Mining and oil threatens one in three natural world ,

Nearly one in three natural world heritage sites are at risk of exploration for fossil fuels and mining, a report from the conservation charity WWF has found The record high of 31% at risk is up ....

Investigating the impact of world heritage site tourism on ,

Investigating the impact of World Heritage site tourism on the intangible heritage of a community: Tsodilo Hills World Heritage site, Botswana Susan Keitumetse Research Fellow in Cultural Heritage Tourism, the University of Botswana, Gaborone, Botswana Olivia Nthoi Graduate Student, the University of Botswana, Gaborone, Botswana ABSTRACT...

Kruger Park News | Mapungubwe mining impact on environment

The coalition of civil society organisations challenging the authorisations given to mining company Limpopo Coal (Pty) Ltd's proposed Vele colliery outside the Mapungubwe National Park and World Heritage Site has agreed to suspend legal proceedings against the mining company pending the outcome of negotiations with it...

Human Health Impacts - Navajo Nation

Human Health Impacts on the Navajo Nation from Uranium Mining , To further investigate human health impacts from uranium mining on the Navajo Nation, follow the links below , This American Journal of Public Health article describes the history of uranium mining and the Navajo people The abstract may be viewed for free and the article and ....

Environmental Impacts of Mining: A Study of Mining ,

Most mining sites in the study area exhibit low pH and low levels of soil macronutrients such as Nitrogen and Phosphorus that are necessary for crop production In addition, the search for new mining sites is taking over the available land and thus reducing the size of suitable and usable land in the area...

CORNISH MINING WORLD HERITAGE SITE BID ECONOMIC ,

Cornish Mining World Heritage Site Economic Impact Atlantic Consultants June 2003 1 1 INTRODUCTION 11 Atlantic Consultants were commissioned by Cornwall Enterprise in September 2002 to undertake a study of the Economic Impact of the proposed World Heritage Site (WHS) inscription for Cornish Mining Heritage...

Recent case studies of sand mining, utilization and ,

Abstract The paper discusses the imperatives of sand mining and the environmental impacts using selected case histories in the Niger Delta and elsewhere The continuation of sand mining in spite of the associated adverse environmental effects, have been linked to the creation of new usable land from marginal lands of the region and sustained ....

Exploring the Impacts of Mining on Tourism Growth and ,

Abstract Mining licenses in post-apartheid South Africa are being granted by the ruling government in sensitive areas that are important tourism hubs and employment generators Limited research has been conducted to understand mining impacts on protected environments and tourism sit...

Save Mapungubwe EDIT - Centre for Environmental Rights

SAVE MAPUNGUBWE Why is Mapungubwe important to South Africa? , As such, it is very likely that the mine will impact on the World Heritage site in a number of ways including threatening protected species, causing dust and noise that disturbs the feel and look of the area, possible pollution , impact of mining on water resources in the area ....

Abstract: The Impacts of Cultural Heritage Tourism: A Case ,

Cultural Heritage Tourism uses the remains of history which the traveler is interested Cultural Heritage Tourism has positive and negative impact on social-cultural, physical and economic aspects of Indian Society Ajanta Caves in India which is a world heritage site and caves of Buddhist affiliation have been carved in Deccan basalt...

Economic Valuation of Mining Heritage from a Recreational ,

Abstract: Heritage tourism can increase incomes and stimulate the economy in former mining areas , preserve mining heritage, identifying sites of national or international relevance, generating lists , impacts associated with the enabling project are compatible with their conservation [8]...

Tourists perceptions of World Heritage Site and its ,

Tourists perceptions of World Heritage Site and its designation , meanings and conceptualizations associated with the World Heritage Site designation In-depth open as well as semi-structured interviews were conducted with 57 participants , exploring the designation effects on visitors' on-site behaviors such as readiness to wait on the ....

List of World Heritage in Danger - Wikipedia

Threats to a site can be either proven imminent threats or potential dangers that could have adverse effects on a site , Some sites have been designated as World Heritage Sites and World Heritage in Danger in the same year, , Continued mining has left the mountain porous and unstable, causing portions of the summit to collapse, also the ....

Sites In Danger | African World Heritage Sites

Sites In Danger Unfortunately, Africa has more than its fair share of world heritage sites inscribed on the official List of World Heritage In Danger Of the 39 sites on the global Danger list, 17 (44%) are in Africa (see list below)...

UNESCO World Heritage Centre - List of factors affecting ,

Social factors that contribute to deterioration processes of the fabric of heritage sit Some uses might have a positive impact as they enhance certain values (eg ritual, religious) while others might compromise ascribed values and could lead to the deterioration of the heritage site...

Journal of Environmental Quality Abstract - Environmental ,

Abstract The impact of mining and smelting of metal ores on environmental quality is described Mines produce large amounts of waste because the ore is only a ,...

International Journal of Surface Mining, Reclamation and ,

Abstract The environmental impact of mining and evolving environmental legislation has been receiving increased attention worldwide in the last two decades ( Bradfield, Shultz & Stone 1996) The potential impacts associated wim unstable spoil dumps from mine operations is the focus of concern both by the mining industry, environmental legislative agencies and members of the public...

Cornish Mining | Strongbow Exploration Inc

An EU funded study on the socio-economic impacts of mining identifies that 82% of respondents in Cornwall were positive about mining reopening and expanding, , Cornish Mining World Heritage Site Cornwall Mining Alliance History of tin - The Cornwall Tin Mines ....

The impacts of tourism at a UNESCO heritage site in China ,

Abstract : In China, sites categorised as UNESCO World Heritage Sites are commonly used as a means of economic regeneration through tourism development This study is of a recent addition to the list, the diaolou (fortified tower houses) of Kaiping, Guangdong, in South China...

Adding Insult to Injury: The Impacts of Coal Extraction ,

The South African Civil Society Information Service A nonprofit news agency promoting social justice Seeking answers to the question: , CoAL has previously attracted controversy for its Vele mine near the Mapungubwe UNESCO heritage site, which has recently been granted permission to proceed , Environmental Impacts of Mining...

Mining threatens Mapungubwe World Heritage site in South ,

Mining threatens Mapungubwe World Heritage site in South Africa An Australian mining company, Coal of Africa Ltd, has started activities in a sensitive area without a water use license and with what many environmental experts consider to be an inadequate environmental management plan...

10 of the Great World Heritage Sites That Could Be ,

At many World Heritage sites, the direct and indirect impacts of climate change may present a threat to their outstanding universal value (OUV), integrity and authenticity...

Heritage Essay Examples | Kibin

Heritage Essay Exampl 13 total results The Impact of Heritage on the Different Aspects of a Person's Life 1,070 words 2 pag The Struggles of Chinese Immigrants in America 898 words 2 pag The Importance of Heritage in Every Developing Family 873 words 2 pag...

th Australian Stream Management Conference - Full Paper

Abstract Floodplain gravel miningcan cause change in the riverine environment, both locally and distant to the mining site, and in the short and long term Immediate effects of mining include loss of land and vegetation and other impacts such as noise, dust and vibration Gravel mining ,...

Wazi Apoh | Department of Archaeology

Dr Wazi Apoh started his appointment as a lecturer in the Department of Archaeology and Heritage Studies, University of Ghana on 9th June 2009 , (In Press) Mining Impacts on Customary Law and Heritage in Ghana and Western Australia: , Published Abstract...

Why many World Heritage sites are at risk | The Economist ,

Apr 17, 2017· UNESCO's World Heritage site designation aims to protect the world's most valuable natural and cultural treasur But often, that designation is not enough , mining, and oil and gas ....

The effects of community factors on residents´ perceptions ,

World Heritage Site inscription and sustainable tourism development S Mostafa , community while successfully managing the negative impacts of tourism, and improving heritage site conservation programs (Buckley, 2012; Jimura, 2011) , The effects of community factors on residents´ perceptions toward World Heritage Site inscription and ....