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.

26
Jun
2018
INSIDE THE CONSERVATION LAB: LEE WHITE ON THE FUTURE OF GABON

1 -min. read Gabon boasts incredible wildlife, beautiful beaches and plentiful natural resources – so why isn’t it a tourist hotspot? In the wake of his keynote speech at Conservation Lab 2018, we spoke to Professor Lee White to hear his vision for West Africa’s ultimate hidden gem.

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.

mage from the series Plástico, filmed by Coke Bartrina; art direction Nuria Val / original concept by Pepi de Boissieu
13
Jun
2018
INFLUENCE: PLASTIC IS NOT FANTASTIC

6 -min. read Plastic: it’s by far the most concerning threat to the environment – one that’s not gone unnoticed by influencers and the industry’s most forward-thinking hoteliers. Get inspired by the visionaries who are taking action to right the world’s previous wrongs and build a more sustainable future.

23
Apr
2018
DEBATING THE ROLE OF TROPHY HUNTING IN AFRICA AT THE 2018 LAB

1 -min. read In a bid to break the impasse around the role of trophy hunting in Africa, Colin Bell, Ian Michler, Paul Stones and Stuart Dorrington will lead a two-sided debate at the 2018 Conservation Lab. Their aim? To collaborate on a document that will aid conservation efforts continent wide.

09
Apr
2018
PEOPLE ON THE PERIPHERY

4 -min. read The more we understand, respect and support people living closer to the wild, the better we’ll be able to conserve our environment together, argues Anton Crone.

06
Apr
2018
AGRICULTURE IS KILLING US

4 -min. read Meat production is responsible for 18 per cent of greenhouse gas emissions – that’s more than the world’s cars, trains and planes put together. Make it your New Year resolution to contribute to the solution.

Sir David Attenborough – via The Guardian
03
Apr
2018
WHAT TO DO DURING AN EXTINCTION

4 -min. read Ditch Beyoncé and make like David Attenborough: that’s Anton Crone’s advice for helping to avoid the sixth mass extinction in the history of our planet.

26
Mar
2018
NO ISLAND IS AN ISLAND: 7 RESORTS THAT MAKE GIVING BACK COOL

7 -min. read Exclusive island resorts have evolved from sun-drenched dens of the rich and famous to philanthropic vehicles that support local communities and protect and preserve the surrounding environment.

22
Mar
2018
TECHNOLOGY GONE WILD: 5 APPS SAVING THE PLANET

4 -min. read Thanks to an emergence of digital apps, everyone from rangers on the ground in the wilderness to urban foodies and gamers are putting their thumbs to work saving our planet’s wildlife. Here are five nifty tools that caught our eye.

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