Controversy Over Wild Capture Whale Shark Safari Swims In Kenya

Controversy over ‘wild capture’ whale shark safari swims in Kenya Next month, there are plans to create the “Big Six” in Kenya adding to lions, elephants, leopards, buffaloes and rhino as a draw to tourists, due to a new marine enclosure for holidaymakers to snorkel with live whale sharks. Organisers of the ‘Indian Ocean’ sea park say…

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It’s the last set of group games in our fantastic World Cup for Wildlife, and this time the emphasis is on defence! We’ll be comparing wildlife tourism in each of the countries taking part in the World Cup to see who will ultimately take the title Wildlife Tourism World Champions 2014! In these games, we’ll…

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We Would Advise Anyone Approached By A Tout

“We would advise anyone approached by a tout offering souvenir photos with a wild animal to say no and walk away. “If tourists spend their money going to see the same wildlife in its natural habitat with reputable tour operators or conservation bodies, it will help to stop this illicit trade and channel your tourist…

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Tiger Tourism Can Help Save Tigers Done Responsibly

Tiger Tourism can help save tigers – but only if it’s done responsibly. Many travellers describe their first glimpse of a wild tiger as a deeply emotional experience, perhaps rooted in the sense of discovering something precious which may soon be lost. It’s not a surprising reaction. Wild tigers are extremely rare, with only around…

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Dark Side Animal Tourism Thailand Telegraph

The dark side of animal tourism in Thailand Animal tourism in Thailand – a big problem area. Daily Telegraph article looking at the way tourists are contributing to the abuse and cruelty of animals in the country – and perhaps how things might be changing: Photogenic animals might be the perfect fodder for social media…

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