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Think Twice About Wild Animal Tourism

A leading animal charity is urging tourists to think more carefully about the impact their adventures are having on animals.   A leading animal charity is calling on tourists to think twice before they take part in wild animal experiences, as part of a campaign to expose the hidden suffering behind many attractions.   The campaign by World Animal Protection, which launches today in conjunction with World Animal Day, draws on research that found almost half ...

Two Reasons To Celebrate At Monkeyland This Week.

Baby Howler with mum at 5 days old

  The multi-award winning primate sanctuary, Monkeyland, located in Plettenberg Bay on the Garden Route has double the reason to celebrate this week.   On Wednesday 11th March, a new Howler Monkey was born.  Both parents have been seen being very protective of the new addition to their family whilst the baby’s big sister has shown some interest in baby, but more interest in ensuring she still gets enough attention from Mum and Dad.

Two Reasons To Celebrate At Monkeyland This Week.

Baby Howler with mum at 5 days old

  The multi-award winning primate sanctuary, Monkeyland, located in Plettenberg Bay on the Garden Route has double the reason to celebrate this week.   On Wednesday 11th March, a new Howler Monkey was born.  Both parents have been seen being very protective of the new addition to their family whilst the baby’s big sister has shown some interest in baby, but more interest in ensuring she still gets enough attention from Mum and Dad.

Two Reasons To Celebrate At Monkeyland This Week.

Baby Howler at 2 days old

  The multi-award winning primate sanctuary, Monkeyland, located in Plettenberg Bay on the Garden Route has double the reason to celebrate this week.   On Wednesday 11th March, a new Howler Monkey was born.  Both parents have been seen being very protective of the new addition to their family whilst the baby’s big sister has shown some interest in baby, but more interest in ensuring she still gets enough attention from Mum and Dad.

Two Reasons To Celebrate At Monkeyland This Week.

Baby Howler with mum at 5 days old

  The multi-award winning primate sanctuary, Monkeyland, located in Plettenberg Bay on the Garden Route has double the reason to celebrate this week.   On Wednesday 11th March, a new Howler Monkey was born.  Both parents have been seen being very protective of the new addition to their family whilst the baby’s big sister has shown some interest in baby, but more interest in ensuring she still gets enough attention from Mum and Dad.

Travel Market Looks At Responsible Tourism In Africa

Responsible tourism will be a key focus of the World Travel Market Africa (WTM Africa), which runs from 15 to 17 April at the Cape Town International Convention Centre.

Law Passed: Importing Illegally Sourced Timber Is Banned In The Eu.

But what does this all mean and why should the Average Joe Bloggs care? We all want nice furniture for our home; a wooden dining table, wooden flooring etc, but how often do you question where the wood has come from? Have you considered how your dining table came to be? From forests, often in Asia or South America, to timber factories; into Europe and the shop floor and finally into your home? 

Eu Reaches Agreement To Cut Down On Plastic Bags

EIA welcomes Friday’s agreement by the European Union institutions on European wide measures to address lightweight plastic carrier bags. Once adopted the new rules will allow EU countries to choose either to impose mandatory charges for plastic bags, or to introduce measures to reduce consumption of single use plastic bags to 90 bags per person by end of 2019 and 40 bags per person by the end of 2025 (the EU average in 2010 was 198).

Seeing ‘red’ – The Often Hidden Colour Of Wildlife Contraband

helmeted hornbill

The escalating international criminal trade in ivory and rhino horn is well documented and, unfortunately, has seldom been out of the headlines in recent years. Significantly less well known is the exploitation and trafficking of another product derived from a critically endangered species, often commanding black market prices up to five times higher than ivory – the carved beaks of helmeted hornbills. EIA has been monitoring trade in ivory and rhino horn for the past two decade...

Eia Campaign Administrator – Forests

EIA Campaign Administrator – Forests   January 7, 2015   Organisation: Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA)   Location: Islington, London   DeskPosition Type: Paid, Full Time, Permanent   Salary:  £competitive   Application Closing Date: 5pm on Monday, January 26, 2015   Website: www.eia-international.org   Contact Name: Bill Dishington   Contact Email: uki...

The 11th International Conference On Responsible Tourism In Destinations

RTD11 The 11th  International Conference on Responsible Tourism in Destinations 14th – 15th April 2014    The first International Conference on Responsible Tourism in Destinations took place in Cape Town in 2002, it was organised with Western Cape Tourism as a side event to the World Summit on Sustainable Development held in Johannesburg ten years on from Rio.   The Cape Town Conference established the city as the birthplace of the idea of Responsible...

Welcome To Indaba 2011

7 - 10 May 2011, Albert Luthuli Convention Centre (Durban ICC), South Africa

Indaba 2013 Trade Show

Exhibiting at the Indaba 2013 in Durban? Aware of the excellent opportunities available to generate sales leads, expand establishment awareness, see and hear industry leaders speak, recognize top performers, and much more? You need to separate yourself from the competition and get the best results while exhibiting. Will the most influential leaders and potential customers come to your stand and chat or simply.....walk away? The answer for 2013 and beyond is a powerful visual impact!!

Indaba 2012 Monkeyland - Live Interview By Mamba Media

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