Tag: wetlands

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

Bugoma Forest must remain, says Uganda’s President, but conservationists not celebrating just yet
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Bugoma Forest must remain, says Uganda’s President, but conservationists not celebrating just yet

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- May 18, 2019

Following a sustained campaign over a court ruling to lease Bugoma Forest to Hoima Sugar Works last month, Uganda President ... Read More

Visa waiver leads to spike in bookings to Brazil
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Visa waiver leads to spike in bookings to Brazil

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019

Brazil’s visa waiver policy announced in March is already generating positive results. Recent data from a study done by Amadeus ... Read More

World’s top 10 sustainable places to stay revealed
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World’s top 10 sustainable places to stay revealed

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 19, 2019

Travel is not just about seeing the wonders of the earth but understanding our impact upon it. With increasing frequency, ... Read More

Interconnection between tourism and wetlands needs special attention
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Interconnection between tourism and wetlands needs special attention

editor editor- July 10, 2012

Whether kayaking in the Iberá Marshes in Argentina or bird-watching at Ba-Be Lake in Vietnam, tourists are providing income for ... Read More

Uganda Minister for Environment faces wrath of tourism fraternity
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Uganda Minister for Environment faces wrath of tourism fraternity

editor editor- February 6, 2012

UGANDA (eTN) - Carelessly uttered remarks by Uganda State Minister for Environment, Ms. Read More

Rwanda receives Green Globe award
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Rwanda receives Green Globe award

editor editor- November 4, 2010

(eTN) - The "land of a thousand hills" last week received global recognition for their sustained efforts to protect the ... Read More

Survival of Uganda wetlands and forest will sustain or break us
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Survival of Uganda wetlands and forest will sustain or break us

editor editor- March 8, 2010

A subject close to the heart of this correspondent are all matters surrounding Uganda’s wetlands and forests, a key component ... Read More