Tag: national park
Djebel Babor forest in Northern Algeria was a National Park for 60 years before being stripped of its status. Now, despite political upheaval, the hard work of conservationists has paid off once again.
“As we celebrate his life and legacy this holiday weekend, we felt it was important we do our part to ensure that the historical landmarks be accessible to the public."
Environmental groups believe that the ban should not be lifted until sufficient research is done to understand the risks and impacts of potential water contamination.
The designation is intended to conserve the region's precious biodiversity and protect the sacred lands of the indigenous communities that live around Yaguas.
Now 120 years later, a national tribute to a narcissistic, paternalistic, brutalistic 19th-century robber baron—George Pullman—will soon be built in Chicago. And we, the taxpayers, are footing the bill for his greed.