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Better mining corporations want to adopt “Responsible Mining”. This paper outlines what responsible mining actually is and offers a guide to corporations wanting more information on how to become responsible. Eight principles are outlined, followed by a discussion of No-Go Zones to mining: which sites are off-limits to all mining and why. The Annex on Compensatory Offsets suggests that, on occasion, there may be some exceptions to a No-Go Zone. Download Research Paper Here.