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Yala – ruined by its own popularity?

Srilal Miththapala offers a pragmatic approach to mitigate some of the problems faced by the country’s most visited national park.

Serengeti National Park recognized by global hospitality industry

TANZANIA (eTN) - Covering a total area of 14,763 kilometers of natural and expanse grazing land in northern Tanzania tourist circuit, Serengeti National Park has been named this year’s chosen global

German tourists killed in Kenyan plane crash

MOMBASA, Kenya (eTN) - Four people died when a small passenger plane crashed on the runway in Kenya’s renowned Masai Mara national park.

Popular Uda Walawe National Park in Sri Lanka

SRI LANKA (eTN) - A recent visit to the popular Uda Walawe National Park (UWNP) in the southeastern region of Sri Lanka saw the park quite dry, with the beginning of the long drought period.

Israeli tourist who started massive fire in Chile released

An Israeli tourist charged by Chile with accidentally starting a massive forest fire in a popular national park was fined and released.

National park fire destroys safari lodge

UGANDA (eTN) - A raging bush fire, allegedly set by staff of the Uganda Wildlife Authority, has devastated the Kyambura Game Lodge earlier in the week, according to reports from a source close to the

The missing Raja of Uda Walawe National Park

SRI LANKA - The Uda Walawe National Park (UWNP), situated in the southeastern part of the island of Sri Lanka, is certainly one of the best locations to see wild elephants all year around.

Seychelles’ Silhouette Island opens its national park

Seychelles President James Michel has opened the Silhouette National Park at a ceremony at La Passe on the island.

French tourist survives epic drop into the Grand Canyon

The 18-year-old Gallic globe-trotter was taking photographs of the Grand Canyon, when he slipped and fell over the edge, the National Park Service explained in a statement.

Controversial stretch of road in the Serengeti National Park not to...

TANZANIA, Africa (eTN) - After several months of media dialogue and wildlife conservationists against the planned stretch of a tarmac road through the Serengeti National Park, Tanzanian President Mr.

Gombe Stream National Park in Tanzania to expand

(eTN) - Information was received from conservation sources in Arusha that government has approved the expansion of the Gombe Stream National Park from its present 33 square kilometers to nearly 60 squ

Reports on security presence in Murchisons not correct says Uganda Wildlife...

A report last week about oil companies coming under scrutiny has drawn a comment from the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) in regard to alleged comments made by some of their staff and then reported in

Seychelles creates another national park

Alongside the Copenhagen Climate Summit, the Seychellois President Michel signed into effect the creation of a new national park on Silhouette island, dedicated to "resilience to climate change from a

Mt. Elgon National Park land troubles far from over

As reported recently, the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) rangers and staff live dangerously when deployed at Mt.

Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial: The smallest national park in the US

This summer, intrepid travelers will spend weeks in the great outdoors, exploring national parks across the country.

Feds challenges Hot Springs tourism board’s ‘National Park’ claim

The Interior Department is moving to block a city tourism board from attaining a trademark for the "Hot Springs National Park" logo, a symbol that is used throughout the resort town and in promotional advertising.The logo does not delineate between the national park itself and the city, and the federal agency said in a filing that the two should be kept distinct.