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Restoration, preservation of historic Shiekh Badin resort discussed

Urdu Point 20 Sep 2021
On the occasion, District Wildlife Officer Malook Khan briefed the delegation about the steps being taken by the provincial government for protection of wildlife in the area besides promotion of tourism activities at the historic Shiek Badin resort.
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‘Conservation should be seen as what communities have always done’, says John Kamanga

Mongabay 20 Sep 2021
... in East Africa got a boost in the mid-1990s when Kenya Wildlife Service launched its “Parks beyond Parks” program, which allowed locals to start directly benefitting from wildlife tourism, and international donors started channeling more funds toward communities.
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Born to be wild: A daring vision of the Arabian leopard’s future

The Independent 20 Sep 2021
“The situation in Saudi Arabia is changing and now we are starting to notice that environmental violations and rates of hunting and persecution of wildlife are decreasing,” he noted ... Eventually, it’s hoped that AlUla can become a recognised nature tourism destination.
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Letter to the editor: Save the wolves

Billings Gazette 19 Sep 2021
September 15, I took another group of paying guests to see wolves in Yellowstone’s Lamar Valley. Meanwhile, wolf killing begins under Montana’s vicious new hunting laws ... By targeting Yellowstone’s wolves, Montana is spitting in the face of wildlife conservation and tourism. Phil Knight. Bozeman. .
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Former strip mine to become solar farm

The Roanoke Times 19 Sep 2021
“Some of the region’s former mined lands are well suited for solar development, and by directing development towards these areas, it will help us conserve the region’s intact forests for wood products, carbon storage, wildlife habitats, outdoor recreation and tourism,” Kreps said ... jtennis@bristolnews.com. 276-791-0709. @BHC_Tennis. .
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Rangers racing to save wildlife in Africa

China Daily 18 Sep 2021
According to an earlier survey by Tusk and nonprofit Natural State, poaching has increased significantly due to the collapse of wildlife tourism. Loss of tourism revenue meant the elimination of essential wildlife protection funding as countries channeled available finances on fighting the pandemic.
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Tawa to Deploy Chopper At Maswa Game Reserve

All Africa 18 Sep 2021
The Tanzania Wildlife Management Authority (TAWA) is set to purchase a special helicopter that will bolster conservation and tourism activities within the Maswa Game Reserve ....
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Minister C.B. Ratnayake discusses bilateral cooperation in Kenya

Sri Lanka News 17 Sep 2021
Ratnayake, who is on a private visit to Kenya met the Kenyan Minister for Wildlife and Tourism Najib Balala on 14 September, 2021 ... The Kenyan Minister replied saying that Kenya could consider sharing information on Kenya’s wildlife tourism, training for Sri Lankan wildlife ...
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Pathankot’s Kathlaur Kushlian Wildlife Sanctuary thrown open to tourists

Hindustan Times 16 Sep 2021
Developed as tourism hotspot at the cost of ₹1.2 crore, Kathlaur Kushlian Wildlife Sanctuary, 25km from Pathankot, was thrown open for the tourists on Thursday by the department of forests and wildlife preservation, Punjab ... Divisional forest officer, wildlife, Pathankot range, Rajesh Mahajan.
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This engineer from Ladakh brings the cosmos down to the EarthDorje Angchuk is the first ...

Deccan Herald 16 Sep 2021
Safeguarding dark skies ... Angchuk has been at the forefront of the campaign for safeguarding the pristine dark skies of Hanle and its surroundings in ways that are in symbiosis with local development, including the promotion of astro-tourism ... Astro-tourism can boost the homestays at Hanle while dark sky benefits the wildlife,” said Annapurni ... Twitter .
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Seretse resurfaces as UB Chancellor

Mmegi Online 16 Sep 2021
PRESS STATEMENT ...Ambassador Seretse organized several missions (trade, education, health, and tourism) to Botswana ... • She served as a Cabinet Minister holding three cabinet positions namely; Acting Minister of Presidential Affairs, Minister of Trade and Industry, Wildlife and Tourism and Minister of Works, Transport and Communications ... .
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Feature: Kenyan scientists recount thrills of participating in first wildlife census

China.dot.org 15 Sep 2021
... to conduct the inaugural wildlife census in Kenya ... Najib Balala, cabinet secretary for Tourism and Wildlife on May 6 launched the country's first-ever wildlife census in the coastal county of Kwale with the objective of establishing accurate data on aquatic and land-based species.
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Hawaiian Airlines reveals new in-flight video teaching visitors how to travel respectfully to the islands ...

Business Insider 15 Sep 2021
Hawaiian Airlines Hawaiian Airlines has launched a new inflight video encouraging safe and responsible tourism on the islands ... According to locals, Hawaiian beaches and wildlife are feeling the impact of tourism, and visitors have harmed historical landmarks and the state's fragile ecosystem.Read the original article on Business Insider.
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