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Ramsar site on Katonga River under serious threat by Chinese investors

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- October 2, 2019 02:40

A Ramsar site on the Katonga River in Uganda is under serious threat by investors who are reclaiming this stretch of wetland for the construction of a factory to be ... Read More

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 12, 2019 18:54

In an advertisement in “The New Vision” daily by the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) on June 7, a notice of intended application for a license from Bonang Power and Energy ... Read More

Boat sinks, many dead at Lake Mai-Ndombe in Inongo, Congo

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019 19:57

Tourists are not expected to be among the 30 dead in Western Congo, where 200 more are missing after a boat sank at Lake Mai-Ndombe in Inongo, Congo  Lake Mai-Ndombe ... Read More

Kenya’s Tana River Delta becomes world’s latest Ramsar site

editor editor- November 5, 2012 04:46

(eTN) - Those with greedy eyes on this prized area, wanting to turn it into agricultural wastelands through unsustainable farming methods, will have to think twice now that the Tana ... Read More

Wetland tourism: a great experience

editor editor- February 3, 2012 05:11

From the Great Barrier Reef to the Okavango Delta, the Danube Delta and many other thousands of wetlands, the human love for watery places has sustained tourism and recreation in ... Read More

Aldabra Atoll adds Ramsar to their World Heritage Site status

editor editor- April 20, 2010 03:39

It was confirmed recently to this correspondent that the UNESCO World Heritage Site at the Read More