Ecotourism

A rust and gray-colored bird stands on a mossy surface and looks at the camera.

How Training Secretive Birds Became a Boon for Tropical Forest Conservation

August 10, 2023 — When a farming family in Ecuador “befriended” an elusive antpitta, they pioneered a new path for ecotourism.

Chile prepares to include birds in its GDP

March 07, 2023 — Chile is a world destination for adventure and nature tourism. This line of the economy is growing and will soon reach higher levels thanks to the fact that birdwatching is on the rise in the country.

How Ecotourists Can Avoid Getting Greenwashed

September 28, 2018 — These resources and tips help ensure that eco-minded travelers' dollars make a difference for wildlife and local people.

Meet the Brave Bodyguards Protecting Belize’s Scarlet Macaws From Poachers

March 27, 2017 — To keep macaw chicks safe, a team of rangers spends night and day watching over the birds’ nests and homes.

Colombia’s First Caribbean Birdwatching Trail Attracts Attention

February 09, 2016 — The path aims to contribute with the conservation of endangered species and their habitats, while benefitting the locals financially.