Tourism revenues account for almost 10% of Costa Rica’s gross domestic product. New research shows that charismatic wildlife is necessary but not sufficient to attract ecotourists.
Nigeria must improve biodiversity awareness among its citizens to stem animal poaching and halt biodiversity loss.
This is the first study to link human activity with a change in whale sharks’ life stages.
Australia’s island destinations attract millions of visitors a year. We need a better approach to ecotourism to protect their natural assets.
South Africa’s that current land reform strategies focus too narrowly on agricultural outcomes and transferred ownership - this undermines equitable and sustainable land reform.
The findings will help determine the age of whale sharks, protecting the endangered animals into the future.
Former fishermen in the Philippines are lifting their families out of poverty through whale shark tourism.
An ambitious new train would link resorts like Cancun to inland ancient ruins and colonial towns. That means laying rail across 932 miles of dense jungle, pristine beach and indigenous villages.
In the wake of decades of violence, ex-guerrillas in Colombia are making conservation part of the path to peace.
Thousands of wildlife photographs are taken every day – they could prove very valuable for conservation.
A new network of 20 sites have been declared as marine protected areas in South Africa.
A scholar who travels regularly to the US-Mexico border finds ecological links and a community on the other side that welcomes American visitors.
In Rwanda gorillas have been leaving protected areas to raid sodium rich crops.
Wild animals don’t mind humans in their habitats, so long as they make as little noise as possible.
Wildlife tourism is a million dollar industry, but do we know enough about how wildlife feel about tourists in their habitat?
As the mid-winter break draws crowds to beaches, tourists may be wondering if their sunscreen is toxic to coral reefs.
Narratives about successful community-based conservation efforts in Tanzania need to be probed.
Newly revealed documents show the Commonwealth government approved a controversial tourism plan for Tasmania’s World Heritage wilderness without assessing it against federal conservation legislation.
Efforts to conserve nature needs to include communities.
Sharks have a PR problem. But new research shows that shark ecotourism programs boost people’s knowledge and attitudes towards shark conservation – even among those who are green-minded to begin with.