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2013-04-19 23:02:20

Thirteen National Parks within the Journey Through Hallowed Ground National Heritage Area Generates More than $270 million in Non-local Visitor Spending Annually Waterford, Virginia (PRWEB) April 19, 2013 April 20-28 has been declared as National Park Week. Within the Journey Through Hallowed Ground National Heritage Area, a 180-mile long, 75-mile wide area stretching from Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, to Thomas Jefferson´s Monticello in Charlottesville, Virginia, lies 13 of the...

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2011-08-23 16:11:03

  Decade-long study questions conventional wisdom about the relationship between national parks and poverty If so many poor people live around national parks in developing countries, does that mean that these parks are contributing to their poverty? Yes, according to the conventional wisdom, but no, according to a 10-year study of people living around Kibale National Park in Uganda that was published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS)....

2010-09-09 15:55:00

SANTA FE, N.M., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The results are in. Bear Head Lake in Ely, Minnesota, was named "America's Favorite Park" through Coca-Cola's "America Is Your Park" campaign. National Association of State Park Directors (NASPD) President and Virginia State Parks Director, Joe Elton, shared the official news to a rousing round of applause at the NASPD Annual Conference in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Quoting the news release from Coca-Cola, Elton shared that Bear Head Lake had received...

2008-09-25 06:00:18

Text of report in English by Thai newspaper The Nation website on 25 September [Report by Pongphon Sarnsamak: "Concern over parks plan"] A group of environmental activists is urging the Natural Resources and Environment Ministry to revise its plan to allow the private sector to invest in national parks. A representative of the group, who wanted to be unnamed, has submitted 239 signatures collected by the website saveoursea.net from naturalists and environmentalists who have great...

2008-07-06 00:00:12

A FIRE watch is to be mounted in the Yorkshire Dales in an attempt to reduce the devastating damage and loss of wildlife caused by summer blazes in and around the national park. The new North Yorkshire Dales Wildfire Group is encouraging landowners to draw up plans they hope will reduce the severe impact of such incidents on the internationally important moorland. Firefighters have teamed up with national park officers and members of the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and...

2008-07-04 09:00:23

By Tim De Chant, Chicago Tribune Jul. 4--The execution-style killing last year of a gorilla family in Congo may portend future conflicts as humans encroach on resource-rich national parks in developing countries, according to authors of a new study. The report to be published Friday in the journal Science surveyed strips of land surrounding protected areas and found that people are moving closer to such parks to take advantage of the economic development that often stems from...

2008-07-03 21:00:12

CHICAGO _ The execution-style killing last year of a gorilla family in the Democratic Republic of Congo may portend future conflicts as humans encroach on resource-rich national parks in developing countries, according to authors of a new study. The report published Friday in the journal Science surveyed strips of land surrounding protected areas and found that people are moving closer to such parks to take advantage of the economic development that often stems from conservation...

2008-07-03 18:00:17

By Tim De Chant, Chicago Tribune Jul. 3--The execution-style killing last year of a gorilla family in the Democratic Republic of Congo may portend future conflicts as humans encroach on resource-rich national parks in developing countries, according to authors of a new study. The report to be published Friday in the journal Science surveyed strips of land surrounding protected areas and found that people are moving closer to such parks to take advantage of the economic development that...

2008-06-26 00:00:00

The fragile economic viability of hill farming in the South West, already threatened by years of poor returns, may be made worse by the consequences of the Single Farm Payment scheme, according to a new study. Published on the eve of a major conference about the future of farming on Dartmoor, Exmoor and Bodmin Moor, the report paints a bleak picture of the future for the region's hill farmers, with subsidies no longer based on the numbers of livestock produced. The report, prepared...


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