International Biodiversity Day 2020: This year’s theme for UNGA occasion conceptualised in 1993 is ‘our solutions are in nature’ Renewable energy can be part of solution for Illinois Japan committed contribution to provide malnutrition treatment in Sierra Leone Organic guava farming brings healthy returns করোনা: পরিচ্ছন্নতাকর্মীদের খবর রাখছেন না কেউ করোনা ভাইরাস: পরামর্শ বা উপদেশ করোনা ঠেকাতে ভিটামিন ডি Naga tribes of Myanmar face loss of land and forest under new law Protecting food security in Africa during COVID-19 মাস্ক-গ্লাভস বর্জ্য থেকে জীবাণু খাদ্যচক্রে প্রবেশ করতে পারে
Category archives for: Eco-tourism

Conservation in crisis: ecotourism collapse threatens communities and wildlife

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Dhaka, 14 May, 2020: From the vast plains of the Masai Mara in Kenya to the delicate corals of the Aldabra atoll in the Seychelles, conservation work to protect some of the world’s most important ecosystems is facing crisis following a collapse in ecotourism during the Covid-19 pandemic. Organisations that depend on visitors to fund […]

Wildlife Conservation Crumbling As Ecotourism Drops Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

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Dhaka, 12 May, 2020: Conservation work to protect some of the world’s vulnerable wildlife species and ecosystems are now facing an emergency situation as ecotourism comes to a standstill due to the coronavirus pandemic. Many wildlife organisations rely on funding from visitors for critical projects to safeguard endangered species and habitats, and are now on the brink of […]

Morning glory returns to Cox’s Bazar beach

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All it took was a mere few weeks for it to come back to the vast stretch of Cox's Bazar sea beach. With a ban on tourist movement in place, sagarlata, also known as beach morning glory — a key component of the beach ecology — which had disappeared from parts of Cox's Bazar due […]

Sabrang Park likely to be ready by this year

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Sabrang Tourism Park, the country's first tourism-based special economic zone (SEZ), is expected to start welcoming visitors within this year, as construction of its key facilities is going on in full swing, officials said. "Construction of protection embankment, boundary wall and administration building in the SEZ is now at the final stage," Executive Chairman of […]

Bangladesh- Radisson Blu Ctg goes green, brings eco-friendly glass water bottles

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(MENAFN – Bangladesh Monitor) Dhaka: Radisson Blu Chattogram Bay View has replaced all plastic water bottles available at the hotel premise with reuseable glass bottles on January 18 as part of the group's initiative to incorporate eco-friendly practices in its business model. This marks the first initiative of a hotel in Bangladesh to go green. […]

Animal Planet discoverss Panams eco-tourism

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(MENAFN – Newsroom Panama) The fauna and flora of Bocas del Toro, the Darién jungle and other parts of Panama will be premiered in a documentary in 2020 on the Animal Planet channel. It will be presented by Nigel Marven,  who is also producer and director, of a series of programs about Central America that […]

Helping the Environment Through Ecotourism

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While tourism benefits local economies, there are some definite drawbacks. Many of the world’s most popular tourist destinations are dealing with overtourism, which is disruptive to the local way of life as well as to natural habitats. A recent example of this is the Mona Lisa painting in Paris. Eighty percent of visitors to the Louvre, […]

Maharashtra to connect 350 locations into an Eco-tourism circuit

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Maharashtra Minister of Finance, Planning and Forests, Sudhir Mungantiwar said that during the first phase, around 43 destinations under the grid will be taken up, whereas the remaining ones will be developed in the second and third phase. The state government has set aside INR 351 crore for the purpose of developing this circuit. The minister said […]

Promoting Cave Tourism in Saudi Arabia

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  As part of a major eco-tourism drive, the Kingdom, which is home to thousands of caverns, is developing five cave sites that are slated to open by this year.Whether you call it caving, spelunking or potholing, it’s known to be adventurous, sporty, thrilling, and can create great bonds. Plus, coming across stalagmites, for example, […]

How investors are making tourism more sustainable

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THE EXPLOSION of the global middle class has been a boon for the Southeast Asian tourism industry. Especially tourists from China have become a familiar sight around the region as more Chinese can afford trips abroad. However, while tourism can be a major driver for growth when done correctly, it can cause negative impacts if […]

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