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During the Cold War, outer space was perceived as a location for scientific experiments and a ‘battlefield’ for competing political ideologies between the United States and the Soviet Union. Outer space in the 21st century is increasingly seen as a potential site for human settlement. Whether it is a Lunar hotel, a Martian permanent settlement or a mining expedition in outer space, it is widely believed that private parties will want to have exclusive property rights over the ‘land’ on which they live or manage their commercial businesses. This talk, delivered by Dr Saskia Vermeylen, compares different legal discourses such as the Outer Space Treaty (1966) and the Moon Agreement (1979) and compares and contrasts those with the frontier ‘myth’ in science fiction literature to find answers...
http://goo.gl/2ljjDe Tourism, even mass tourism, can be a blessing, if it enables peoples who know almost nothing about each other to experience a meaningful encounter. Hardly any Chinese know any Tibetans, so mass Chinese tourism to Tibet could be a big positive, a generator of human, face to face connection. That's a what-if. In reality, mass Chinese domestic tourism to Lhasa floods a sacred city, the holiest place of pilgrimage for all Tibetans, with packaged tours that make it almost impossible for any cultural encounter to occur. How has China designed and executed its' mass tourism plan in Tibet? How does state ownership of the scenic spots and heritage locations, plus new museums and even a replica of the Dalai Lama's Potala Palace, engineer the consumption of Tibet? How does a Chi...
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Read the full verbatim interview @ www.WIvoices.org. Mike Wiggins Jr, Chairman of the Bad River Tribe of Lake Superior Ojibwe, explains the issues surrounding mining in the Penokee Mountains of WI, 6 miles upstream from the reservation. Even thought mining legislation was narrowly defeated a few months prior, new legislation allowing mining is being considered. Wiggins offers several different perspectives on this issue. Watch all 4 video clips: science, water, tourism, and tribal perspectives.
Mechanised narrow vein mining
Alcoa is the world's largest miner of bauxite ore, which is rich in aluminum oxide. See how the company mines this ore around the world and also rehabilitates the land once mining has ceased.
How can democratic stakeholders in a developing country work together to obtain the maximum public good out of two seemingly contradictory sectors such as mining and tourism? Learn about Botswana’s experience in this #DemocracyMatters video conversation led by Devex Associate Editor Richard Jones. This video is a part of the #DemocracyMatters campaign, a joint effort between Devex and International IDEA. Join the conversation here: pages.devex.com/democracy-matters For more international development news, visit: http://www.devex.com Subscribe to the Devex YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=wwwdevexcom
Rakgadi Ntshadi Tsheole spearheading initiatives across mining, agriculture and tourism sectors.
The state government recently announced they would put an end to sand mining on North Stradbroke Island. They plan to replace the industry with eco-tourism but this has raised many questions about how tourism will support the islands economy and protect jobs in the region. This audio report talks to major players in the discussion and looks at issues facing North Stradbroke and it's eco-tourism future.
More information http://www.asaltodemata.com We discover the mining tourism in Teruel with wheelchair and handbike visiting museums in old mines accessible to enjoy as children. In our journey through the places of the province's most beautiful and accessible with wheelchair Teruel and hand bike we discover the mining tourism as a sustainable tourism, accessible and knowledge of the environment through museums in old plants, mines and wells before They engaged in mining. In the region of Andorra-Sierra de Arcos we enjoyed the Mwinas Museum located in the Pozo de San Juan. All machinery used in various mines are located outdoors on a completely flat and well prepared to roam with wheelchair and handbike of any kind. On a ship, which is accessed by a very steep ramp and overcome with the ...
Koktokay, a town in northwest China's Xinjiang, has been kept unknown for years due to its involvement in the military and aerospace industries. Now it is transforming into a breath-taking scenic spot after continuous exploitation decreased its mineral deposits.
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A view from the drivers seat going into a mine where they use the room & pillar mining technique and another clip showing the longwall mining operation.