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Protests Prompt Delay of Yosemite Overhaul Plan
Environment  (tags: Yosemite, environmet, ecosystems, tourism, humans, habitat, conservation, wildlife, protection )

- 1711 days ago -
The National Park Service will take five more months to complete a river protection plan that would result in changes to popular tourist amenities.
Antarctica Tourism Damages Environment Of Pristine Land
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, Antarctica, tourism, damage, protection, world, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, oceans )

- 1826 days ago -
In a remote, frozen, almost pristine land where the only human residents are involved in research, that tourism comes with risks, for both the continent and the tourists. Boats pollute water and air, and create the potential for more devastating environme
Great Basin National Park: A User's Guide
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, conservation, environment, nature, travel, tourism, protection, habitat )

- 2070 days ago -
The absence of cellphone service and public Internet access make this park a great place to unplug from the chaos of everyday life.
Baby Turtles Released in Bali's Big Eco Weekend
Environment  (tags: Bali, sea turtles, conservation program, beaches, oceans, tourism, pollution, Asia-Pacific, Obama, leaders, world )

- 2445 days ago -
Eco festivities in Bali clean up the beaches for some 300 new turtle hatchlings. Enjoy the video. Article Can Bali handle any more tourists?
Drilling in the Gulf of St. Lawrence Is Not Worth the Risk
Environment  (tags: Canada, climate change, drilling, endangered species, fisheries, fossil fuels, marine life, pollution, seismic surveys, tourism )

- 2679 days ago -
The Gulf of St. Lawrence provides a unique and fragile environment for more than 2,200 species of invertebrates and 19 species of marine mammals, and it is culturally, biologically, and socially important for the people of Quebec and Atlantic Canada.
Somak Puts Controversial Mara Lodge Back on Sale and Withdraws From Tourism Association
Environment  (tags: environment, protection, wildlife, tourism, habitat )

- 2804 days ago -
Conservationists started a facebook campaign urging a boycott tour of safari operator Somak after the company started taking bookings for the controversial camp. Various wildlife celebrities came out strongly against the lodge, and subsequently Somak
ACTION ALERT: Iceland Whales Pledge !
Environment  (tags: iceland, whales pledge, tourism, whale slaughter, massacre, destruction, environment, whaling, oceans, conservation )

- 2901 days ago -
Iceland is a stunning, pristine land that attracts hundreds of thousands of tourists each year, many of them to go whale watching in the clear arctic waters. Greenpeace has launched a "Whale tourism pledge" -- a promise to visit Iceland if the government
Conservationists Worried About Parks Canada's Plan to Attract More Visitors
Environment  (tags: national parks, Canada, tourism, wildlife, protection, conservation, habitat, environment )

- 2992 days ago -
Conservationists are worried a push by the federal government to attract more city slickers to Rocky Mountain national parks will hurt the wildlife and fragile ecosystems the parks were created to protect.
Arctic Protections Proposed in Legislation
Environment  (tags: environment, arctic, polar, bears, walrus, wolves, tourism, gas, oil, fishing, climate-change, pollution, nature, habitat, protection, wildlife, politics, science, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, climatechange, animals )

- 3148 days ago -
Polar bears are stranded at sea. Walruses are falling victim to wolves and polar bears. Oil and gas development is expanding. And the Arctic seas are being opened to the possibility of tourism, shipping and perhaps even commercial-scale fishing.
Plans to Limit Tourism in Antarctic
Environment  (tags: environment, tourism, Antarctic, damage, limits, protection, nature, wildlife, animals )

- 3261 days ago -
The number of tourists visiting Antarctica could be restricted under British plans, amid fears that the increase in cruise ships in the area threatens to cause irreparable damage to the continent's pristine environment.
Irresponsible Tourism and Lodge Building Threatening Some of Kenya's Finest Parks
Environment  (tags: Kenya, parks, tourism, lodge building, destruction, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

- 3288 days ago -
Unwittingly, safari package tourists may soon be aiding the destruction of a pristine wilderness in northern Kenya by staying in poorly planned lodges currently being built in delicate riverine habitat. Many of the tourists are likely to be British.
Safety, Convenience Vs. the Environment at the Grand Canyon
Environment  (tags: Grand Canyon, tree cutting, safety, tourism, parking )

- 3680 days ago -
Federal officials are pondering ways to make tourism safer and easier at the Grand Canyon. Cutting more trees is one option, but is it necessary?
Climate Tourism: Does Travel Create Environmental Awareness?
Environment  (tags: climate change, tourism, travel, ecotourism, sustainability, global warming )

- 3706 days ago -
A recent article published by Tierramerica warns about the growth of the so called 'climate tourism,'
ENVIRONMENT-INDIA: Snow Leopards Earn Their Keep in Tourist Dollars
Environment  (tags: snow leopard, tourism, survival, endangered, wildlife, environment )

- 3831 days ago -
Shy by nature snow leopards are rarely spotted even by the Ladakhi herders who share their mountain habitat. But this only whets the appetite of tourists and wildlife enthusiasts who may stay on in the area for days till a sighting is made. SLC began
Fighting "Poison Fishing" in Jamaica
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, eco-friendly, animals, conservation, habitat, habitat destruction, Sustainabililty, water, wildlife, world, environment, Jamaica, fishing, rivers, pollution, Caribbean, eco-tourism, tourism )

- 3900 days ago -
In Jamaica, local communities are struggling with a man-made threat to their way of life -- poison fishing - harvesting fish by polluting the river. Scientists are working with locals to halt the practice and implement sustainable fishing methods.

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