Recreation, Parks And Tourism

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Did Sierra Leone mudslide uncover a forgotten promise?

The Western Area National Park is a forest reserve in Sierra Leone that still holds one of the last strongholds of pristine forest in the country and …

Sierra Leone

Biosphere designation boosts national park drive

A Biosphere Destination Certificate for the Thompson Okanagan, following on news of a new process for a national park reserve, can only be a good …

National Parks

'No water, no birds': Wood Buffalo National Park among most threatened, warns international scientists

'It's not looking good for Canada avoiding an endangered listing for Wood Buffalo'<p>One of the world's largest groups of conservation scientists says …

Canada

What do you know now that you wish you knew when you got started in MPAs? Insights from practitioners

Much of what we learn – in the MPA field and in life in general – is not from formal education. It comes from learning it ourselves, or receiving …

Isle of Man

Mozambique:Deputy Minister Calls for Tourism Based On Biodiversity

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique's Deputy Minister of Land, Environment and Rural Development, Celmira da Silva, argued on Thursday that tourism based on …

Africa

Red flag raised about state of Wood Buffalo National Park

Canada's largest national park – established 95 years ago to protect the last herds of northern bison – is deteriorating and faces significant threats from climate change and industrial development, says an international agency that monitors world heritage sites.<p>The International Union on the …

Canada

'Rebel' of New Brunswick national park fights for expropriated land on borrowed time

In 1976, Jackie Vautour's house was expropriated for a national park in New Brunswick. Today, the 88-year-old is still squatting inside the park, living with his wife in a two-room house without hydro or plumbing, and still waging a struggle through the court system to reclaim the land, Jamie Ross …

Canada

Clemson establishes parks lab to examine social, human issues in parks, protected areas

Matthew Brownlee (standing) explains issues with camera placement in national parks to undergraduate student Brittany Lacy (left) while Cassidy Jones …

Clemson University

Bhutan, WWF and partners announce deal to permanently secure Bhutan’s extensive network of prot

<b>THIMPHU, BHUTAN</b>: The Royal Government of Bhutan, WWF, donors and partners from around the world today announced their commitment to create a USD $43 …

Wildlife

Algonquin land treaty still five years away

An historic treaty between the federal government, the province and the Algonquins of Ontario is in the works and could be finalized in five years, …

Ontario

IMBA Softens Stance On E-Bike Non-Motorized Trail Use

The International Mountain Biking Association will now offer a seat at the table for motor-assisted mountain bikes after years of</b> …

Propose National Park Covering 40 Percent of Iceland

A committee researching guidelines for establishing a national park in the central highlands of Iceland has submitted its final report to the …

Iceland

Tourism Management at UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Presentation<p>This MOOC <b>“Tourism Management at UNESCO World Heritage Sites”</b>, produced by the UNESCO-UNITWIN Network “Culture, Tourism, and Development”, …

Tourism

Pinery Provincial Park shuts down due to possible occupation

The Lambton County park is closed until further notice to the public for camping and day use<p>Pinery Provincial Park has been shut down because of a …

Canada

DNR says no mining access to Nova Scotia's wilderness areas

A campaign by the Mining Association of Nova Scotia to gain access to wilderness areas is getting a cold shoulder from government — again.<p>“Land-swap …

Environment

Professor says protected waters an opportunity for Indigenous empowerment

The author of a new study on marine protected areas worldwide says urgent action is needed in Canada to make sure Indigenous rights are included in …

Halifax

Connecting Marine Protected Area Managers in the Caribbean | OpenChannels: Sustainable Ocean Management and Conservation

[Mérida] (November 6, 2017) MPAConnect, a growing network of Caribbean marine protected area managers is working with GCFI and NOAA to increase the …

Conservation

Questionable stats: N.W.T. premier challenged on statistics used during 'red alert'

1 / 2<p>Questionable stats: N.W.T. premier challenged on statistics used during 'red alert'<p>Members of the public and at least one MLA have called into …

Northwest Territories

Tourism ministers and companies to discuss 'overtourism' without blaming growth

Ministers of Tourism from 60 countries and leaders from private sector companies and associations meet this week at the Ministers Summit organized by …

Sustainable Development Goals

Exploring social values for marine protected areas: The case of Mediterranean monk seal

This study primarily attempts to understand people’s beliefs towards marine protected areas considering as a case study the National Marine Park of …

Monte Carlo

New wind farm puts plans for Scotland's third national park at risk

But campaigners have warned the proposed Cliffhope Community Wind Farm within Wauchope Forest at the foot of the Cheviot Hills is in the middle of …

Scottish Government

ATCO's plans for power line in Jasper National Park meeting resistance

The roar of the chainsaw could soon join the calls of the wild in Jasper National Park as ATCO Ltd. looks to string power across the town within the …

Canadian National Parks

Canada to double protected areas

Having met its target of protecting five per cent of its marine and coastal areas by the end of 2017, Canada is well on its way to meeting its target …

Conservation

Mining Association wants access to Nova Scotia's protected areas

A campaign by the Mining Association of Nova Scotia to loosen protections on the province’s wilderness areas is getting mixed reviews.<p>After releasing …

Environment

Nature-lovers resist Atco plan for power line in Jasper National Park

Atco maintains that a transmission line is the cheapest option for replacing the aging generators that currently power the off-grid town of Jasper, …

Canadian National Parks

Less fishing, fewer violations after salmon catch and release order

DFO's Daryl Walsh says officers had to adjust patrol methods this summer<p>Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) says the decision to implement a mandatory …

Fishing

In Our View: Parks Should Be For All

Once, after camping in Yosemite National Park, President Teddy Roosevelt said: “It was like lying in a great solemn cathedral, far vaster and more …

National Parks

An Introduction to Business Planning for Protected Areas | OpenChannels: Sustainable Ocean Management and Conservation

This webinar will be presented by Andrew Rylance, Technical Advisor to the Government of Seychelles-United Nations Development Programme-Global …

Oceans