Latest News for: Wildlife tourism


Zimbabwe to sell hunting rights for endangered elephants

CNN 23 Apr 2021
Tinashe Farawo, a spokesman for the Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority, told CNN Thursday that declining tourism revenue owing to the coronavirus pandemic was among the main reasons for the move ... "It is almost certain that surviving families of wildlife families that ...

Gov. Kelly vetoes transgender athletes ban, saying it 'sends a devastating message' to Kansas kids

McPherson Sentinel 23 Apr 2021
Gov ... The legislation arrived at Kelly's desk after a tense debate in the Kansas Legislature. More. Revived ban on transgender athletes in women's sports sent to Gov. Laura Kelly after tense debate ... Rep ... North Dakota Gov ... More ... Older students would be taught using a curriculum based on the Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism hunter safety course. More.

Letter: Wildlife corridors critical to local communities

Vail Daily 22 Apr 2021
Local business owners rely on tourism and the hallmarks of our tourism industry are our land, water, and wildlife. In fact, wildlife in Colorado is just as iconic as our beer ... Local businesses in rural communities know more than anyone the impacts of healthy and robust tourism.

Tanzania: Ministry to Use Tourism Levy for Improved Services

All Africa 22 Apr 2021
TOURISM Development Levy (TDL) will be used effectively to ...

Kenya: More embryos developed to save white rhinos

Anadolu Agency 22 Apr 2021
Kenya’s Tourism and Wildlife Minister Najib Balala said in a statement that with nine embryos successfully developed, it was time that scientists moved on to the next phase to use surrogate rhinos to develop a herd of northern white rhinos.

Kenya: Govt Launches Covid-19 Vaccination Drive for Tourism and Hospitality Workers

All Africa 22 Apr 2021
Nairobi -- The government through the Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife has launched a nationwide Covid-19 vaccination drive for frontline personnel in the Tourism and Hospitality sector ....

Kansas deer season dates approved for 2021-22

McPherson Sentinel 22 Apr 2021
During the Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism's March 25 meeting, the commission approved the 2021-22 Kansas deer season dates. Those are as follows..Youth. Sept 4-12 ... Sept ... In other big game news, Matt Peek, KDWPT wildlife research biologist, indicated a 20% reduction in firearm and muzzleloader permit quotas will be recommended for this fall.

Apple creates $200 million fund for nature-based climate solutions

GreenBiz 22 Apr 2021
These climate investments carry many economic and environmental benefits such as job creation, economic growth related to increasing food and water security, increased tourism and recreation, protecting against costly flood and storm damage, restoring wildlife and, of course, reducing greenhouse gases.

Kenya reports progress in saving the northern white rhino with four new embryos produced

Sina 22 Apr 2021
Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) and a consortium of international scientists said ... "We are excited with the laboratory outcome of the last ovum pick-up in March," said Najib Balala, Kenya's cabinet secretary for Tourism and Wildlife, in a joint statement issued in Nairobi.

BioRescue creates four new northern white rhino embryos

Phys Dot Org 22 Apr 2021
We are eager to get the progeny from the project that will guarantee survival of the species," says Kenya's Tourism and Wildlife Cabinet Secretary, Hon ... Under the guidance of Kenya Wildlife Service, the team ... Provided by Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research (IZW).

Ricketts, other GOP governors attack Biden climate initiative

The North Platte Telegraph 22 Apr 2021
Approximately 42 percent of threatened or endangered species are at risk due to invasive species, the National Wildlife Federation says ... Tourism ... But there’s a dark side to tourism ... that the population has dropped by more than 50 percent since then, The World Wildlife Fund reports.

Pueblo County commissioners unanimously oppose animal welfare ballot initiative

Fowler Tribune 22 Apr 2021
MORE ... Wiseman is concerned about the initiative's potential impact not only on livestock, but also on the ability of Colorado Parks and Wildlife to stock the state's lakes with fish, which could affect tourism. Those two industries — agriculture and tourism — "kept this economy going" during the pandemic, he said ... MORE. 'I want to make it'.

Interview: China's ecological stewardship key to restoring planetary health -- UN environment official 22 Apr 2021
Speaking of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Kavagi said it is complicating waste management challenges, while increasing community vulnerability to impacts of climate change and reduced income from tourism. Conservation of iconic wildlife species might suffer amid declining ...

Gov. Kelly vetoes transgender athletes ban, saying it "sends a devastating message" to Kansas kids

Garden City Telegram 22 Apr 2021
Gov ... The move was expected, with Kelly raising concerns about the measure in recent days, telling reports last Friday it was a "regressive policy that just turns businesses away from our state and kills jobs." ... More ... More ... Older students would be taught using a curriculum based on the Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism hunter safety course.

Dow site leader to speak when luncheons resume in June

The Facts 21 Apr 2021
TOURISM UPDATE. Edith Fischer, director of tourism for the Brazosport Area Chamber of Commerce, was invited by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to be an expert reviewer for birding loops in the Brazosport area ... This is the 25th anniversary of the Texas trails, the first ever birding and wildlife-viewing trails in the U.S.