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Wildlife board meeting raises concerns on ecotourism in forests

Hindustan Times 06 May 2021
The National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) deferred its decision to implement guidelines on ecotourism in forest and wildlife areas and to rationalise boundaries of protected areas at its meeting held in March ... Several independent experts have criticised the idea of opening up and fragmenting forests for eco-tourism projects.
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This old 'chouse': Benedict church renovated into residence, business

The Columbus Telegram 05 May 2021
Kathy is also a member of the Nebraska Game & Parks Wildlife Rescue Team Inc ... The Pine Ridge National Recreation Area near Chadron offers 6,600 acres of land filled with wildlife and opportunities for outdoor activity. Nebraska Tourism ... Nebraska Tourism ... Rick Neibel/Nebraska Tourism ... Rick Neibel/Nebraska Tourism ... Nebraska Tourism ... Nebraska Tourism.
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South Africa set to shut down its controversial captive lion breeding industry

Yahoo Daily News 05 May 2021
The minister said the tourism industry was susceptible to negative perceptions.'Authentic' hunting ... South Africa counts between 8,000 and 12,000 lions at some 350 farms, where they are raised for hunting, tourism and academic research, according to estimates by wildlife groups.Story continues.
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Kenya mulls fund to compensate victims of human wildlife conflict

Sina 04 May 2021
Najib Balala, cabinet secretary of Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife told at a virtual meeting that the country currently has an outstanding compensation claims of approximately 14 billion shillings (130.4 million U.S. dollars) arising from incidents of human wildlife conflicts.
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African ministers pledge action on escalating human-wildlife conflicts

Sina 04 May 2021
"Human-wildlife conflicts that have escalated in Africa due to climate change impacts, growth of human population and industrial farming is the greatest threat to conservation of critical species," said Najib Balala, cabinet secretary of Kenya's Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife.
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Tell your lawmakers to support bill aimed at protecting wilderness | Letter

Lehigh Valley 04 May 2021
... 1.5 million acres of land as wilderness within the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. This will benefit wildlife and human communities, and will support the outdoor tourism economy in that region ... We can use our backyards or any land we dwell on to create mini wildlife refuges.
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Kenya, Tanzania set to abolish barriers to trade, movement of people

China.dot.org 04 May 2021
Hassan's state visit came at a time when the two neighboring countries are working closely to deepen ties in the area of trade and people-to-people relations including the private sector, arts, culture, wildlife matters, tourism and cooperation at the continental and multilateral levels ... Enditem .
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Vamos a Pescar grows to serve 50 families

Emporia Gazette 04 May 2021
Vamos a Pescar — which translates to “let’s go fishing” — is in its fifth year in Emporia, thanks to a collaboration between the Emporia Migrant Education program, What’s In Outdoors, Hispanics of Today and Tomorrow and the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism ... “When they come to these, everything is free ... “They represent the future ... Aug ... .
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South Africa to ban use of captive-bred lions in hunting, tourist industry

La Prensa Latina 03 May 2021
Echoing the panel’s findings, Creecy described the practice of captive lion breeding for hunting and tourism as “inhumane and irresponsible” and called for South Africa to re-imagine its management of wildlife to make it “sustainable” for both the animals’ welfare and the economy.
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AmericasNew wave of COVID-19 infection threatens Costa Rica tourist revival

Reuters 03 May 2021
"We're anticipating a much worse year than 2020," said Shirley Calvo, head of the tourism business chamber ... Costa Rica's tourism sector in pre-pandemic 2019 was estimated at about $5 billion, or about 8.5% of country's GDP ... Tourism Minister Gustavo Segura acknowledged a worsening scenario.
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New wave of COVID-19 infection threatens Costa Rica tourist revival

Toronto Sun 03 May 2021
“We’re anticipating a much worse year than 2020,” said Shirley Calvo, head of the tourism business chamber ... Costa Rica’s tourism sector in pre-pandemic 2019 was estimated at about $5 billion, or about 8.5% of country’s GDP ... Tourism Minister Gustavo Segura acknowledged a worsening scenario.
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Is govt about to ban canned lion hunting?

Beijing News 03 May 2021
Barbara Creecy's wildlife panel is trying to reinvent the wheel ... We stand ready to offer our expertise, working collaboratively with governments, NGOs and the tourism industry to find practical solutions," said Edith Kabesiime, World Animal Protection's wildlife campaign manager for Africa, in a statement ... This is a win for wildlife," said Kabesiime.
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Kerala: Tourism centres in Idukki closed to keep Covid cases under check

The Times of India 02 May 2021
In the wake of increasing Covid-19 cases, all tourism destinations in the district have been shut down temporarily ... Munnar wild life warden R Lakshmi issued an order stating that all tourism programmes under Munnar wildlife division will be stopped from Saturday until further notice.
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South Africa to ban breeding lions in captivity for hunting

Independent online (SA) 02 May 2021
The minister said the tourism industry was susceptible to negative perceptions ... authentic wildlife ... South Africa counts between 8 000 and 12 000 lions at some 350 farms, where they are raised for hunting, tourism and academic research, according to estimates by wildlife groups.
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S. Africa to ban breeding lions in captivity for hunting

Phys Dot Org 02 May 2021
The minister said the tourism industry was susceptible to negative perceptions ... South Africa counts between 8,000 and 12,000 lions at some 350 farms, where they are raised for hunting, tourism and academic research, according to estimates by wildlife groups ... to wildlife charities.
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