11
Jul
2018
FROM THE GROUND-UP: HOW BAWAH ISLAND IS SETTING THE BAR FOR ECO-TOURISM

3 -min. read From the hand-breaking of individual stones to the recycling of waste water, find out how Bawah Island is going the extra eco-mile to breathe life into its surroundings.

20
Jun
2018
IN IT FOR THE LONG RUN: DR DELPHINE KING ON THE SUSTAINABILITY JOURNEY

8 -min. read We spoke to Dr Delphine King, director of The Long Run, an international community of nature-based tourism businesses. She tells us how sustainability is integral to the future of tourism, and what steps travel businesses need to take to start making a noticeable difference.

28
Apr
2018
TOGETHER, WE STAND: ANDBEYOND AND GREAT PLAINS JOIN FORCES TO SAVE THE RHINOS

8 -min. read We caught up with andBeyond and Great Plains Conservation, along with their CEOs, Joss Kent and Dereck Joubert, to find out more about how they’re working together to save the rhinos with their joint initiative, Rhinos Without Borders.

26
Apr
2018
LET’S TALK STRATEGY: AN INTERVIEW WITH DAVE BENNETT, CHIEF OF SALES AT WILDERNESS SAFARIS

7 -min. read Katie Palmer caught up with the Chief of Sales at Wilderness, Dave Bennett, to talk business strategy, and to find out how their workforce, properties and financial make-up are living embodiments of their brand’s ethos.

24
Apr
2018
A NOTE FROM OUR FOUNDER: THE VISION FOR CONSERVATION LAB 2018

2 -min. read Serge Dive, founder of Beyond Luxury Media and Conservation Lab, shares his vision for this year’s edition, including what to expect; what will be explored; and the special relationship between travel and conservation.

13
Apr
2018
BE GOOD: THE DESIGNER WHO’S CHANGING THE WORLD, ONE WASTE MATERIAL AT A TIME

4 -min. read Who knew used toilet paper could be transformed into decorative bowls? Dutch designer Nienke Hoovliet sets an inspirational example for us all by finding beauty in the contents of your dustbin.

16
Mar
2018
GORILLA WARRIOR

8 -min. read Two years after the world was captivated by Oscar-nominated film Virunga, Park Director Emmanuel de Merode explains why tourism is the key to bringing change to the park’s wildlife and communities.

23
Feb
2018
BE GOOD: THE YOUNG CAMEROONIAN ENVIRONMENTALIST ON A VOYAGE OF CHANGE

4 -min. read Be Good is a series that uncovers travel projects that are not simply paying lip service to the growing importance of doing the right thing. First up is a man who’s fighting against marine pollution by making ‘bottle boats’.

23
Oct
2017
AFRICA GEOGRAPHIC’S SIMON ESPLEY ON TRANSLATING AWARENESS INTO ACTION

4 -min. read How to translate awareness into action, especially with regard to the role of the travel industry, was a topic on everyone’s lips at the 2017 Conservation Lab. We caught up with Africa Geographic’s Simon Espley to get his take.

28
Sep
2017
CLASS OF 2017: CONSERVATION LAB YEARBOOK

1 -min. read Our 2017 Yearbook profiles each and every one of the innovators and visionaries who made the Conservation Lab happen; plus, find video links to the talks, DISCUSS concepts, reflections from participants and more.

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