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Play A Part In Protecting Species While You Travel For Earth Day

Expressing the importance of protecting the world’s endangered wildlife, Earth Day 2019 comes with the message, Protect Our Species. Eco resorts, lodges and conservation-minded travel companies are doing what they can to look after the wildlife in the surrounding environment. Some of these give travellers the opportunity to play a …

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Hotels Around The World That Are Taking Conservation To The Next Level

Uproxx Earth Day isn’t the most widely celebrated of holidays. Sure, since its inception in 1970 more than 193 countries have begun holding events to mark the day, but without costumes and traditional dishes it’s hard for people to truly rally together. Maybe we need an Earth Day masquerade so …

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Fishing imperils 40 shark species in the Galapagos – Tribune

GALAPAGOS ISLANDS, Ecuador — The teeming waters that surround the famed Galapagos islands support more shark species than anywhere on Earth. Schools of wide-eyed scalloped hammerheads, 40,000-pound whale sharks, reef-patrolling whitetip sharks, more than 40 species in total, many endangered, are found only here. Yet, these top marine predators, in …

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The sights and safaris that make a trip to South Africa unforgettable

If you are looking for a quiet week away so you can lounge around by a pool and read a few books, South Africa is not the place for you. But if you want to see how artists are regenerating the streets of Johannesburg with colour and creativity, cycle through …

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Kenya’s Maasai Mara: Facts About the Wildlife, Climate and Culture

In southwestern Kenya, in the Kenya Rift Valley Province, lies 583 square miles (1,510 square kilometers) of protected land known as the Maasai Mara National Reserve. It was established in 1961 and is a popular safari destination, renowned for its wildlife population, according to Masai Mara Game Reserve. The wildlife …

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#WTMAfrica: Grootbos Private Nature reserve wins African Responsible Tourism Award

Grootbos Private Nature reserve wins African Responsible Tourism Award. Pic: Supplied The African Responsible Tourism Awards recognises leaders in responsible tourism in the most culturally diverse continent. Grootbos Private Nature Reserve has been announced as the overall winner of the African Responsible Tourism Awards for 2019. Grootbos has been recognised …

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Female US tourist abducted by gunmen in Uganda’s most popular safari reserve and held for £380k ransom

A FEMALE US tourist is being held hostage by armed bandits who ambushed a safari park van in Uganda. Four gunmen hijacked a tour group on a game drive at Queen Elizabeth National Park, the country’s most popular safari reserve. Bandits ambushed a tour group on a game drive at …

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Seychelles Tourism: Nature reserve landing fees seen as apartheid tourism | Travel News

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Privatising paradise — questions emerge over exclusiv…

Horseshoe Falls is one of more than 20 scenic waterfalls in Mkambati Nature Reserve.  The Mkambati Nature Reserve, east of Lusikisiki on the Pondoland Wild Coast, is one of South Africa’s hidden gems. Now plans to develop a five-star lodge resort in the reserve have raised concerns about the likely …

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Female US tourist abducted by gunmen in Uganda’s most popular safari reserve Queen Elizabeth National Park

A FEMALE tourist is being held hostage by armed bandits who ambushed a safari park van in Uganda, according to reports. Four gunmen are said to have hijacked a tour group on a game drive at Queen Elizabeth National Park, the country’s most popular safari reserve. Bandits ambushed a tour …

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