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Update: Wildfires in Brazil

Update: Wildfires in Brazil

WWF July 30, 2020 0

The Pantanal has fascinated me since I first learned about it in a documentary ten years ago.  It is a world of contrasts with dramatically different wet and dry seasons, and a land of many uses spanning three countries. Home to the elusive jaguar, other varieties of wildlife, spectacular landscapes, and Brazil’s rich cowboy

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Nat Geo’s Cover Story & the Ethics of Wildlife Tourism

Nat Geo’s Cover Story & the Ethics of Wildlife Tourism

Emily Goodheart Kautz June 22, 2019 0

You may have seen the cover of this month’s National Geographic: a sloth peeks out from behind boards under a headline announcing “The Hidden Cost of Wildlife Tourism.” The magazine’s special report details how

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Losing Wildlife Hurts Biodiversity—and Our Bottom Lines

Losing Wildlife Hurts Biodiversity—and Our Bottom Lines

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 1, 2017 1

Wildlife tourism—tourism specifically based on encounters with undomesticated animals—accounts for 20 to 40 percent of the total $1 trillion annual, global tourism industry. This comes from a paper published in late 2015 in the

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