Articles tagged “conservation”

What This Tanzanian Preserve Can Teach Africa About True Conservation

What This Tanzanian Preserve Can Teach Africa About True Conservation

Colin Nagy, Skift

Conservation is too soft a word to describe the measures being taken to address the crisis facing land and wildlife in Africa. But the Grumeti Fund is an example of best-in-class anti-poaching. This, coupled with large-scale systemic change, education, and community empowerment, is the one-two punch that can counter the imminent dangers facing wildlife and ecology in Africa.

2 weeks ago

Palau Campaign Stands Tough on Environment Despite Hit to Tourism

Palau Campaign Stands Tough on Environment Despite Hit to Tourism

Raini Hamdi, Skift

The hugely celebrated campaign, Palau Pledge, has not brought in more arrivals to Palau, which is also being hit by a China ban. Nobody should expect it to. Here’s why.

8 months ago

Titanic Relics to Be Sold With Bids Starting at $19.5 Million

Titanic Relics to Be Sold With Bids Starting at $19.5 Million

Dawn McCarty and Jef Feeley, Bloomberg

Relics from the Titanic make for a blockbuster exhibit, one that many people would travel to see. Hopefully those who acquire these pieces will be highly concerned with conservation as well.

11 months ago

U.S. Interior Secretary Asks Trump Not to Eliminate National Monuments

U.S. Interior Secretary Asks Trump Not to Eliminate National Monuments

Brady McCombs and Matthew Brown, Associated Press

The U.S. Interior Secretary doesn't want to gut national monuments but with a "drill, baby, drill" inclination, he left open the possibility of more drilling and mining on federal lands.

2 years ago

Elephant Poaching Could Kill Tanzania Tourism

Elephant Poaching Could Kill Tanzania Tourism

Joseph Burite , Bloomberg

There's been so much publicity about the killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe. Illegal poaching, though, is a widespread problem, as pointed to by Tanzania tourism officials concerned about the illegal kills of their elephant population.

4 years ago