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The Environmental Impact of the U.S.-Mexico Border Wall

In the Rio Grande Valley, the barrier erected to keep out illegal immigrants is imperiling rare and endangered animal species.

Environmental impact of mining - Wikipedia

The environmental impact of mining includes erosion, formation of sinkholes, loss of biodiversity, and contamination of soil, groundwater, and surface water by chemicals from mining processes.

KZN Economic Development & Tourism - Home

KWAZULU-NATAL GOVERNMENT TO TAKE STERN ACTIONS AGAINST BUSINESSES THAT VIOLATE CONSUMER RIGHTS... THE MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs in KwaZulu-Natal, Mr Sihle Zikalala, says the net is fast closing on dishonest traders who offer unsuspecting customers sub-standard products, services and hiking prices beyond ...

Environmental impact of agriculture - Wikipedia

The environmental impact of agriculture is the effect that different farming practices have on the ecosystems around them, and how those effects can be traced back to those practices.

The impact of tourism in mountain ecosystems | Lorton Consulting

Tourism can have a range of impacts on mountain ecosystems, communities and economies. While many of the impacts described below are negative, tourism can also generate positive impacts as it can serve as a supportive force for peace, foster pride in cultural traditions, help avoid urban relocation by creating local jobs, increase visitor ...

Campaign Reports | Deep Sea Mining: Out Of Our Depth

This report critiques Nautilus Minerals Environmental and Social Benchmarking Analysis (ESBA) revealing its indefensible flaws. It finds that the ESBA uses metrics that bear no relevance to deep sea and marine environments and fails the well accepted requirements of a cost-benefit analysis.

Negative Environmental Impacts Of Tourism - The World Counts

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Hilton Commits to Cutting Environmental Footprint in Half and ...

MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton today announced it will cut its environmental footprint in half and double its social impact investment by 2030. With this commitment, Hilton will become the first major hotel company to institute science-based targets to reduce carbon emissions and send zero soap to landfill.