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Scientists suggest Antarctica tourism could be making penguins sick – The Week Magazine


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Scientists suggest Antarctica tourism could be making penguins sick
The Week Magazine
Sure, traveling to Antarctica sounds cool, but visitors may be leaving behind a tough time for the region's adorable inhabitants, The Atlantic reports. A paper published in the journal Polar Biology notes that penguins are highly susceptible to
Antarctic tourism may pose disease threat to penguinsNew Scientist

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Antarctica Tourism Could Be Making Penguins Sick – The Atlantic


The Atlantic

Antarctica Tourism Could Be Making Penguins Sick
The Atlantic
Antarctica remained largely untouched until roughly 200 years ago, and now, more than 10,000 people travel there every year. But tourists bring more than cameras. Scientists are warning that pathogens brought by visitors could threaten the continent's

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John Oliver Fights Antarctica Tourism With Hilariously Convincing PSA – Huffington Post (satire)

John Oliver Fights Antarctica Tourism With Hilariously Convincing PSA
Huffington Post (satire)
"Last Week Tonight" host John Oliver has one request for all the world tourists out there: PLEASE don't go to Antarctica. Thanks to morning talk shows touting the icy continent's "free penguins and sno-cones," thousands of tourists are tarnishing
John Oliver To Antarctica Tourists: Stop. Just Stop. – VIDEOTowleroad

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Scientists warn of tourism threat to Antarctica – Yahoo News


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Scientists warn of tourism threat to Antarctica
Yahoo News
Tourist numbers have exploded from less than 5,000 in 1990 to about 40,000 a year, according to industry figures, and most people go to the fragmented ice-free areas that make up less than one percent of Antarctica. A growing number of research
Tourism threatens Antarctica, study warnsPress TV
Even Antarctica Is Slowly But Surely Being Overrun By TourismCo.Exist

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Elephants slaughtered in Thai tourism grab – TravelMole


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Elephants slaughtered in Thai tourism grab
TravelMole
Incidents like this one, in the Petchaburi area, are not uncommon, with adult elephants being killed and the young taken. The baby is most likely destined for one of Thailand's many resorts where tourists can take part in elephant treks or watch
Coming through slaughter: losing the war on elephant and rhino poaching in AfricaOttawa Citizen


Wildlife trade meeting endorses DNA testing of seized ivoryNature.com
Thriving illicit ivory trade decimating African elephant herdsLos Angeles Times
Marin Independent Journal –Living Green Magazine
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To Save Wildlife, and Tourism, Kenyans Take Up Arms – New York Times


New York Times

To Save Wildlife, and Tourism, Kenyans Take Up Arms
New York Times
It is difficult to measure the success of the community ranger programs, but Kenya's poaching levels have declined drastically from the slaughter days of the 1970s and 1980s, when thousands of elephants were poached each year. This year, Kenyan
Kenyans take up weapons to save wildlife, tourismMinneapolis Star Tribune



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Poaching threatens Africa elephants and tourism – eTurboNews


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Poaching threatens Africa elephants and tourism
eTurboNews
Ivory trade took its course at an alarming level in East, Central, and West Africa where the Arabs hunted African elephants in East Africa and Congo, while European ivory traders hunted elephants in West Africa. A profitable trade in ivory was carried

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Gulf Coast tourism rebounds after BP oil spill – msnbc.com

NEW ORLEANS — The Gulf Coast is a hot destination again two years after the massive BP Plc oil spill made the region a tourist dead zone, with the petroleum giant pumping more than $ 150 million into promotions to help the region recover. In New Orleans …
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Workshop on using Nebraska farms for tourism planned – Sioux City Journal

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) – Experts on agricultural and ecology-based tourism will offer tips on how to develop new attractions in Nebraska at a two-day workshop. The Nebraska Department of Economic Development’s workshop will be held in North …
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US Gulf Coast Enjoys Record Tourism Rebound after Oil Spill – Myfoxdc.com

BATON ROUGE, La. – Along the beaches of the Gulf Coast, 2011 ends with a surprise that no one expected this soon: a post-oil spill rebound in tourism. The year of 2010 goes down as the horrible, lost period thanks to BP’s Deepwater Horizon …
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