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Tasmania s Chinese heritage an historical record of ,

The Chinese came to Tasmania 1875 - 1890 to work the alluvial tin fields of the North East They came as sojourners to make quick fortunes before returning to China They comprised the largest non-European ethnic community in 19th Century Tasmania The number of Chinese was never great, reaching a peak of approximately 1000 - 1500 in 1887, but they played a very important role in the ....

UNESCO World Heritage Centre

In 1979, the Committee decided to inscribe the Ohrid Lake on the World Heritage List under natural criteria iii In 1980, this property was extended to include the cultural and historical area, and cultural criteria i iii iv were added Extension of the Australian East Coast Temperate and ....

Are cultural heritage and resources threatened by climate ,

Climate change poses serious threats to the protection and preservation of cultural heritage and resourc Despite a high level of scholarly interest in climate change impacts on natural and socio-economic systems, a comprehensive understanding of the impacts of climate change on cultural heritage and resources across various continents and disciplines is noticeably absent from the literature...

Exploring the Impacts of Mining on Tourism Growth and ,

on the heritage sites for tourism income generation Smith, 2012 The Mapungubwe Heritage Site is a mineral rich area and there continue to be discoveries for mining potential within most of its ....

Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape

The Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape is one of the more remote sites on the UK mainland The closest international airport I could fly into was Bristol, still a 2 hour and 45 minute drive away from my first destination...

Interpretation reduces ecological impacts of visitors to ,

Minimal-impact interpretation is widely used to reduce the ecological impacts of visitors to protected areas We tested whether verbal appeals and/or role-model demonstrations of minimal-impact behavior by a trained guide reduced noise, litter, and trampling impacts on hiking trails in a subtropical rainforest...

Assessing the economic values of World Heritage Sites and ,

Nov 28, 2017 0183 32 Authenticity of tourism sites is expected to positively affect their economic values because tourists preferably visit sites perceived as more authentic This study aims to examine the extent to which consumers perceived authenticity affects economic values of the two World Heritage Sites ,...

The environmental impact of abandoned metal mines in the ,

Jul 27, 2017 0183 32 As the Mining Waste Directive does not cover mining sites closed before 1999, it is difficult to find the organisations responsible for pollution caused by these historic metal mines, and therefore attribute liability 4 Many abandoned metal mines are protected - they are an important reserve of biodiversity and part of our national ....

Wazi Apoh Department of Archaeology

August-December 2014 Co-directed Comparative anthropological research project on impact of mining on customary law and heritage resources with K Wissing, Dr W, Treasure, and Dr J, Fardin of University of Western Australia The project sites include the Newmont-Akyem and Anglogold Ashanti Obuasi mine impacted communities in Ghana and the ....

Mining and the African Environment

Abstract Africa is on the verge of a mining boom We review the environmental threats , occurrences and may be spared from direct mining impacts Some of the en- , a World Heritage Site, was downsized by 1,550 ha to allow for iron-ore prospecting Further, some 44 of ....

Photos 29 new UNESCO World Heritage sites around the ,

UNESCO has added 29 sites to its list of World Heritage sites around the world, from iconic American architecture, to an ancient city in Iraq, to some of the world s most stunning natural areas Sites are recognized for their cultural or historic significance, and gain new protections once they are added to ,...

ABSTRACT CULTURAL HERITAGE, HISTORIC ,

ABSTRACT Title of Thesis IF WE OWN THE STORY, WE OWN THE PLACE CULTURAL HERITAGE, HISTORIC PRESERVATION, AND GENTRIFICATION ON U STREET Stephanie Barbara Frank, Master of Arts, 2005 Thesis Directed by Mary Corbin Sies, Associate Professor Department of American Studies...

Mining firm granted approval to destroy Australian ,

Jun 11, 2020 0183 32 Mining giant BHP has been given government approval to destroy up to 40 indigenous heritage sites, Australia s Aboriginal Affairs Minister said ,...

Oxpeckers New mining threat at Mapungubwe heritage site

Rössler said due to threats related to the management of the Mapungubwe site and development pressures, notably mining, the committee has kept an eye on the site over the years Should a World Heritage Site face considerable threat to its values, the committee may decide to inscribe it on the List of World Heritage in Danger, she sa...

A Multitrophic Approach to Monitoring the Effects of Metal ,

CiteSeerX - Document Details Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda It is not known if current chemical and biological monitoring methods are appropriate for assessing the impacts of growing industrial development on ecologically sensitive northern waters We used a multitrophic level approach to evaluate current monitoring methods and to determine whether metal-mining activities had ....

BHP backs down on Aboriginal sites destruction at 5b project

Jun 11, 2020 0183 32 Mining giant BHP has agreed to hold fire on the WA government-approved destruction of a heritage site at its South Flank iron ore project , changes to plans to protect heritage site impact ....

Abstract The Impacts of Cultural Heritage Tourism A Case ,

Jul 16, 2014 0183 32 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...

PDF Exploring the Impacts of Mining on Tourism Growth ,

Exploring the Impacts of Mining on Tourism Growth and Local Sustainability The Case of Mapungubwe Heritage Site, Limpopo, South Africa The case of the Mapungubwe Heritage Site, Limpopo, ,...

Dozens more ancient heritage sites could be destroyed by ,

WA Treasurer Ben Wyatt said he had asked BHP to avoid or minimise impacts on heritage sit ABC News James Carmody No objections were filed and I approved the notice on May 19, 2020...

Environmental Impacts of Mining A Study of Mining ,

Within the framework of the revision of the questionnaire of the Periodic Reporting exercise Section II in 2008, the World Heritage Committee adopted a standard list of factors affecting the Outstanding Universal Value of World Heritage properti This list was established following a 2-year consultation process with experts in both fields of natural and cultural heritage...

BHP holds fire on destruction of ancient heritage sites

Jun 11, 2020 0183 32 BHP holds fire on destruction of 40 ancient Aboriginal heritage sites as part of South Flank development in Pilbara despite approval Stuart McKinnon The ,...

The role of tourism in the conservation of cultural ,

Due to the declining fortunes in agriculture, mining and manufacturing sectors, many developing countries have turned to tourism as a panacea to the numerous economic problems facing them However, emphasis in Kenya has been mainly on beach and wildlife tourism, to the total exclusion of cultural tourism This paper discusses critically the contribution of international tourism in the ....

Exploring the Impacts of Mining on ,

Aug 10, 2017 0183 32 Limited research has been conducted to understand mining impacts on protected environments and tourism sit This paper will focus on the Mapungubwe World Heritage Site as a tourist attraction in Limpopo to shed light on how mining is impacting on the area and on tourism development and local sustainability...

Heritage Mineral Site Threatens Water and Endangered ,

The Heritage Mineral Site was assigned a Forest Area management to the 4,085 acre overlap portion of the site Under the CMP this would allow for 1 house for every 158 acres of land During the initial review process the Pinelands Preservation Alliance strongly pushed to have the more stringent Pinelands CMP regulations apply to any and ....

Terrestrial Ecosystem Impacts of Sulfide Mining Scope of ,

Large-scale metal mining operations are planned or underway in many locations across the boreal forest biome in North America, Europe, and Asia Although many published analyses of mining impacts on water quality in boreal landscapes are available, there is little guidance regarding terrestrial impacts Scoping of potential impacts of Cu-Ni exploration and mining in sulfide ores are presented ....

Environmental Impact Assessment of the Proposed Titanium ,

An EIA document submitted to the enforcement authority, National Environmental Management Authority NEMA , enables the issuing of an Environmental Impact Assessment License and a Mining License A number of exploration studies have been undertaken and several sites have been identified for the extraction of titanium minerals and zircon...

Mud and metal the impact of historical mining on the ,

T1 - Mud and metal the impact of historical mining on the estuaries of SW England, UK AU - Pirrie, Duncan AU - Shail, Robin PY - 2018/11/21 Y1 - 2018/11/21 N2 - Visitors and residents alike enjoy the countryside and coast of SW England because of the stunning landscapes and natural environment...

10 major threats to Aboriginal land

Jun 02, 2020 0183 32 Environmental impact rules may still allow for the destruction of sites of cultural significance to Aboriginal people, concludes Dr Jillian Marsh in a research study into negotiations between a mining company and representatives of an Aboriginal community...

Reconciliation Australia ends partnership with Rio Tinto ,

Jun 09, 2020 0183 32 Reconciliation Australia has revoked its endorsement of mining company Rio Tinto as a reconciliation action partner over the destruction of a 46,000 year old Aboriginal heritage site in the ....

Destroying cultural heritage more than just material ,

A further area of enormous importance to heritage protection is the connection between heritage venues and sites on the one hand and the general public on the other If collections and the institutions that house them are valued and seen as social, cultural and economic assets, it ,...