The Zimbabwe Forestry Commission has expressed concern over the increase of illegal saw-millers...Read More
Category: Environment & tourism
Prominent Brazilian hunters who are in the country for various expeditions say there is need for tourism marketing authorities to launch an aggressive publicity campaign in emerging source markets such as Brazil.
The four member delegation from Brazil which is in the country for a hunting and sight seeing says the country has a potential to regain its status as the hub of wildlife-based tourism as it is richly endowed with wild animals.
The tourism industry says Finance Minister, Tendai Bitiâ€™s withdrawal of statutory instruments that allowed players in the sector to import vehicles duty free and other consumables critical in the sector, in his Mid-Term Fiscal Policy Review Statement has dealt a heavy blow to the sector which was on a recovery path.
Following the discovery of some previously unknown species of batfish in the Gulf of Mexico as a result of the BP oil spill, environmentalists believe the ecological disaster has far reaching long term effects on the global environment.
Researchers identified new species of pancake batfishes living right in the area affected by the BP Oil spill which has been rated the worst oil spill disaster in history, causing 5 000 barrels of oil to leak a day into the sea for the last three months.
United Arab Emirates Ambassador to South Africa Ismaeel Obaid Al Ali who is on aÂ 3 day visit to Zimbabwe says his country is seeking ways of partnering Zimbabwe in the tourism sector with the intention of increasing the number of visitors from that country to Zimbabwe.Read More