News tagged with tourist destinations

HIV's march around Europe mapped

Those travelling abroad should take seriously advice to pack their condoms and keep their needles to themselves: research published today in the open access journal Retrovirology shows that tourists, travel ...

dateMay 20, 2009 in HIV & AIDS
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Sustaining Brazilian tourism

As football teams and their hoards of fans head for Brazil, sustainability, the environmental buzzword of the day, is perhaps not at the top of their thoughts. But, sustainability is an important paradigm that does not apply ...

dateJun 10, 2014 in Environment
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NASA image: Rim Fire in California

The Rim Fire began in California on August 17, 2013. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. This fire is treacherous and has tripled in size in the last few days to now over 106,000 acres. The ...

dateAug 26, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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Thai police seize 16 'illegal' elephants

Thai police said Wednesday they had seized 16 elephants from tourist destinations as part of a nationwide swoop on operators suspected of using smuggled wild pachyderms for entertainment.

dateAug 21, 2013 in Ecology
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