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Uganda: Poaching hurting tourism says wildlife minister

Uganda: Poaching hurting tourism says wildlife minister | My Funny Africa.. Bushwhacker anecdotes | Scoop.it

Minister Maria Mutagamba has said poaching by armed and organized criminal syndicates is one of the major challenges facing the ministry....

 

The ministry report shows that the number of tourists coming to Uganda reduced from 207,000 in the year 2011/2012 to only 182,000 in the 2012/2013 financial year.  

She attributed this to the general economic downturn in the world, negative security advisories on Uganda by the source markets (UK, USA, Australia and European Union), the war in Eastern DRC and last year’s outbreak of deadly diseases like Ebola and Marburg...


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Uganda tourism seen significant decline in tourism because of poaching crisis...

From 207,000 in 2011/2012 to only 182,000 in 2012/2013. 

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Despite Danger, Cameroonian Ranger Asseme Still Dedicated to Her Calling | Stories | WWF

Despite Danger, Cameroonian Ranger Asseme Still Dedicated to Her Calling | Stories | WWF | My Funny Africa.. Bushwhacker anecdotes | Scoop.it
"I was born in the forest + I feel a moral obligation to protect it + its #wildlife for humanity + for my kids." http://t.co/gBe6pznAEj
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Victoria Falls National Park | VICTORIA FALLS NP by Stuart Forster

Victoria Falls National Park | VICTORIA FALLS NP by Stuart Forster | My Funny Africa.. Bushwhacker anecdotes | Scoop.it
RT @StuartForster: Editor's choice on Triptease, Victoria Falls National Park in #Zimbabwe: http://t.co/GzTwdmLqFr #Wildlife #Nature #Trave…
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Impacts on Wildlife & the Environment | Balloons Blow… Don't Let Them Go!

Impacts on Wildlife & the Environment | Balloons Blow… Don't Let Them Go! | My Funny Africa.. Bushwhacker anecdotes | Scoop.it

A beach litter survey organized by the Marine Conservation Society has shown the amount of balloons and balloon pieces found on the beach have tripled in the past 10 years.


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Why Some Coral Reefs Might Survive Climate Change

Why Some Coral Reefs Might Survive Climate Change | My Funny Africa.. Bushwhacker anecdotes | Scoop.it
The world is clobbering coral reefs, home to 25 percent of all marine species.
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Uganda safaris, Safari Uganda, Uganda safaris and tours,Travel to ...

Uganda safaris, Safari Uganda, Uganda safaris and tours,Travel to ... | My Funny Africa.. Bushwhacker anecdotes | Scoop.it
It is believed to be one of Africa's deepest lakes and going by the depth of its deepest end of 900m, Lake Bunyonyi is the second deepest in Africa.
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Obama Fights Back on Wildlife Trafficking | Audubon Magazine Blog

Obama Fights Back on Wildlife Trafficking | Audubon Magazine Blog | My Funny Africa.. Bushwhacker anecdotes | Scoop.it
“Poaching and trafficking is threatening Africa's wildlife, so today I issued a new executive order to better organize U.S. government efforts in this fight so that we can cooperate further with the Tanzanian government and ...
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Belinda Marshall | African Wildlife Artist | Big Game Art

Belinda Marshall | African Wildlife Artist | Big Game Art | My Funny Africa.. Bushwhacker anecdotes | Scoop.it
Belinda Marshall is a born and bred Zimbabwean wildlife artist living in Zimbabwe's second biggest city of Bulawayo. (RT @WildAfricanArt: African Wildlife Art.
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Pesticide Altering Genes in Honey Bees

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According to a new study, the neonicotinoid pesticide can alter genes in honey bees.
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Wildlife Photography – Know Your Quarry

Wildlife Photography – Know Your Quarry | My Funny Africa.. Bushwhacker anecdotes | Scoop.it
The more you know about the habits and habitat of your wildlife subject, the better your chances are of getting to be in view of it for your photo shoot.
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Coral reefs can survive ocean acidity – report

Coral reefs can survive ocean acidity – report | My Funny Africa.. Bushwhacker anecdotes | Scoop.it
Two important habitats for marine life, coral reefs and eelgrass meadows, will survive climate change but it will make them vulnerable. Ocean acidification will make coral skeletons more feeble and...
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2nd Annual Photo Wildlife Competition... - leopard safaris sri lanka | Facebook

2nd Annual Photo Wildlife Competition... - leopard safaris sri lanka | Facebook | My Funny Africa.. Bushwhacker anecdotes | Scoop.it
2nd Annual Photo Wildlife Competition
Entry #75 (2nd Annual Photo Wildlife Competition
Entry #75 http://t.co/Ocw0ehKMcT)
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What does a Safari in Africa mean to you? | holidaytoafrica

What does a Safari in Africa mean to you? | holidaytoafrica | My Funny Africa.. Bushwhacker anecdotes | Scoop.it
Holiday To Africa together with our internationally recognized partners share the same passions and our delight is to share the wild places of Africa with our guests, while our ultimate goal is to help make a difference in Africa, ...
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Wilderness Safaris Wins Eco-Travel Award | Malawi Waves

Wilderness Safaris Wins Eco-Travel Award | Malawi Waves | My Funny Africa.. Bushwhacker anecdotes | Scoop.it
So proud that @WeAreWilderness has won the prestigious 2013 @CNTraveler World Savers Award for Wildlife Conservation http://t.co/DkIPxPKHNV
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Scientists ask the public for help saving coral reefs – with Google Street View - Geek

Scientists ask the public for help saving coral reefs – with Google Street View - Geek | My Funny Africa.. Bushwhacker anecdotes | Scoop.it
Scientists ask the public for help saving coral reefs – with Google Street View Geek Google's fleet of pic-snapping street view cars may seem like they can go anywhere, but when trying to map the world's most spectacular coral reefs even the...
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Study shows corals can survive even with rising emissions - Gladstone Observer

Study shows corals can survive even with rising emissions - Gladstone Observer | My Funny Africa.. Bushwhacker anecdotes | Scoop.it
Study shows corals can survive even with rising emissions
Gladstone Observer
They tested the success of embryo development, the survival of coral larvae and finally their success in settling on coral reefs.
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Solving Human Wildlife Conflict - AllAfrica.com

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Solving Human Wildlife Conflict AllAfrica.com To reduce incidents of human wildlife conflict in Namibia's national parks, the Ministry of Environment and Tourism through its Namibian Parks (NamParks) programme is implementing various park...
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Shallowness in the Wildlife Garden - Beautiful Wildlife Garden

Shallowness in the Wildlife Garden - Beautiful Wildlife Garden | My Funny Africa.. Bushwhacker anecdotes | Scoop.it
Most things have some value in our wildlife gardens. Who are we to choose what has more benefit than another?
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Gone, But Not Forgotten: Species We've Lost in the Last 10 Years

Gone, But Not Forgotten: Species We've Lost in the Last 10 Years | My Funny Africa.. Bushwhacker anecdotes | Scoop.it
With 150 to 200 species of life ceasing to exist every 24 hours, a mass extinction is looming and biodiversity is in crisis. (RT @Coffeewarblers: Species we’ve lost in the last 10 years.
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Wildlife Extra News - What animal has black and white spots?

Wildlife Extra News - What animal has black and white spots? | My Funny Africa.. Bushwhacker anecdotes | Scoop.it
The online wildlife magazine for those who like wildlife, wildlife news and watching wildlife, plus a guide to UK nature reserves. (Wildlife Extra News - What animal has black and white spots?
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No rhinos left in Limpopo National Park

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Wildlife officials in Mozambique have announced the devastating news that there are no rhino left in the Limpopo National Park in the south of the country. They made the announcement earlier today (Wednesday) at a media briefing.
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Twitter / SWildlifepics: Amazing African Wildlife scene! ...

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Amazing African Wildlife scene! http://t.co/Xxal5DKrJh
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POACHED Rhino: She was five years old | What's ...

POACHED Rhino: She was five years old | What's ... | My Funny Africa.. Bushwhacker anecdotes | Scoop.it
She was 5 years old when poachers killed her. They first shot her with a high-calibre rifle. She tried to run, made it a few metres, stumbled and fell.
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Wandering anteater gets minder at London Zoo - Telegraph

Wandering anteater gets minder at London Zoo - Telegraph | My Funny Africa.. Bushwhacker anecdotes | Scoop.it
A clumsy anteater will be given her own minder during a series of late night openings at ZSL London Zoo this summer. (@cerdogrande I hope we see this dude at the zoo when we go! Check out his walk!
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