Parks and Recreation: Services for a Socially Just and Equitable Community

Photo: Brisbane Webinar Announcement: Parks and Recreation: Services for a Socially Just and Equitable Community, July 14, 1pm GMT, 6am PT Official spin: Parks, public spaces, and sport amenities are central to most communities and is always a hub of activity by children, youth, and adults. The COVID-19 pandemic with complete lockdown and social distancing …

South Africa Links

South Africa Flag Links related to South Africa in somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesOn the importance of inclusivity and ecotourism – @Melanie_vanZylCanned lion hunting damaging Brand SASouth African Airways ‘is on verge of bankruptcy’ (2017)Convivium Table 2016What’s wrong with Tourism Day?!Khwa ttu San Spirit Discovered – @westcoastwaysa @KhwattuSanhttp://www.sabreakingnews.co.za/2015/09/07/sa-lags-behind-in-responsible-tourismJune 2015 (pdf)http://www.cannedlion.org/blog/saa-promoting-lion-parkhttp://www.southafrica.net/blog/en/posts/entry/10-coastal-towns-we-lovehttp://www.southafrica.net/blog/en/posts/entry/its-time-to-rethink-travel-e-tourism-africa-summit-2014Fred Brownell: The man who made South …

Nelson Mandela

Photo: UN, 1990 We celebrate the life of Nelson Mandela (July 18, 1918 – December 5, 2013) on #MandelaDay, July 18. Nelson Mandel Day (July 18) mandeladay.com Facebook Wikipedia Hashtags: #NelsonMandela Facebook Nelson Mandela Flickr Mandela Day Embedded Tweets #InternationalMandelaDay is celebrated each year on 18 July. This year, in light of the impact of …

South Africa

Photo: Martin Heigan, Namaqualand Hello, Rainbow Nation. South Africa is bordered to the north lie Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe; to the east are Mozambique and Swaziland; while Lesotho is an independent country wholly surrounded by South African territory. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/6rZehjfxJju6X5zJ8 Annual Events September is Tourism Month in South Africa. July 18, Nelson Mandela Day …

Wild Africa

Photo: lukas.b0, Giraffe Planeta.com launches this guide to Wild Africa – the country’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism and conscious local responsible travel. Questions What would locals like visitors to know about responsible travel and wildlife tourism in Africa? Headlines Why Black Lives Don’t Matter in Kenya’s Colonial ‘Conservancies’ …

Kilimanjaro National Park

Photo: IFAW Mount Kilimanjaro with its three volcanic cones, “Kibo”, “Mawenzi”, and “Shira”, is a dormant volcano in Tanzania. It is the highest mountain in Africa, and rises approximately 4,900 m (16,000 ft) from its base to 5,895 meters (19,341 feet) above sea level. – Wikipedia Questions What are the Indigenous names for Mount Kilimanjaro? …

Namibia

Photo: Martin Heigan, Fish River Canyon Namibia shares land borders with Angola and Zambia to the north, Botswana and Zimbabwe to the east, South Africa to the south and east and the Atlantic Ocean to the west. Parks and protected areas attract nearly 1 million visitors annually. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/FBHvGZgnL3GMWkCR6 Namibian Heritage Week is held the third week of September every year. Namibian Heritage Week 2019 Elsewhere …

Tanzania

Photo Tanzania is bordered by Kenya and Uganda to the north, Rwanda, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west, and Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique to the south. The country’s eastern borders lie on the Indian Ocean. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/mHbcyrs2pFHF8m917 Parks Kilimanjaro National Park Headlines https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/aug/13/tanzanias-ghost-safari-how-western-aid-contributed-to-the-decline-of-a-wildlife-haven https://www.giz.de/en/worldwide/32087.html http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2015/09/150916-book-talk-simon-worrall-craig-packer-lions-serengeti-tanzania-trophy-hunting-africa-conservation/#.VfstnbQrPVw.twitter http://www.tourismconcern.org.uk/index.php/news/33/61/Maasai-land-conflict-in-Tanzania-sparks-online-campaign-against-Thomson-Safaris.html http://blog.voluntourism.org/?p=3205 http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/sep/06/masai-tribesman-tanzania-tourism Tourism …

Wild Kenya

Kenya Flag Planeta.com spotlights biodiversity and conservation in Kenya. This page collects relevant links and resources related to the parks and reserves, archaeological sites, and world heritage sites across the country. Suggestions are welcome. Headlines Why Black Lives Don’t Matter in Kenya’s Colonial ‘Conservancies’ – The Elephant The Big Conservation Lie: Overview and Interview With …

Kenya Links

Kenya Flag Links related to Kenya presented in somewhat random format: Headlines Why Black Lives Don’t Matter in Kenya’s Colonial ‘Conservancies’ – The Elephant Kenya suffers worst locust infestation in 70 years as millions of insects swarm farmland – Guardian The dark and white side of conservation in Kenya Kuki Gallmann shot and wounded at …