• Concern on the effects of Tourism on indigenous people’s livelihoods

    According to a Geography Professors- Robert K Hitchcock and Rodney L Brandenburg, the impacts of tourism on indigenous peoples are a subject of concern in both anthropology and socioeconomic development. Tourism can be a powerful positive heightening people’s appreciation of indigenous customs and serve as a source of employment...
  • What comes next after elephant trophies?

    Wildlife conservation and animal rights groups are slamming the Trump administration’s move to permit some imports of African elephant trophies, fearing the new system will allow decisions to be made in secret. “The direction that the government is going is not a good one and it’s not being good...
  • Saving the rhino from extinction. Image courtesy of rhinoconservationbotswana.com

    Saving the rhino from extinction:

    By the end of May, 2013, 249 rhinohad been poached in South Africa since the beginning of the year alone. That’s 54 a month. Thirteen a week. Almost two a day. And counting… For obvious reasons, the statistics of surviving rhino is a closely-guarded secret, but environmentalists confidently believe...