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The Hidden Suffering of Animal Tourism
Offbeat  (tags: Animal abuse, tourism, animal rides, video )

Offline
- 17 days ago - theguardian.com
Footage of the hidden suffering behind animal tourism is released as part of a new campaign to curb abuse. World Animal Protection is calling on tourists to think twice before they take part in wild animal experiences such as elephant rides.
Ecuador Indigenous Group Fights Oil Exploration Plans
Offbeat  (tags: rain forest, tourism, oil, exploration, Ecuador, Amazon )

Ray
- 165 days ago - bbc.co.uk
An unequal struggle is going on in eastern Ecuador's tropical rain forest between a Quechua indigenous group trying to promote local eco-tourism, and the powerful state oil company set on pushing oil exploration further into the Amazon,
News Can India's Tigers and Tourists Get Along? VIDEO!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, tigers, protection, tourism )

Cher
- 175 days ago - video.nationalgeographic.com
Tiger tourism in India helps visitors find a personal connection with the big cats while raising money for tiger conservation.There's hope that responsible practices can keep the cats safe.
Tigers Draw Tourists and Support for India's Parks
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, tigers, tourism )

Cher
- 176 days ago - newswatch.nationalgeographic.com
India's parks can generate millions of dollars in tourism revenue per year, which can in turn go toward protecting the wildlife. Tigers can be the big magnets to draw people into the parks, and that in turn can ensure that visitors become
Tiger Tourism: Can Travel Help Save These Big Cats?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, tigers, tourism )

Cher
- 605 days ago - newswatch.nationalgeographic.com
Tigers are one of the most charismatic and beautiful animals on earth. They are the world's largest cat and can live across a wide range of habitats, from mountains to coastal wetlands. Most of the world's tigers live in India within the borders of a
Tiger Tourism Is Back and Burning Bright in Rajasthan
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, tigers, tourism )

Cher
- 689 days ago - independent.co.uk
After they were closed by the government this summer, India's nature reserves are starting to reopen to tourists, but with greater safeguards for wildlife, as Harriet O'Brien discovers
Yellowstone Wolves Worth $35 Million a Year
Offbeat  (tags: studies, yellowstone wolves, tourism, wildlife, visitors, massacred )

Simone
- 1254 days ago - care2.com
A study was conducted by University of Montana researchers which found the presence of wolves in Yellowstone contributes many millions of dollars each year to the local economy, from tourists who visit the park to see wildlife. This information is
Humane Society International Offers South African Wildlife-Viewing Vacations With a Conscience
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, tourism )

Cher
- 1433 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
A new option called Humane Travels is now available to folks who want to get close to wild creatures like elephants, lions, hippos, zebras, giraffes and warthogs while helping them at the same time.
The Inseparable Sea Turtles and Bali Island
Offbeat  (tags: sea turtles, bali island, tourism, nesting sites, protection )

Simone
- 1460 days ago - all-creatures.org
Bali Island is famous for the international tourism destinations with picturesque landscapes and beautiful beaches, including the Kuta Beach which becomes one of the nesting sites of the ancient and endangered marine animal, sea turtle.
White Otters Born at Aquarium
Offbeat  (tags: rarity, surprise births, white otters, tourism, wild animals, captive )

Simone
- 1624 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
The creatures, noticably paler than normal cubs, took keepers at the Blue Planet Aquarium by surprise. The pair are part of a litter of three baby Asian short-claw otters born at the Cheshire tourist attraction at the end of March
Views of Fraser Island - PHOTOS
Offbeat  (tags: fraser island, tourism, dingoes, survival, threatened )

Simone
- 1630 days ago - sunshinecoastdaily.com.au
There is much concern for the survival of the beautiful dingo on Fraser Island.
India's Plans to Ban Tiger Tourism Could Signal the End for the Tiger
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, tigers, tourism )

Cher
- 1631 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
India's National Tiger Conservation Authority has announced that it plans to phase out tourism in its 37 tiger reserves. As more and more 'luxury' lodges are built in tiger habitat, and across tiger corridors, and more and more people crowd into those
Times Live: Is Wildlife Tourism Doing More Harm Than Good?
Offbeat  (tags: wildife, tourism, beneficial or not, controversy, wild animals, endangered )

Simone
- 1637 days ago - timesonline.co.uk
Does tourism hold the key to protecting endangered wildlife or does it drive animals to extinction?
India to Stop Tiger Tourism in Attempt to Prevent Species Extinction
Offbeat  (tags: india, tourism, stopping, tiger protection, extinction )

Simone
- 1638 days ago - timesonline.co.uk
For centuries, the prospect of spotting a Bengal tiger in the wild has been a highlight of visiting India. Now the Government is to end the spectacle amid fears that the species is being "loved to death" by visitors desperate for a glimpse of tigers
Could Idaho's Wolves Be a Tourist Attraction?
Offbeat  (tags: idaho, wolves, tourist attraction, tourism, wolf watching )

Simone
- 1644 days ago - idahostatesman.com
- Last year, you could sit in downtown Ketchum with a spotting scope and watch the Phantom Hill wolf pack "lounging around" on the mountains outside of town, Francie St. Onge recalls. But with two members of the pack harvested in Idaho's first wolf
 

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