so that you understand what it is doing to our nature and environment.