NonA Weekly: FLOATING
Historically, societies have always located near water, due partly to the fact that water enables more efficient travel compared to going overland. Waterways are critically important to the transportation of people and goods throughout the world. The complex network of connections between coastal ports, inland ports, rail, air, and truck routes forms a foundation of material economic wealth worldwide.
This week we will be exploring mobility in the water context.
The historical development of water-based TRANSPORTATION is connected to the importance of domestic and international trade. The success of commercial trading companies spurred the introduction of more colonial settlements that in turn resulted in additional increases in population, economic activity, and trade.
2. HOW DO CRUISE SHIPS IMPACT ON THE ENVIRONMENT
The cruise ship is the holiday that has grown faster than any other in the last 20 years. Cruises are becoming increasingly popular, coming to carry each year about 20 million passengers worldwide. But it is also the model of vacation most POLLUTING, one of those who have a higher incidence in the total CO2 production in the tourism sector, and that is guilty of the destruction of marine systems.
3. WATER TRANSPORTATION – CRUISES AND FERRIES
Water Transportation is one of the oldest forms of transportation method and to trace its origins we have to go back thousands of years. Water transportation plays an important role in the Tourism sector and has developed into an industry in itself. This ARTICLE discusses two types of water transportation in detail.
4. SHIPPING AND CLIMATE CHANGE
Shipping is a growing source of transport greenhouse gas emissions and a major source of air pollution, causing health problems, acid rain and eutrophication. At current growth rates, SHIPPING could represent some 10% of global greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. Which measures could reduce its contribution to climate change?
5. THE IMPACTS OF THE CRUISE INDUSTRY ON TOURISM DESTINATIONS
This PAPER describes the evolution of the cruise tourism industry and analyzes different impacts on tourism destinations of this segment of the travel industry. The study includes the discussion of economic, social, environmental, cultural and political effects.
6. 10 THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT BUILDING CRUISE SHIPS
A ship is the largest human construction capable of moving across the globe. Not surprising then that putting a cruise ship together is a tour de force of structural engineering. THE TELEGRAPH puts together a series of facts around cruise ships.
7. DREAMY RENDERINGS DESIGN 3D ARTISTS
Directly from DEZEEN, we share some dreamy environments. With coronavirus confining people to their homes and rising fears over environmental destruction, a new breed of visual artists is creating utopian landscapes, buildings and interiors for armchair escapists. ere are nine of the best practitioners.
Stay creative and see you all next week!