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Marine Conservation in the Philippines

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With over 36,000 km of coastline, it’s not surprising that the Philippines has the world’s richest marine ecosystem. Nestled in the so called ‘coral triangle’ which is home to more than three quarters of the world’s coral species and over 2000 marine plants and animals, the Philippines truly is a diver’s paradise. Vast coral reefs,… Read more »

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Disappearing of The Dead Sea

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Surrounded by remote desert cliffs and so salty that no plants or fish can live in its mineral rich water, the Dead Sea has fascinated people since the biblical period. The Dead Sea is eight times saltier than the ocean and is an expanse of water where water flows in, but not out. The high… Read more »

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India: tourism benefits tiger population

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In 2008, the number of tigers in India had dropped to a staggering 1,411, yet this month India’s environment minister announced that tiger figures have almost doubled to 2,226, reaching a level not seen since 2002. The rising population of tigers in India can partly be attributed to the success that tiger reserves have played… Read more »

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Top 5 Tiger Conservation Steps For India

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The national animal of India, the Royal Bengal Tiger, has become the poster child of wildlife conservation in India. Thanks to the tiger, India has woken up to the great threat that wildlife is facing owing to massive human interference with nature. Hence, although the tiger may evoke fear in many people’s hearts, his growing… Read more »

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