The European Alps: the world’s next ecological battleground?

When the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) voices its concerns over what they consider to be an 'arms race' between competing alpine resorts, and countries, it ostensibly highlights that the latest global ecological battleground has shifted to Europe's highest climes, as the insatiable tentacles of man threaten to spread over the last untouched terrain…

Environmental concerns blunt ambitions to link the Tirol’s St. Anton and Kappl

Austria's cableway industry wields a significant amount of power in a country so heavily reliant upon the revenue generated by the purchasing of ski and lift passes. In recent years there has increasingly been an unassailable attitude by those proposing new cable cars, extensions to existing infrastructure, and the upgrading of what is already in…