Archive for the Conservation News Category

Gray Wolf travels 450 miles to the Grand Canyon

Gray Wolf travels 450 miles to the Grand Canyon

After 70 years a lone Gray wolf has been spotted in Arizona. The female wolf was thought to have originated from the northern Rocky Mountains suggesting it has traveled a 450 mile journey to the North Rim of the Grand Canyon National Park. Michael Robinson from the

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Iberian Lynx reintroduced to Portugal

Iberian Lynx reintroduced to Portugal
After a long absence the Portuguese authorities plan to reintroduce the rare Iberian lynx to the wild, and this has taken a giant step forward in the country’s environment management. The lynx have been provided with 2,000 acres of land in Mertola, 180km away from Lisbon to live,Read more

Good News for Chitwan and Bardia National Parks

Good News for Chitwan and Bardia National Parks

Last year both Chitwan National Park and Bardia National Parks officially logged zero incidents of poaching! This is a first among these parks and marks significant increases in their wildlife protection. Chitwan has a very healthy population of around 120 tigers and a large Indian one-horned rhino

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Operation Snow Tiger – Siberian Tiger Tour 2014

Like many who would have watched ‘Operation Snow Tiger‘ aired on Sunday 9th June at 20:00 on BBC 2, the idea of heading to the Russian Far East on a Siberian Tiger Holiday in search of wild Siberian Tigers would have become a little more real. This

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Amur Leopard Population Rises = Increased Chances of Seeing One

Census Results from April 2013 Show that the Amur leopard is Coming Back Strong A team of specialists in the Far Eastern Branch for the Russian Academy of Sciences in the “Land of the Leopard” National Park in collaboration with WWF and the Wildlife Management Department of

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India Bans Tiger Tourism / See Tigers Elsewhere with Royle Safaris

India Bans Tiger Tourism / See Tigers Elsewhere with Royle Safaris

Despite the ruling today which has potentially catastrophic ramifications on the continued survival of tigers in India (which has been so closely linked to responsible and sustainable tiger tourism), it is still very possible to watch and observe wild tigers in many of their natural habitats with

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Bangladesh Wildlife Holidays and Tours of the Sunderbans

Bangladesh Wildlife Holidays and Tours of the Sunderbans

As of February 2012 the small country of Bangladesh has created 3 new wildlife sanctuaries specifically for the endangered freshwater dolphins in the Sundarbans (the Sunderbans are the world’s largest entact mangrove forest). The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) have been working in Bangladesh to pinpoint these locations

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Nepal Elephant Watching & Breeding Centre in Chitwan

Elephants are one of the most intelligent and endearing animals in the world and in many parts of Southern Asia the Asiatic elephant is an important part of culture as a reverred symbol of the Hindu God Ganesh (the god of prosperity and good fortune) and also

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Royle Safaris Helping to Save the Rainforests

As part of being a trustee for the Francis Wildlife Foundation, Royle Safaris would like to let you know where some of the donations made to the foundation go. Rainforests hold a very special place in the hearts of all wildlife enthusiasts and rightly so, they hold

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Royle Safaris helping WWF and Asiatic Elephants

Royle Safaris helping WWF and Asiatic Elephants

As part of being a trustee for the Francis Wildlife Foundation, Royle Safaris would like to let you know where some of the donations made to the foundation go. One of the major focuses of the Francis Wildlife Foundation is Elephant conservation throughout the world and in

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Royle Safaris Supports Francis Wildlife Foundation

Royle Safaris Supports Francis Wildlife Foundation

As part of our continued efforts to help conservation and sustainable eco-tourism we have recently become supporters of the Francis Wildlife Foundation. In fact our director Martin Royle has been made a trustee of the foundation as well as being close friends to the founders Derek and

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Royle Safaris Joins TOFT

Royle Safaris Joins TOFT

Royle Safaris are proud to announce that for the 2011 season we have joined forces with Tour Operators for Tigers (TOFT). This is an excellent way of helping to protect and conserve tiger safaris across India and regulate their impact on the local community and wildlife in

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