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Abstract on impacts of mining on heritage sites

Update date: May 31

Mining can contribute to land pollution and impact local agriculture and heritage tourism, and disrupt local economies and ecosystems (Leonard and Langton 2016)

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  • Mining threats on the rise in World Heritage sites
    Mining threats on the rise in World Heritage sites

    Jun 27, 2011 “We are seriously concerned that African natural World Heritage sites, many of which are already inscribed on the List of World Heritage in Danger, are increasingly threatened by mining and oil/gas projects,” says Mariam Kenza Ali, IUCN’s World Heritage Conservation Officer. “Fortunately, these projects are still at the planning stage, which means that governments, mining and oil/gas

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  • Exploring the Impacts of Mining on Tourism
    Exploring the Impacts of Mining on Tourism

    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

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  • Exploring the Impacts of Mining on Tourism Growth and
    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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  • ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACTS OF MINING
    ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACTS OF MINING

    communities have been particularly exposed to the detrimental effects of contamination arising from mining 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

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  • Environmental Impacts of Mining: A Study of Mining
    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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  • On the Cultural Impacts of Mining – Mother Jones
    On the Cultural Impacts of Mining – Mother Jones

    Jun 07, 2006 Northern Dynasty won’t complete its cultural impact study until well after the project is fully developed, several more years down the road. For

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  • The authenticating discourses of mining heritage tourism
    The authenticating discourses of mining heritage tourism

    Sep 18, 2014 Abstract. Heritage tourism commonly involves displays designed to represent and commemorate a valued cultural past. Our particular focus in this paper is mining heritage, and how it has been developed in Wales and Cornwall to reflect their rather different, but culturally and nationally defining, industrial histories

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  • 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 oil/gas 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

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  • New mining threat at Mapungubwe heritage site
    New mining threat at Mapungubwe heritage site

    Feb 27, 2020 A rush of coal prospecting applications raises new fears about mining around Mapungubwe National Park, a world heritage site of cultural and environmental importance. Yolandi Groenewald investigates Mining threatens the transfrontier conservation area that already has too many elephants for its shrinking space. Photo: Yolandi Groenewald At least 23 prospecting licences have

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  • Sacred spaces and the social contract ... - Mining Technology
    Sacred spaces and the social contract ... - Mining Technology

    Aug 26, 2020 Sacred spaces and the social contract: how Australian mining affects Aboriginal communities. The recent destruction of Juukan Gorge saw Rio Tinto wreak havoc on a centuries-old Aboriginal heritage site in the course of an expansion project. Unfortunately, it is far from the exception in how Australian miners interact with Aboriginal communities

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  • Mining threatens Mapungubwe heritage site
    Mining threatens Mapungubwe heritage site

    Nov 08, 2011 Mining threatens Mapungubwe heritage site. On 8 April 1933 a remarkable discovery was made in the Transvaal. A grave of unknown origin, filled with gold-work, was found on a natural rock stronghold in a wild region. This site was Mapungubwe Hill, which serves as the capital of the ancient Mapangubwe Kingdom, situated on the borders between

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  • Beyond Juukan Gorge, the relentless threat mining poses to
    Beyond Juukan Gorge, the relentless threat mining poses to

    Feb 24, 2021 The destruction of one ancient rock shelter is devastating. But there’s a greater loss to cultural heritage that is occurring from the ‘cumulative impacts’ of mining operations in WA

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  • New mining guidelines to protect cultural heritage
    New mining guidelines to protect cultural heritage

    Mar 17, 2021 New mining guidelines to protect cultural heritage. After the Minerals Council of Australia adopted new guidelines at the beginning of the month, Australian mining companies will now have to follow stricter rules around project impacts on First Nations communities and the environment

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  • TOURISM IN WORLD HERITAGE SITES AND ITS IMPACT
    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

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  • Strategies for the Development of the Value of the
    Strategies for the Development of the Value of the

    of mining heritage in the environmental impact assessment, where Mining Heritage Sites called LiPMs, which include the industrial part, covers two factors: (1) LiPM intrinsic value, making relevance to the mining-industrial aspects and (2) use-value of the LiPM. in

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  • The social, economic and environmental impacts of
    The social, economic and environmental impacts of

    Abstract. The study focuses on two World Heritage sites in KwaZulu-Natal (uKhahlambaDrakensberg Park and the Greater St Lucia Wetlands Park). It sets out to critically examine the social, economic and political aspects of natural heritage in the context of sustainability and contestation. ... The impacts, as outlined by the findings of the

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  • (PDF) Exploring the Impacts of Mining on Tourism Growth
    (PDF) Exploring the Impacts of Mining on Tourism Growth

    Sustainable Development Sust. Dev. 2017 Published online in Wiley Online Library (wileyonlinelibrary.com) DOI: 10.1002/sd.1695 Exploring the Impacts of Mining on Tourism Growth and Local Sustainability: The Case of Mapungubwe Heritage Site, Limpopo, South Africa Llewellyn Leonard* and Thema Lebogang University of Johannesburg – Auckland Park Bunting Road Campus, Tourism

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  • The environmental impact of abandoned metal mines in
    The environmental impact of abandoned metal mines in

    Jul 27, 2017 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

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