Biodiversity

Britvic : and The Rivers Trust strengthen water stewardship partnership with two wetland restoration projects in Great Britain

This September, as we celebrate World Rivers Day, Britvic is helping to prevent flooding and restore biodiversity with two new water stewardship projects in partnership with The Rivers Trust. Britvic will be supporting the projects with £125,000 which, over the course of three years, will see experts and volunteers undertake river and wetland restoration near …

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Eight locations in Konkan have potential for ‘rocky tide pool’ ecotourism

The Konkan coastline has unveiled a world of unusual species and offered Maharashtra with a wealth of ecotourism prospects. Eight locations along coastal Maharashtra — three in Sindhudurg district namely Tambeldeg, Kunkeshwar and Bhogwe while five locations in Ratnagiri district including Katghar, Hedvi, Kharviwada, Velas and Velneshwar — have the potential for coastal tide pool …

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Tidepooling eco-tourism initiatives to come up at 8 locations on Konkan Coast | Mumbai news

The Maharashtra forest department’s Mangrove Foundation has identified eight locations on the Konkan coast in the state for promoting ‘rocky tidepool eco-tourism’, an activity which has been growing in popularity thanks to the work of scientists and experts, particularly the Marine Life of Mumbai collective. Tide-pooling is an outdoor activity along the shoreline during low-tide …

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Guest Article: Charting a More Sustainable Course for the Tourism Industry | SDG Knowledge Hub

By Hon. Edmund Bartlett, Minister for Tourism, Jamaica As the world continues to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, travelers are increasingly globetrotting with the planet in mind. Recent studies show that over two-thirds of travelers are prioritizing sustainability and insisting on a lighter environmental and social footprint as they take to the skies. For destinations like …

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Coral reef protection to grow with the Green Fins Hub

The new Green Fins Hub offers enhanced and global membership for participating dive and snorkel operators to conserve the marine environment Bristol, September 13, 2022 – Sustainable marine tourism is receiving a major boost with the launch of the Green Fins Hub, a global digital platform for diving and snorkelling operators worldwide. The industry-backed digital …

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Vembanad lake continues to shrink, under threat of ecological decay

Vembanad lake, the second largest wetland system in India after the Sunderbans in West Bengal, is shrinking and its unique biodiversity is under threat of ecological decay despite it being declared as a Ramsar site 20 years ago. The lake, which is a source of livelihood for farmers of Kuttanad and the fisherfolk community, continues …

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Celebrate Biodiversity This Month | Rainbow Beach Community News

Celebrate our region’s unique biodiversity this month – and every month!Photo taken by Robyn Adam on one of her recent walks with the Heart Foundation Walking Group in Tin Can Bay. Biodiversity is the variety of all life forms on earth – the different plants, animals, and micro-organisms, and the ecosystems that are their homes. …

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Scientists warn of dire outcome for marine life as Mediterranean Sea continues to heat up

While vacationers might enjoy the Mediterranean Sea’s summer warmth, climate scientists are warning of dire consequences for its marine life as it burns up in a series of severe heatwaves. Key points: Scientists say they are witnessing exceptional temperature hikes in the Mediterranean Sea, ranging from 3C to 5C above the norm Warming of even …

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