abstract on impacts of mining on heritage sites

Exploring the Impacts of Mining on Tourism Growth and ...

Aug 10, 2017 · Limited research has been conducted to understand mining impacts on protected environments and tourism sites. 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.

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(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,

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Mining Heritage and Relevant Geosites as Possible ...

Aug 14, 2019 · History of mining in Anatolia goes back to the pre-pottery Neolithic in parallel to history of ancient civilizations in the region. Based on archaeological findings, native copper was the first metal used by humans, and right after, it was mined in central Anatolia. The mining of copper seemed to cause both the birth of metallurgy and powerful civilizations (e.g. Hittites, Assyrians, Lydians ...

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Environmental Impacts of Mining: A Study of Mining ...

The mining sector in Ghana consists of both small-scale and large-scale mining, each of which has varying environmental impacts. This paper provides an exposition on the environmental impacts of mining activities in Ghana. The paper mainly focused on the mining activities in Prestea in the western region of the country. The data

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(PDF) Environmental Impacts of Mining: A Study of Mining ...

The mining sector in Ghana consists of both small-scale and large-scale mining, each of which has varying environmental impacts. This paper provides an exposition on the environmental impacts of ...

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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

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(PDF) Environmental and social impacts of mining and their ...

The negative impacts of mining on the environment are usually critical and visible. They invariably affect the socio-economic development of the local communities and those residents living in the ...

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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.

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(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.

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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 benefits they were promised, or what environmental, social or heritage impacts were negotiated.

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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 ...

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Analysis of the Economic Impacts of World Heritage Listing ...

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.

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Mining Sites of Wallonia - World Heritage Site - Pictures ...

However, I like to visit mining sites and industrial heritage. The building of the Marie mine is the oldest part of the site and houses the worth seeing mining museum. It is much larger than it appears from the outside and shows an abundance of machines and devices, including the showers of the miners.

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WORLD HERITAGE ADVICE NOTE: ENVIRONMENTAL

the integration of World Heritage Sites within wider land-use planning systems. 3 Environmental Assessment and natural World Heritage Sites An Environmental Assessment for a proposal affecting, or with the potential to affect, a natural World Heritage Site is intended to ensure that the proposal’s

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Ombilin Coal Mining Heritage of Sawahlunto - UNESCO World ...

Ombilin Coal Mining Heritage of Sawahlunto. Built for the extraction, processing and transport of high-quality coal in an inaccessible region of Sumatra, this industrial site was developed by the Netherlands East Indies’ government in the globally important period of industrialisation from the late 19th to the beginning of the 20th century.

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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

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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

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Social impact assessment in the mining sector: Review and ...

Aug 01, 2018 · Employment and education (impacts from I8 to I14): the creation of jobs (both in the mining sector and indirectly in other sectors) is a positive impact of the mining activity documented in several studies, both at local and national level.

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Kruger Park News - Mapungubwe mining impact on environment

The aim of these negotiations, as agreed by both the Coalition and CoAL, is to set a benchmark for best practice in relation to managing and mitigating the impacts of coal mining and related activities on the environment, specifically including the impact on water and heritage resources - not only for the Vele colliery, but for all future coal ...

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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

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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.

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Analysis of the Economic Impacts of World Heritage Listing ...

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.

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Mining threatens Mapungubwe heritage site

Nov 08, 2011 · It fails to recognise the cumulative impacts that future developments will have on the area. The EMP lacks information regarding the heritage resources and paleontological remains at risk of destruction; it fails to consider the rock art in the area and has limited information on heritage sites.

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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. ... to "impact" 40 heritage sites

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Challenges to the sustainability of deep-seabed 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

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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).

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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

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ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACTS OF MINING IN

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

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Sustainability | Free Full-Text | Sociocultural Impacts of ...

The development of tourism induces changes in the social character of a destination. Tourism is a globalized business activity and thus presents growing challenges in terms of traditional social culture. With the continuous development of the tourism industry, traditional social culture has changed dramatically at many World Heritage sites (WHSs). Additionally, the growing dependence of many ...

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Mining threats UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Canada ...

Sep 15, 2016 · Almost one-third of threats to Canadian World Heritage Sites in the past three decades ... to mitigate the mine’s impacts on grizzly bear populations. Mining

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The potential impact of green agendas on historic river ...

The exploitation of river systems for power and navigation has commonly been achieved through the installation of a variety of in-channel obstacles of which weirs in Britain are amongst the most common. In the UK, the historic value of many of these features is recognised by planning designations and protection more commonly associated with historic buildings and other major monuments.

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A pressure–state–response approach to cumulative impact ...

Jul 10, 2016 · 1. Introduction. As the global pressure on environmental resources continues to grow, different assessments of the state of the environment trigger warning signals (UNEP, 2012, WWF, 2014).The cumulative environmental impacts of human activities have now reached alarming levels at global, regional and local scales, affecting the climate (), biodiversity (Secretariat of the Convention on ...

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Determining effectiveness in heritage impact assessments

ABSTRACT As a result of ratifying the World Heritage Convention, signatory parties undertake to protect World Heritage properties by ensuring that there is no impact on outstanding universal value (OUV). Heritage Impact Assessment (HIA) has been developed by the International Council on Monuments and Sites

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