Category: Tourism

California Wildfires threaten famous giant Sequoia Trees

THREE RIVERS, Calif. — Firefighters wrapped the base of the world’s largest tree in a fire-resistant blanket as they tried to save a famous grove of gigantic old-growth sequoias from wildfires burning Thursday in California’s rugged Sierra Nevada. The colossal General Sherman Tree in… Continue Reading “California Wildfires threaten famous giant Sequoia Trees”

Chinese Ships Dump Tons of Human Waste in Ocean

Multiple Chinese vessels dumping tons of human waste were spotted in the South China Sea, according to the US-based geo-spatial imagery company Simularity. The report posted images appearing to show ships over the past five years that were taken by satellites of the European… Continue Reading “Chinese Ships Dump Tons of Human Waste in Ocean”

UN warns that the World is facing an unprecedented threat of Food Shortages

Natural disasters, climate change, and grain and livestock diseases are exacerbated by the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on agriculture and food security, according to a United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization report. The study highlighted that agriculture underpins the livelihoods of over 2.5… Continue Reading “UN warns that the World is facing an unprecedented threat of Food Shortages”

LOB Verzoek Verkavelings Vergunning Vista Royal en Overdrachtstermijn Infrastructuur

De bestemming van de woonwijk op Vista Royal te Jan Thiel wordt op misdadige wijze geschonden, door het gebied aan te wenden voor massale recreatie doeleinden en het in strijd met de wet verhuren van vakantie woningen, waar geen OB over wordt afgedragen. De… Continue Reading “LOB Verzoek Verkavelings Vergunning Vista Royal en Overdrachtstermijn Infrastructuur”

Indonesia & Palm Oil are Killing Orangutans

In the worst man-made environmental disaster since the BP gulf oil spill, vast swaths of vital rain forest habitats in Borneo and Sumatra are being consumed by commercial fire. These fires were intentionally set by palm oil and paper companies, simply because slash &… Continue Reading “Indonesia & Palm Oil are Killing Orangutans”

Trophy Hunters Killed 1.7 Million Animals since 2010

The bloodthirsty “sport” of trophy hunting managed to kill one animal every three minutes over the past decades, according to a devastating new exposé of the industry. Over 1.7 million animals – including elephants, lions, and rhinos – have been slaughtered by trophy hunters,… Continue Reading “Trophy Hunters Killed 1.7 Million Animals since 2010”

Siberia braces for record-cold temperatures to hit freezing -50 degrees

Russia’s Hydrometeorological Center has forecast that Western and Central Siberia will see temperatures as low as -50 Celsius before the end of the year – around 20 degrees lower than the typical December cold. Earlier this year, in the height of summer, the highest-ever… Continue Reading “Siberia braces for record-cold temperatures to hit freezing -50 degrees”

Bestemmingsplan Vista Royal

Mag de bestemming van Woongebied ook als Toeristisch- en Recreatie gebied dienen? Dat was de vraag die Crickey Amigu di Natura via een LOB verzoek stelde. Maar zoals u kan zien wordt van de meet af aan de kern van het verzoek ondermijnd en… Continue Reading “Bestemmingsplan Vista Royal”

Knip Developed for Mass Tourism?

Petitie om bouw werk van toegangs brug voor rolstoel gebruikers op Knip Baai te pareren, en de bestaande en uitermate geschikte achterliggende weg daarvoor te gebruiken. Dat kost de belasting betaler ook minder geld, wat er geeneens is om de armoede inhoudelijk te bestrijden?… Continue Reading “Knip Developed for Mass Tourism?”

Curacao Weather Forecast

Curaçao doesn’t suffer the wrath of hurricane season. Curaçao’s weather tends to be sunny even throughout the months that other Caribbean islands experience torrential rains. Situated along the coast of Venezuela, and only 12 degrees north of the equator, Curaçao’s average temperature rests in… Continue Reading “Curacao Weather Forecast”

Brazilian Forest Fires are south of the Amazon River

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has said it is a “lie” that fires are ravaging the Amazon rain forest, despite data from his own government showing the number of blazes is rising. Yet satellite data from Brazil’s national space agency, INPE, show the number of… Continue Reading “Brazilian Forest Fires are south of the Amazon River”

Europe’s carbon dioxide monitoring mission becomes a reality

Taking the mission a significant step forward, the European Space Agency (ESA) and OHB System, a European multinational technology corporation based in Bremen, Germany, signed on July 29 a contract to build the first two satellites that make up the mission. With the amount… Continue Reading “Europe’s carbon dioxide monitoring mission becomes a reality”

US National parks are suddenly free to visit, But this might put people in danger

Three days of rejuvenation in Canyonlands National Park seemed the perfect bridge from winter to summer. But like so many other spring break national park escapes, our plans to pitch tents in the Needles Campground next week were undone by Corona-virus. Confusion about whether… Continue Reading “US National parks are suddenly free to visit, But this might put people in danger”