Latest News for: Wildlife tourism


Tiger safari in Corbett reserve: SC panel slams former minister, policy

Financial Express 26 Jan 2023
* Central Zoo Authority should stop approving zoos and safaris within tiger reserves, wildlife sanctuaries, national parks, and along animal corridors and dispersal routes. * Environment Ministry should amend its guidelines to discourage the use of wildlife habitat for wildlife tourism activities that are non-site specific, such as zoos.

UGC asks universities to adopt tourist destinations, carry out student visits

Hindustan Times 26 Jan 2023
“The young students need to be encouraged to visit the tourist destinations of India to learn about rich Indian heritage, culture, architecture, wildlife, etc. To achieve this aim, the Ministry of Tourism has prepared a concept note for the ...

Biden restores vital protections for Alaska's Tongass National Forest gutted by Trump

Raw Story 26 Jan 2023
"Restoring roadless protections listens to the voices of tribal nations and the people of Southeast Alaska while recognizing the importance of fishing and tourism to the region's economy." ... and internationally each year to see its glaciers, old-growth forests, and abundant wildlife.

States with the most registered hunters

The Mexico Ledger 26 Jan 2023
As hunting gained popularity as a leisure activity, ecosystems suffered, which led to various regulations in order to help preserve and conserve wildlife resources ... The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism depends on these dollars for funding, so to make up the difference, they have allowed people from out of state to also buy tags.

Yellen tours wildlife reserve to start South Africa visit

Metro USA 25 Jan 2023
Yellen said during a visit to the Dinokeng Game Reserve that the United States and South Africa would form a task force to focus on the financing of wildlife trafficking ... South Africa has an abundance of game parks and a thriving wildlife tourism industry but struggles with the effects of poaching and illegal animal trafficking.

TikTok influencer encourages plus-size, POC hikers

Fox31 Denver 25 Jan 2023
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KXRM) — Nelson Holland is the face behind "fatblackandgettinit," a viral TikTok account that captures his hiking adventures throughout Colorado ... His social media following has allowed him to create partnerships with brands like the North Face, Merrell, UCHealth, Colorado Tourism and the Colorado Wildlife Council ... .

Our Planet Versus Plastic Bags—A Tale of Two Cities

Resilience 25 Jan 2023
Share. Tweet. Print. This article was produced by Earth . Food . Life, a project of the Independent Media Institute ... state, located at a distance of only 64 miles (104 km) from each other ... The “costly negative implications for tourism, wildlife and aesthetics” led Santa Fe to ban single-use plastic carryout bags with Ordinance No. 2015-12 in April of 2015.

Nevada governor wants to cut business taxes, suspend gas tax

Omaha World-Herald 24 Jan 2023
Lombardo announced plans to join Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Tuesday to unveil a new facility, which he said was part of his determination to further diversify Nevada's economy beyond its heavy reliance on casinos and tourism ... Celebrity bowhunting couple sentenced in Nebraska wildlife ...

Singapore tourism recovery to pre-Covid level expected by 2024

Live Mint 23 Jan 2023
... the Singapore Night Safari's new amphitheatre and refreshed Creatures of the Night show.For 2023, the tourism board is planning new attractions such as Bird Paradise @ Mandai Wildlife Reserve, and new experiences in Orchard Road such as the Trifecta integrated sports facility.

PCCF visits Katarniaghat, discusses rural tourism

Hindustan Times 22 Jan 2023
Bahraich To extend eco-tourism to villages adjacent to Katarniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary (KWS), principal chief conservator of forests (PCCF), Uttar Pradesh KP Dubey visited Katarniaghat and held a meeting with forest officials, NGOs and local people on Sunday ... village tourism.

Museums and parks add new shades with color-blindness glasses

The Day 22 Jan 2023
Kent Streeb, EnChroma's vice president of communications, said the current tally is about 90 museums, 11 state and national parks, and three National Wildlife refuges. Resorts, travel outfitters and tourism offices also stock the accessories, which visitors can borrow free.

Eco-tourism activities resume in Amrabad tiger reserve

Deccan Chronicle 21 Jan 2023
The newly inaugurated mud and tree cottages, in the middle of the natural landscape, give a scenic view of the mountains with fresh air and soothing quiet spaces, a perfect getaway for nature lovers, which can also be combined with a wildlife safari ... "We want to develop the Chenchu community that supports the growth of wildlife.

Black River State Park plans stoke hopes for tourism in western Georgetown County

The Post and Courier 21 Jan 2023
"And tourism is funded by ... "I don't think there's anything happening imminently, but we are excited about it because we see the potential of what it could mean for tourism in the western part of the county, in that area that is a very nature-centric area for fishing and wildlife," Stevens said.

RCB Bank earns ‘Business of the Year’

The Claremore Daily Progress 21 Jan 2023
He is president of the Oklahoma State Senate, recruiter for companies looking to move or expand in Oklahoma and Secretary of Tourism, and is Wildlife and Heritage and chief marketer for the state. In that position, he helps promote tourism, Oklahoma’s third-largest industry, said Simmons in his introduction.

Hospitality firm donates boreholes to ease human-wildlife conflict in Botswana

Xinhua 20 Jan 2023
Facing growing human and wildlife populations and the rising risk of conflicts, Botswana's Minister of Environment and Tourism Philda Kereng said the drilling of boreholes will go a long way in bringing stability to the landscape ... Hospitality firm donates boreholes to ease human-wildlife conflict in Botswana.

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