Tag: Ramsar

Ramsar site on Katonga River under serious threat by Chinese investors
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Ramsar site on Katonga River under serious threat by Chinese investors

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- October 2, 2019

A Ramsar site on the Katonga River in Uganda is under serious threat by investors who are reclaiming this stretch ... Read More

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam
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Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 12, 2019

In an advertisement in “The New Vision” daily by the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) on June 7, a notice of ... Read More

Boat sinks, many dead at Lake Mai-Ndombe in Inongo, Congo
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Boat sinks, many dead at Lake Mai-Ndombe in Inongo, Congo

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

Tourists are not expected to be among the 30 dead in Western Congo, where 200 more are missing after a ... Read More

Kenya’s Tana River Delta becomes world’s latest Ramsar site
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Kenya’s Tana River Delta becomes world’s latest Ramsar site

editor editor- November 5, 2012

(eTN) - Those with greedy eyes on this prized area, wanting to turn it into agricultural wastelands through unsustainable farming ... Read More

Wetland tourism: a great experience
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Wetland tourism: a great experience

editor editor- February 3, 2012

From the Great Barrier Reef to the Okavango Delta, the Danube Delta and many other thousands of wetlands, the human ... Read More

Aldabra Atoll adds Ramsar to their World Heritage Site status
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Aldabra Atoll adds Ramsar to their World Heritage Site status

editor editor- April 20, 2010

It was confirmed recently to this correspondent that the UNESCO World Heritage Site at the Read More