It’s a cruel irony that those of us who care deeply about the environment are often the same people who love visiting far-off corners of the planet—the thought of generating more greenhouse gas emissions to reach those destinations can put a damper on our dreams of adventure.
Birding travel, or avitourism, contributes to bird conservation in several ways. Luckily, quite a few bird enthusiasts are willing to travel far and wide for the chance to see these beautiful creatures in their natural habitats.
Have you ever heard the term “green hotel”? How about “sustainable resort” or “eco-friendly tours”? We hope to shed some light on what these terms really mean.
The Rainforest Alliance is working with 12 tourism businesses in the Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve to improve their facilities, making them more sustainable and prepared to receive visitors from all over the world.