Last week the French ski resort of Luchon-Superbagnères in the Pyrenees had to use helicopters to deliver snow to its slopes after warm weather in the region threatened to end its ski season prematurely.
A French ski resort has used helicopters to deliver snow after mild weather dried out its slopes, threatening it with closure.
Hakuba, a northern Japan Alps village at the foot of some of the country's most popular ski resorts, has a problem: global warming could leave the area without the powder snow that has long been its lifeblood.
Some warn the road boom could have high costs for communities and the environment, especially in areas where traditional livelihoods and trek tourism rely on unspoiled nature.
As travelers begin to turn their backs on air travel in favor of more eco-friendly options such as trains, airlines are responding to a growing sense of 'flight shame' among passengers by paying to offset CO2 emissions from jet fuel.
"The sheer numbers of people are eroding the sense of isolation, tranquillity and access to nature that many overseas tourists seek when visiting New Zealand."
Countries from Egypt to Mexico could lose 95 percent of their income from coral reef tourism, and parts of West Africa could see their ocean fisheries decline by 85 percent by the turn of the century if planet-warming emissions continue to rise, ocean experts warned in a recent study.
"The mindless clinging to outdated science is detrimental to public health and to the development of good science"
The failure to ban asbestos has resulted in widespread and potentially deadly chronic risks that reach down to our youngest citizens and their teachers.
Coal, oil and gas have given communities across the U.S. both steady paychecks and devastating pollution. It's time to make health a priority in meeting our energy demands.
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