Biosphere

FG requests UN assistance on environmental challenges

Minister of the Environment Mohammad Abubakar Michel Olugbode The federal government has pleaded with the United Nations and its agencies to support the country in its many environmental challenges. Environment Minister Dr Mohammad Abubakar made this plea yesterday during a courtesy visit to the ministry by United Nations Under-Secretary-General Amina …

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Positive nature by 2030: a major global goal for nature

The dangerous and the aggravation the decline in biodiversity is well documented – we know we are destroying natural systems faster than they can replenish themselves. Yet we depend entirely on nature for human health, well-being and prosperity. The recent ‘Dasgupta Review’ on the Global Biodiversity Economy – commissioned by …

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The Valley of Flowers is now open to tourists

The very famous Valley of Flowers of Uttarakhand is now open to tourists. The magnificent site is a UNESCO World Heritage Site; it typically opens to tourism on June 1 of each year and has been delayed this year due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Uttarakhand had imposed a curfew in …

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Sweet Summer Staycation: 5 Ideas for Edmonton and the Area

With all of the COVID-19 restrictions now lifted in our province, children out of school, and vacations underway or imminent, we’re sharing a list of things that could help you plan your summer. Fort Edmonton Park After some major renovations, Fort Edmonton Park is once again welcoming visitors. One of …

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Fonatur withheld negative information about Maya Train

The National Tourism Promotion Fund (Fonatur) withheld critical information about the US $ 8 billion Maya Train when it requested funding for the project from the Federal Ministry of Finance (SHCP). The newspaper the universal reported Monday that Fonatur, which manages the construction of the 1,500-kilometer tourist and freight railway …

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Top 10 national parks in Germany

For centuries, the epic beauty of German landscapes has inspired artists and writers towards the lyrical and the deep. The country’s national parks showcase some of its most incredible and diverse outdoor spaces. These vast and varied landscapes are protected to varying degrees by 105 natural parks, 15 biosphere reserves …

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