States to get leeway in developing tourism, industrial infrastructure

SHILLONG: The government will find out whether there are any polluting industries in Umiam, an industrial estate that is also a popular tourist destination.

Aerosols play an important role in climate change processes. Among the various aerosols, black carbon (BC) has been recognized as the second most important anthropogenic agent for climate change and the primary tracer for adverse health effects caused by air pollution. The increasing concentration of BC in the atmosphere has now become a matter of serious concern, especially in the high Himalayan glaciated region that has the most vulnerable ecosystem with pristine environment, rich biodiversity and pollution-free ambient air quality.

A senior Tanzanian government official on Sunday voiced concerns over Lake Manyara’s diminishing water levels, calling for more efforts to save the key tourist attraction from drying up.

Tourism activities occurring on communal lands such as Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs) are increasing in Tanzania. This is the result of natural resources governance reforms aimed to empower communities to manage and benefit directly from resources found in their jurisdictions. This article explores the impacts of taxes imposed on tourism activities occurring on communal lands and the emerging politics of resource and revenue sharing among WMA member villages. In the process, we use empirical data gathered from two WMAs in northern Tanzania between 2006 and 2016.

How sad that repeated warnings about the threat to water bodies in the State have fallen on deaf ears.

The Climate Council’s ‘Icons at Risk: Climate Change Threatening Australian Tourism’ report shows Australia’s top five natural tourist attractions could be hit by extreme heatwaves, increasing temperatures, rising sea-levels, coastal flooding and catastrophic coral bleaching.

NEW DELHI: The Fukuoka prefectural government, one of the provincial governments of Japan, will help the capital fight air pollution.

PANJIM: Goa Tourism projects to create public utility facilities at 30 places along the coastal stretch have been hit by the National Green Tribunal’s (NGT) country-wide order halting construction

In his maiden meeting of Tourism Deptt, vows to make J&K sustainable tourism destination

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