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Water Equity in Tourism: A Human Right – A Global Responsibility (TourismConcern)

Visitors to Bali, the Gambia and Goa use 16 times as much water as local residents. Such disproportionate use of fresh water by tourists in developing world destinations is causing local conflict, exacerbating poverty and helping to spread disease, says NGO Tourism Concern in a new report...

 

(source: http://washinternational.wordpress.com/2012/07/10/ngo-says-international-tourism-compromises-water-rights-of-poor-communities/)


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Air pollution could become China's biggest health threat, expert warns

Air pollution could become China's biggest health threat, expert warns | IB Geography (Diploma Programme) | Scoop.it
Leading respiratory disease specialist warns of consequences if government fails to monitor and publicise the dangers of smog...

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