Many threatened species rely on ecotourism for conservation funding, but simultaneously suffer direct ecological impacts from ecotourism. For a range of IUCN-Redlisted terrestrial and marine bird and mammal species worldwide, we use population viability analyses to calculate the net effects of ecotourism on expected time to extinction, in the presence of other anthropogenic threats such as poaching, primary industries and habitat loss.

PANJIM: With the government intending to promote eco-tourism in eco-sensitive areas (ESA), the process to draft Zonal Master Plans for each of notified ESA around six wildlife protected areas has b

The Department of Social Forestry has planned a project with the prime objective of establishing plantation for biodiversity enhancement coupled with improving socio-economic condition in the count

Dehradun: Chief minister Harish Rawat on Sunday directed the state forest department to impose a ban on religious feasts in areas that fall under national parks such as Rajaji National Park and Cor

The Little Sustainable Landscapes Book: Achieving sustainable development through integrated landscape management' aims to clarify and disseminate sustainable landscape management methods and catalyze their implementation across private and public sectors worldwide.

The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has rejected the eco-tourism plan of Kanha tiger reserve in Madhya Pradesh, which may prove a setback to the State government’s effort to boost tour

One of the fastest growing divisions of the tourism industry, ecotourism is touted for demonstrating both conservation and economic benefits. The main objectives of ecotourism are ostensibly to provide financial aid for conservation of natural areas and ensuring employment and economic profits for those living in the area. This is expected, in turn, to result in the involvement of local communities in conservation and management activities. Consequently, local involvement could ensure the sustainability and longevity of such initiatives.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Court on its own Motion Vs. State of Himachal Pradesh & Ors. dated 11/12/2015 regarding plying of vehicles to go Rohtang Pass for tourism purpose.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Social Action For Forest And Environment (SAFE) Vs Union of India & Others dated 10/12/2015 regarding haphazard and unregulated licensing of the river rafting camps operating in river Ganga from Shivpuri to Rishikesh which is a serious source of pollution of river Ganga.

The central African state of Gabon, home to half of Africa’s endangered forest elephants, has impounded more than 200kg (440lb) of ivory in what may be its largest seizure ever.

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