Eco-Tourism Great or Greed?

For many nature lovers the only way for them to get close to iconic species such as mountain gorillas and chimpanzees is by going on a wildlife holiday. This trip falls under the title of Eco-tourism, but does it help conserve the species or is it exploiting an already at risk animals? The Basics Firstly, it is…

The Road to Research in the Field The Unglamorous Truth

  The dream phase “That’s what I’m going to do!” Maybe you watched the latest documentary in amazement as a scientists swam with sharks. Scuba gear strapped to their back. Camera in hand swimming amongst the reef to catch footage for their research as a soft lulling voice describes the tragedy of shark persecution. It…