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28/09/2012· Impact of Stone Quarrying on the Environment and the Livelihood of Communities in Mandera County, Kenya Felix Lamech Mogambi Ming’ate 1* and Mohamed Yussuf Mohamed 1 1Department of Environmental Studies and Community Development, Kenyatta University, P.O.Box 43844-00100, Nairobi, Kenya. Authors’ contributions This work was carried out inEnvironmental and socio impacts of mining as an extractive,,The social and environmental impact of mining in Kenya and Cambodia is a subject that is often not included in the agenda that is not discussed widely , despite its importance. Indeed the impact of mining on the environment and population, although it is often known, must be researched. However, without regulation in the economic and political levels, the impact onGold mining activities' impact on Human and Environmental,,Potentially harmful elements such as Mercury (Hg), Arsenic(As), lead(Pb), Cadmium (Cd), Chromium(Cr), Copper(Cu) and Zinc(Zn) were analyzed in drinking water, soils, scalp hair and nails of female adults in the low lying areas of Migori Gold Mining Belt, who were working in the small scale mines.