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Pope Francesco Bergoglio addresses climate emergency

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 15, 2019

At the Casina Pio IV, the Pontiff Pope Francesco Bergoglio met with participants of the meeting promoted by the Department ... Read More

Panda Xiang Xiang unite Japanese capital and Chinese city to promote tourism

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 14, 2019

Dujiangyan city, Sichuan, China and Tokyo, Japan,  are closely linked thanks to Xiang Xiang, who was born at Tokyo's Ueno Zoo in 2017, as well as her ... Read More

How Emirates is supporting and preserving biodiversity

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019

Taking its environmental responsibilities seriously and championing wildlife conservation across different corners of the planet, the Emirates Group is playing ... Read More

Cape Town selected for prestigious study on global destinations

editor editor- March 12, 2019

Cape Town, South Africa, was selected as one of 15 top global destinations to be chosen as ideal subjects for ... Read More

A Plan For Our Kids: Climate Friendly Travel

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- March 3, 2019

Deep down, most people know, Travel & Tourism must respond to the eXistential challenge of Climate Change, must fully align ... Read More

Good news for Cape Town Tourism at CITA

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 13, 2019

Cape Town International Airport (CTIA), had 2.6 million passengers last year, way os a 9.6 percent growth from 2017. This ... Read More

Asia winter forecast: Drought to continue from India to Singapore

editor editor- October 24, 2015

As the record-challenging tropical season winds down following December, drought will continue in parts of Southeast Asia, while snow is ... Read More

Over 200 cases of typhoid in Harare

editor editor- November 22, 2011

(eTN) - According to reports, there have been 207 cases of typhoid in Zimbabwe's capital of Harare. No deaths have ... Read More

Seychelles aids in relief efforts in Horn of Africa

editor editor- August 22, 2011

Following the ongoing drought and humanitarian crisis being faced in the Horn of Africa region, the Seychelles government has joined ... Read More

UN declares famine in two regions of Somalia

editor editor- July 21, 2011

The United Nations today declared a famine in two regions of southern Somalia owing to the worst drought in decades, ... Read More

UNICEF: Survival of millions of children in Horn of Africa at risk

editor editor- July 11, 2011

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) today warned that two million children are malnourished as a result of the drought ... Read More

Not another drought please

editor editor- March 21, 2011

(eTN) - When in late December 2009 a long and harsh drought finally broke in Kenya, the Masai’s traditional way ... Read More

Destination news: Climate change becoming real in Uganda

editor editor- February 7, 2011

UGANDA (eTN) - Recently-published studies revealed that over the past 50 years, the Eastern African region has experienced an average ... Read More

Rains continue to pound eastern Africa

editor editor- March 11, 2010

Only two months after a long and devastating drought broke, which had parts of East Africa in an iron grip ... Read More

Kenya Wildlife Service comments on drought impact

editor editor- January 13, 2010

Earlier in the week during a press conference, the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) gave details on their efforts to save ... Read More

Flamingos affected by drought at Lake Nakuru

editor editor- December 31, 2009

Reports came in over the holiday period from Ugandan visitors to Lake Nakuru National Park, who claimed that the number ... Read More

Hotel operators at Lake Babati concerned over drought

editor editor- December 18, 2009

Hotel operators and local guides in Tanzania have voiced their concern over the migration of the hippos previously resident in ... Read More

Tanzania forest evictions support environmental goals

editor editor- December 4, 2009

Several thousand squatters and illegal settlers were evicted last week from several forests in Tanzania, including their livestock, in order ... Read More

Rhinos being relocated due to drought

editor editor- September 4, 2009

The Kenya Wildlife Service has recently begun to relocate initially 10 southern white rhinos from the Lake Nakuru National Park ... Read More

Equatorial ice caps keep shrinking

editor editor- August 13, 2009

KAMPALA, Uganda (eTN) - The glaciers on the equatorial mountains of Mt. Kilimanjaro, Mt. Read More

1 million drought victims in Syria prompt $20 million UN appeal

editor editor- October 7, 2008

The United Nations last week launched an appeal for $20 million to help up to 1 millions Syrians, predominantly herders ... Read More