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Tag: Eco Tourism

Ecotourism
Eco-Tourism Provides Alternative Livelihood For Poor In Remote Areas Of Odisha

Odisha ecotourism has recorded 96 per cent growth in footfalls and 49 per cent growth in revenue generation during the last two years while providing a decent alternative livelihood to the poor.

Eco-Trails
Column: Nature Calling

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: It is heartening to note that the state government is trying to promote eco-tourism through fresh initiatives like ‘Eco-trails Odisha’, a trekking and hiking programme. Apart from creating awareness about new sites richly endowed with natural beauty, it seeks to educate tourists on flora and fauna of these destinations. Media reports […]

Irrawaddy-dolphins
Chilika lake largest habitat of Irrawaddy dolphins globally

Bhubaneswar: The Chilika lake in Odisha has emerged as the single largest habitat of Irrawaddy dolphins in the world with the spotting of 155 such animals, a Chilika Development Authority (CDA) official said. The finding is based on the preliminary report of the first ever ‘Annual Monitoring’ of the lake held on Saturday, CDA Chief […]