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How much will Hong Kong’s protests damage visitor numbers?

How much will Hong Kong's protests damage visitor numbers?

EARLIER THIS week Queens Road, a fancy thoroughfare in central Hong Kong, thronged just as it always has—just not with sightseers. Instead, squeezed onto the pavements were young Hong Kongers, many wearing masks and chanting slogans, heading in their tens of thousands towards the latest pro-democracy demonstration in nearby Chater ...

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Tourist Interest Growing In Adria

Tourist Interest Growing In Adria

INCREASE: The Adra tourism councillor said the tourist office receives more visitors every year.  Credit: Ayuntamiento de Adra  TOURIST interest in Adra is growing, if the number of visits to the municipal tourist office this summer are anything to go by.  The council said nearly 1,000 people had dropped into the tourist office located in the Fishing museum for information ...

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Solving Mexico’s rotten seaweed problem

Solving Mexico's rotten seaweed problem

iStock/Solange_Z Mexico’s popular tourist beaches are currently plagued by rotting seaweed, but a new scheme could turn the problem into fertiliser and fuel. Scientist from the University of Exeter are currently working on plans to collect the rotting Sargassum seaweed from Mexico’s beaches using a process called ‘hydrothermal liquefaction’ in ...

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How Coca-Cola Undermines Plastic Recycling Efforts

How Coca-Cola Undermines Plastic Recycling Efforts

In response to questions for this article, Noah Ullman, a spokesperson for Keep America Beautiful, wrote in an email that “KAB is not against bottle bills. We believe all options to address recycling, including deposit legislation, ne to be on the table and evaluated. This is not a new position for KAB.” ...

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