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  • Mining and the African Environment

    Mining And The African Environment

    Abstract Africa is on the verge of a mining boom. We review the environmental threats ... The negative impacts of mining are both direct and indirect. Direct effects occur within the immediate con- ... a World Heritage Site, was downsized by 1,550 ha to allow for iron-ore prospecting. Further, some 44 of

  • Outcomes of the Independent Inquiry Into Impacts of

    Outcomes Of The Independent Inquiry Into Impacts Of

    ABSTRACT An independent panel of experts was appointed in December 2006, jointly by the NSW ... future impacts of mining-induced ground movements on significant natural features in the Southern ... damage to Aboriginal heritage sites, impacts on aquatic ecology, ponding, etc. The .


    Environmental And Health Impacts Of

    and its effects on public health, agriculture and the environment. In addition, the legacy of mining has left thousands of sites in Africa contaminated by mining and associated mine dumps such as tailings and slag material. On the other hand, the number of studies focused on the impacts of mining

  • Mud and metal the impact of historical mining on the

    Mud And Metal The Impact Of Historical Mining On The

    Nov 21, 2018 abstract Visitors and residents alike enjoy the countryside and coast of SW England because of the stunning landscapes and natural environment. Many will also be aware, largely through the industrial archaeological record and world heritage site designation, of the historical importance of mining in thisregion.

  • PDF Impact of Bauxite Mining on Soil A Case Study of

    Pdf Impact Of Bauxite Mining On Soil A Case Study Of

    Kumar P.N., Review of Sustainable Mining Practices, crucial when the study area in Kolhapur district falls in the part International Research Journal of Earth Sciences, 210, of the Western Ghats which is designated as one of the World 26-29, 2014 Biodiversity Hotspot17, as Natural Heritage site of International Importance by the ...

  • A mining legacies lens from externalities to wellbeing in

    A Mining Legacies Lens From Externalities To Wellbeing In

    Jul 12, 2021 Measham et al. this issue focus on renewed mining operations and the ways legacy mines can be entwined with community values and heritage tourism. Renewed mining on legacy sites must be aligned to community values and be aimed at a positive social impact, especially where community heritage and tourism is founded on historic mine sites.

  • DOC World Heritage and Sustainable Development

    Doc World Heritage And Sustainable Development

    The State Party conducted a Heritage Impact Assessment HIA in 2011, subsequently transmitted to the World Heritage Centre, which concluded that the open-cast mining will have no direct impact on the outstanding universal value of the property and that this project is important for inclusive economic development UNESCO 2011b.

  • Analysis of the Economic Impacts of World Heritage Listing

    Analysis Of The Economic Impacts Of World Heritage Listing

    Dec 17, 2020 While the World Heritage program is principally concerned with preservation, the listing of a site is commonly expected to also yield economic benefits through increased tourism and associated activity. But increased tourism can create challenges for heritage conservation without necessarily achieving significant local economic participation.

  • Strategic Ignorance Rio Tintos Destruction of Sacred

    Strategic Ignorance Rio Tintos Destruction Of Sacred

    Jun 16, 2020 Either way, its not a good look, and will increase the pressure on Rio to know more about its impacts at other contentious mining sites, such as the controversial Ranger mine, surrounded by the Kakadu National Park, which is dual listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site for both cultural and natural value. At Ranger, where Rio is majority ...

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

    The Impacts Of Tourism At A Unesco Heritage Site In China

    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. This rural zone, characterised by past emigration and farming, is in the early stages of tourism development.

  • Adapting historic places to climate change Proceedings

    Adapting Historic Places To Climate Change Proceedings

    communities, with dramatic impacts on their built heritage. In northernmost Sweden, the two arctic mining towns of Kiruna and Malmberget are already experiencing similar disruption due to subsidence caused by mining. This paper investigates the actions implemented to mitigate the impacts of the ongoing urban transformations.

  • Regional competitiveness of a postmining city in tourism

    Regional Competitiveness Of A Postmining City In Tourism

    Feb 19, 2021 This paper explores the role of mining heritage tourism attributes on a destinations overall performance, and examines its competitiveness with other cities within the same regional boundary. Relevance-determinance analysis RDA and competitive-performance analysis CPA were used to achieve these objectives.

  • The socioeconomics of artisanal mining and bushmeat

    The Socioeconomics Of Artisanal Mining And Bushmeat

    Apr 11, 2017 Most sites had been active for c. 20 years, ranging from 1 year to 80 years of activity , and were reported to employ a mean of 60 mine workers per site . The mining sites in Lulingu had been active for significantly longer 41 years, on average than those in other groupements KruskalWallis rank sum test H 160, df 3, P 0.001.

  • Mining firm BHP halts plan to disturb Aboriginal sites

    Mining Firm Bhp Halts Plan To Disturb Aboriginal Sites

    Jun 11, 2020 The mining giant BHP has halted plans to expand a mine in Western Australia because of concerns it could destroy dozens of indigenous heritage sites. It follows a public outcry over the ...

  • Geomining Heritage as a Tool to Promote the Social

    Geomining Heritage As A Tool To Promote The Social

    Jan 01, 2018 Abstract. Mining sites are often embedded in places of special nature and features such as geology, topography, geomorphology, rivers and a unique landscape accompanied by its related biodiversity. The closure of a mine is an opportunity to develop a geomining heritage aimed at the sustainable use of the territory, considering that many sites ...

  • Economic Valuation of Mining Heritage from a

    Economic Valuation Of Mining Heritage From A

    Feb 20, 2016 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.

  • Challenges facing tourist attractions due to acid mine

    Challenges Facing Tourist Attractions Due To Acid Mine

    Abstract The West Rand is known for its gold mining industry, including its tourist attractions. ... The issue of mining impacts on tourism sites in the West Rand has been limited researched. Within this context, this paper explores ... Heritage Site contains a unique landscape and fossil sites. It was in the 1890s that Dr Robert Boom, a ...

  • Impact of Placer Mining on Sediment Transport in

    Impact Of Placer Mining On Sediment Transport In

    Adverse practices in alluvial surface mining placer mining can lead to shifts in sediment transport regimes of rivers. However, some placer mines are located in remote parts of river basins, which constrain data availability in mining impact assessments. One such mining area is the Zaamar Goldfield Northern Mongolia which stretches 60 km along the Tuul River.

  • Comprehensive Management of Industrial Heritage Sites

    Comprehensive Management Of Industrial Heritage Sites

    Jan 01, 2016 Mining was intensified by the construction of the Southern Railway, which connected Vienna and Trieste in 1857, and reached Many heritage sites are not inscribed due to work overload of professional services. Unfortunately, in Slovenia, the inscription on the Heritage Register under industrial heritage is not provided for either.

  • Our World Heritage is deeply tied to rivers and they need

    Our World Heritage Is Deeply Tied To Rivers And They Need

    Jul 09, 2021 The increasing impact of dams on World Heritage sites has prompted a global outcry, most recently in the case of the Selous Game Reserve, a World Heritage site recognized as a biodiversity hotspot ...


    Tourism In World Heritage Sites And Its Impact

    ABSTRACT This study examines the impact of tourism caused by the presence of world heritage sites on the economic development using case studies of Mali and Zimbabwe. The results indicate that there exists a positive relationship between having such heritage sites and tourist numbers, and there exists a positive relationship between

  • They failed us how mining and logging devastated a

    They Failed Us How Mining And Logging Devastated A

    May 30, 2021 The pristine eastern part of Rennell Island is a Unesco world heritage site, known for Lake Tegano, the largest enclosed lake in the Pacific Islands. ... The impacts of logging and bauxite mining ...

  • UNESCO World Heritage Centre List of factors affecting

    Unesco World Heritage Centre List Of Factors Affecting

    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 properties.. This list was established following a 2-year consultation process with experts in both fields of natural and cultural heritage.

  • Challenges to the sustainability of deepseabed mining

    Challenges To The Sustainability Of Deepseabed Mining

    Jul 06, 2020 Avoiding harm altogether is unlikely to be achievable given the destructive nature of deep-seabed mining, which will heavily impact the immediate mining sites

  • Kruger Park News Mapungubwe mining impact on

    Kruger Park News Mapungubwe Mining Impact On

    Mapungubwes Mining Impact on Local Environment. The coalition of civil society organisations challenging the authorisations given to mining company Limpopo Coal Pty Ltds 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 ...

  • Residents Diachronic Perception of the Impacts of

    Residents Diachronic Perception Of The Impacts Of

    Abstract. As one of the main factors in any tourist destination, residents perception of the impacts of ecological resettlement has a substantial influence on the sustainable development of any world heritage site. Our research takes the residents of three different resettlement locations in the Wulingyuan scenic area, a world heritage site ...


    Pdf The South African Heritage Resources

    Protecting heritage resources that are SAHRIS covers three main functions, namely, i to serve as a repository of information on identified threatened by development or mining heritage sites ii to serve as a collections management activities platform for heritage objects iii as an integrated Development is a necessity that benefits both the ...

  • Mining threats on the rise in World Heritage sites IUCN

    Mining Threats On The Rise In World Heritage Sites Iucn

    Jun 27, 2011 Moreover, boundary changes to these sites should not be used as an easy way to facilitate mining activities. As a result of the impacts of mining and oilgas projects, sites can be inscribed on the List of World Heritage in Danger, which identifies serious and imminent threats to existing sites and mobilises much needed support from the ...

  • PDF Exploring the Impacts of Mining on Tourism Growth

    Pdf Exploring The Impacts Of Mining On Tourism Growth

    Historical and new mining operations in the new democracy are impacting on the natural environment 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 area.

  • Mining Heritage and Tourism Taylor amp Francis Group

    Mining Heritage And Tourism Taylor Amp Francis Group

    Sep 30, 2010 Mining Heritage and Tourism includes contributions from internationally recognized authorities and is the first book to focus on the issues, challenges and potentials in redeveloping mines as cultural heritage attractions which are explored thematically throughout the book. It draws on multidisciplinary research to consider the dichotomy ...

  • Situational Analysis World Heritage and Impacts of

    Situational Analysis World Heritage And Impacts Of

    3.2 Mining Processes, Strategies and Impacts 8 4 CURRENT DEBATES IN MINING AND WORLD HERITAGE PROPERTIES 15 4.1 Mining and Conservation 15 4.2 Best Practice Guidelines on Mining and World Heritage Sites 16 5 WORLD HERITAGE SITES AFFECTED BY MINERAL EXTRACTION 19

  • Indigenous heritage and culture must be better protected

    Indigenous Heritage And Culture Must Be Better Protected

    Oct 09, 2020 1 Negotiations and agreements between Aboriginal groups and mining companies are often marred by a lack of transparency and a significant power imbalance. Without transparency, Aboriginal custodians of the land cannot see what benets they were promised, or what environmental, social or heritage impacts were negotiated.

  • Mining and biodiversity key issues and research needs in

    Mining And Biodiversity Key Issues And Research Needs In

    Dec 05, 2018 The International Council on Mining and Metals made a commitment in 2003 through its membership of companies to stop mining in World Heritage Sites. In 2016, they reissued a call for all companies to make a commitment in this regard, largely owing to impacts on biodiversity 92 the effectiveness of such commitments has yet to be quantified ...

  • Conserving our Common Heritage the role of spatial

    Conserving Our Common Heritage The Role Of Spatial

    Of those 24 of WHS are overlapped with mining concessions, with 2 of sites having active mining operations within their boundaries 16 are overlapped with oil and gas concessions and 23 had power plants located in WHS. Almost all major forms of economic activity require financial services, be it investment, credit or reinsurance.

  • The Social Impact of Heritage SpringerLink

    The Social Impact Of Heritage Springerlink

    Oct 25, 2012 Conversation and management plan for the nominated world heritage site of Mount Wutai, Beijing. Google Scholar. Gruber, Stefan. 2007. Protecting Chinas cultural heritage sites in times of rapid change Current developments, practice and law. Asia Pacific Journal of Environmental Law 253 10 253301. Google Scholar.