COVID-19 pandemic, has led to the collapse of tourism and its cascading effect on various species of wildlife. This is evident from what is happening in the different parts of the world in relation to animals. It is clear that the continuation of the work to protect it as a part of the fragile ecosystem that is facing a financial crisis.
Most of these organizations rely on the funds of the people, and there are no tourists to put their very survival is at stake. They have been involved in various projects with regard to endangered species, and it is necessary to safeguard their interests.
Their work may come to a halt because of border closings, and global Travel limits. The control of global travel, it is a preventive measure in the fight against the spread of the pandemic. However, the restrictions on travel have pulled the rug from under the feet of the local population. They have lost their income from tourism, and have been left high and dry.
The Guardian says that in the light of the nature of the pandemic, scientists will have an important role to play. They will have to re-create the relationship of humanity with nature.
However, the economic impact of the COVID-19 latch of the increasing fear of damage to the environment. Some of the potential adverse effects of an increase in poaching, illegal fishing and deforestation. This could interfere with life-sustaining ecosystems around the world, and, as a result of the loss of jobs in the area of eco-tourism. As a high-ranking official of WWF-UK, said, “It is true that the global focus is on the protection of human life, in this devastating pandemic.”
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With the collapse of the local tourism industry in Cambodia, which led to the massacre of the critically endangered giant ibis.
The Wildlife Conservation Society attributes this to the failure of eco-tourism in the area. There was a similar incident in the central African sub-region. It took place in the Virunga national park, which is famous for its mountain gorillas. A group of rangers detailed for the protection of the animals who lost their lives trying to get them to be in control. In the absence of eco-tourism has a direct impact on the local economy that will crumble under pressure.
The government needs to make sure that the environment is safe and secure. COVID-19 is coming out of China, and it has a heavy toll on people all over the world. The work has been on finding a vaccine. Until that happens, the world will continue to be on shaky ground.
The Guardian talks about the possible side-effects of the well-known eco-tourism hot spots. A recent report by the travel restrictions at this moment you are disturbed with the illegal trade to a certain extent. However, there is no break in to the poaching of animals, the parts of the body. Those of you who are involved in these illegal activities and to take advantage of the lack of internet access.
This is only the tip of the iceberg in terms of the loss of income from tourism-related activities interfere with the maintenance of the work.
The decline in the tourism industry will mean a loss of livelihood for thousands of
According to CN Traveler, a tourist in Africa, it is an industry worth billions of dollars, and the corona virus pandemic poses a serious threat. The outbreak has affected travel, and to halt the global increase in tourism and trade. There is also a risk for the safari and eco-systems and wildlife. This is because, while some of the parks are open, many others have already concluded, as well as for their re-opening plans remain hazy. It is really a matter of worry, because the future is uncertain.
These parks have been dependent on the income from tourism, and to provide for the conservation of wildlife, protection against thieves, and so on. Therefore, it is the absence of tourists, will have a direct impact on the lives of the local communities. As one official said, “The COVID-19 pandemic, it is the maintenance is under tremendous pressure.” He adds that, with the collapse of the tourism industry in Africa could lead to a domino effect and bring nothing to the decades of pro-active conservation work is done on the continent as a whole.
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