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Stop Peru's mercury poisoning crisis

Stop Peru's mercury poisoning crisis | sustainable heritage tourism | Scoop.it
Survival helps tribal peoples defend their lives, protect their lands and determine their own futures.
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Preservationists race to capture cultural monuments with 3D images

Preservationists race to capture cultural monuments with 3D images | sustainable heritage tourism | Scoop.it
Researchers are making 3D scans, architectural plans and detailed photographic records of cultural heritage sites around the world, knowing they could be destroyed at any time.
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Anthropology in Action: UA Helps Plant a New Kind of Library

Anthropology in Action: UA Helps Plant a New Kind of Library | sustainable heritage tourism | Scoop.it
This year marks 100 years of excellence in anthropology at the University of Arizona. The Department of Archaeology, which would later become the School of Anthropology, started its first semester on Sept. 15, 1915. Since then, UA anthropologists have engaged in important work on the local, national and international levels. In honor of UA anthropology's centennial, this series spotlights some of the ways in which UA anthropologists and anthropology students are working with partners in the grea
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Biodiversity and Sustainability Are Closely Linked to Language and Culture

Biodiversity and Sustainability Are Closely Linked to Language and Culture | sustainable heritage tourism | Scoop.it

An unprecedented study of global biological and cultural diversity paints a dire picture of the state of our species.

 

Like the amphibians that climb to ever tinier areas at higher altitudes to avoid being extinguished by global warming, most of the world’s species currently huddle in a tiny fraction of the Earth’s surface, and most human cultural diversity — as measured by the number of languages — occupies essentially the same tiny fraction of the planet.


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Brazil Accused of Railroading Indigenous Rights in Proposed Land Bill · Global Voices

Brazil Accused of Railroading Indigenous Rights in Proposed Land Bill · Global Voices | sustainable heritage tourism | Scoop.it
Complementary Bill 227, brought to an emergency vote in the senate, will give Brazil the power to economically exploit indigenous lands in the Amazon.
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Embracing the digital age - The Cairns Post

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Embracing the digital age
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The aim was to facilitate resource redistribution and sharing, economic independence, family connections, device donations, digital learning and cultural strengthening, Mr Glanville said.
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UNESCO, Turkey and Japan launch project to safeguard the World Heritage site of Cappadocia (Turkey)

UNESCO, Turkey and Japan launch project to safeguard the World Heritage site of Cappadocia (Turkey) | sustainable heritage tourism | Scoop.it
H.E. Gürcan Balik, Ambassador and Permanent Delegate of Turkey to UNESCO, and Kishore Rao, Director of UNESCO’s World Heritage Centre, on 17 July signed a Plan of Operations for a $1.2 million project to safeguard the Turkish World...
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Cultural Heritage and Sustainable Tourism in Azazo: Azazo Project and the CTRU

Cultural Heritage and Sustainable Tourism in Azazo: Azazo Project and the CTRU | sustainable heritage tourism | Scoop.it
About the impact of tourism in Ethiopia and ways to develop a sustainable strategy for the use of Cultural Heritage as a resource.
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World Heritage Centre - World Heritage and Sustainable Tourism Programme

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From Lack Of Diversity To Lack Of Funding, Seed Banks Face a World Of Challenges

From Lack Of Diversity To Lack Of Funding, Seed Banks Face a World Of Challenges | sustainable heritage tourism | Scoop.it

Gene banks are meant to protect biodiversity, yet they themselves are in need of protection
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GMOs: A GMO Scientist Questions Their Safety and Purpose - Robyn O'Brien

GMOs: A GMO Scientist Questions Their Safety and Purpose - Robyn O'Brien | sustainable heritage tourism | Scoop.it
A scientist shares his concerns about GMOs and their supposed safety.
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World Cultural Heritage Sites At Risk: Preservation Efforts in Iraq & Syria

Click here for the PDF version The Washington, DC Chapter of the Special Libraries Association (DC/SLA) Presents: World Cultural Heritage Sites at Risk: Preservation Efforts in Iraq & Syria Thursday, October 1, 2015 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm Bloomberg BNA, 1801 South Bell Street, Arlington, VA 22202  
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4043642541394712910 (JPEG Image, 1184 × 811 pixels) - Scaled (85%)

4043642541394712910 (JPEG Image, 1184 × 811 pixels) - Scaled (85%) | sustainable heritage tourism | Scoop.it
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"The Trees Will Last Forever": The integrity of their forest signifies the health of the Menominee people. | Cultural Survival

"The Trees Will Last Forever": The integrity of their forest signifies the health of the Menominee people. | Cultural Survival | sustainable heritage tourism | Scoop.it
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Devastating losses reported following Egypt museum looting

Devastating losses reported following Egypt museum looting | sustainable heritage tourism | Scoop.it
CAIRO (AP) - As violent clashes roiled Egypt, looters made away with a prized 3,500-year-old limestone statue, ancient beaded jewelry and more than 1,
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RDFRS: The Landfill Harmonic Orchestra - YouTube

Our mission is to support scientific education and critical thinking to overcome religious fundamentalism, superstition, intolerance and suffering
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UNESCO Director-General deplores the escalation of violence and the damage to World Heritage in Syria

UNESCO Director-General deplores the escalation of violence and the damage to World Heritage in Syria | sustainable heritage tourism | Scoop.it
The Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, has expressed deep shock at news of further destruction to cultural heritage in Syria, and particularly following the publication of media reports and images depicting damage to the Crac des Chevaliers,...
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Sustainable Destinations

Sustainable Destinations | sustainable heritage tourism | Scoop.it
Sustainability solutions and tools for destinations: assessment, planning, standards, marketing, sustainable destinations
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Get the latest news on ecotourism, sustainable travel and responsible tourism from Sustainable Travel International.
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