Monthly Archives: October 2015

Sierra Leone: Overcoming Disaster Through Eco-Tourism

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After a bloody 11-year civil war and, more recently, the Ebola Crisis, the West Africa country of Sierra Leone saw its economy crumble.  But gradually, the country once hailed as the Jewel of Africa is rebuilding its reputation as a tourist destination of choice for lovers of the environment, wildlife and responsible tourism. Sierra Leone had b...

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Building Krittersville: How One Charity Is Planning A Greener Animal Sanctuary

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In practically every country you might travel to, animal homelessness is a very real issue. Whether caused as a result of families abandoning their pets, animals getting separated from their owners, or a population explosion, there are millions of hungry, sick and vulnerable strays wandering city streets. Combating the problem are animal rescuer...

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