Conservation Awareness is Responsibility of Each and Every Tourism Stake Holder-Uganda safaris News
The country described as the pearl of Africa by European explorer Churchill while on his safaris and tours in Uganda, Uganda is gifted with the few endangered species left in the whole world and among these include the Mountain Gorillas, golden monkeys, chimpanzees and bird species like shoe bills storks among others. These animal and bird species need to be conserved because they are the lead attractions which pull tourists to book safaris to Uganda.
Uganda The pearl of Africa has numerous critically endangered cultures like for the Batwa surviving in the forests of the Bwindi Impenetrable forests, Ik people in the north, among others. These cultures sell a lot as tourist’s attractions and therefore this calls for jointed efforts of all the tourism stake holders to spread conservation awareness. This involves teaching locals the importance of protecting their local cultures and other natural resources surviving around their environment .If this is put in practice it will help to increase conservation and protection of both cultural as well as natural tourism resource and hence the country will witness an increase in the Uganda safaris because visitors from different parts of the world will be attracted by the natural and cultural resources being conserved.
Poaching is the major reason as to why conservation awareness should be a responsibility of each and every tourism stake holder. Poaching in the country has so for long affected the country and made the country to loss its large populations of animals and among these include the Elephants as well as some rare species of black and white rhinos that have been totally extinct. The speed at which these animal species are disappearing is really threatening the tour and travel industry in the country. This is rampant in the different protected areas of the country and if different stake holder stand up to take the responsible of spreading conservation awareness, it will drastically reduce the safaris to Uganda.
Therefore if the tourism industry is to witness face lift, all stake holders right from the lower to upper levels should get involved in creating conservation awareness especially explaining to local people in rural areas where the tourism resources are located the importance of conserving and protecting these resources. If this is effectively done it will minimize the rate at which natural and cultural resources are getting depleted in the country Uganda and yet these are major tourism resources running the sector.
In spite of the fact that Uganda’s tourism reduces are reducing at fast rate, The country boasts of the 90% green natural vegetation .The green natural vegetation spread in all the parts of the country offers the country that unique beautiful look and must visit destination. The diverse natural vegetation acts as the habitant to numerous wildlife species, interesting rare species of birds. This makes the country birding paradise and taking safaris to Uganda offers visitors with the magical opportunities of viewing the various bird species and wild life.
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