Written by Alison Green | December 30th, 2009
Conservancy marine biologist Alison Green continues her diving expedition around the Raja Ampat Islands…and finds that ecotourism can indeed conserve coral reefs.
Written by Alison Green | December 28th, 2009
How are marine conservation agreements leading the way in protecting coral reef ecosystems in Indonesia?
Written by Matt Miller | November 4th, 2009
Ecotourism is often presented as the savior for wildlife and wild places — providing local communities with financial incentives to preserve nature while also reducing poaching and development pressure. But, lately, others question whether rich Westerners jetting around the world really help much at all: They disturb animals, create demands for new development and only […]
Written by Dave Mehlman | March 17th, 2009
I recently returned from participating in the 5th International Bird Watching “Encounter” in Antigua, Guatemala. The encounters have been developed by the Guatemalan National Bird Watching Roundtable (Mesa Nacional de Aviturismo) with the assistance of INGUAT, the Guatemalan Tourism Institute. Based on this visit, I am convinced that Guatemala is ready to go as a major destination for […]