Tag Archives: parks

Koedoe Hangout

Hangout with us on October 22 as we discuss the publication of the new Koedoe issue on Tourism and Protected Areas. The conversation takes place on Google+. Some background: Tourism and visitation is a dominant commercial use of protected areas, … Continue reading

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Caribbean Parks and Tourism Hangout

On Thursday October 16 we are holding a lively conversation about parks and tourism in the Caribbean. Invited guests are regional experts and we will be taking your questions. Talking points — Status of parks and tourism in the Caribbean. … Continue reading

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Founder’s Day for National Parks in the USA

Happy Birthday! Two year countdown until the BIG party that celebrates the centennial of national parks in the USA. Today (August 25) is Founder’s Day, a good opportunity to learn about the US conservation movement and bonus (!) free entrance to … Continue reading

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Parks Inspiring Solutions Hangout (July 2014)

Tourism in parks and protected areas can be a boon to local conservation efforts or it can afflict biodiversity conservation and environmental management. Many travelers find meaningful encounters with nature in protected areas, but these wilderness fans are often at … Continue reading

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Parks Inspiring Solutions Hangout (June 2014)

Tourism in parks and protected areas can be a boon to local conservation efforts or it can afflict biodiversity conservation and environmental management. Many travelers find meaningful encounters with nature in protected areas, but these wilderness fans are often at … Continue reading

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USA: National Park Week

Planeta.com celebrates National Park Week April 19-27 with an invitation to readers to contribute tips and suggestions for visiting and protecting the wilderness areas and historical landmarks. Updates will be made throughout the week on the Planeta Wiki. Among the parks that will be … Continue reading

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Countdown to the World Parks Congress

There are now 200+ days until the start of the 6th IUCN World Parks Congress in Sydney, NSW. The dates of the event are November 12-20 2014. For those paying attention, here’s the countdown. The congress takes place once every ten years and … Continue reading

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