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…

Travel before Field Research?

For any of you who have ever applied for, or looked at a field researcher position you will be more than familiar with phrases like; “Must have experience living abroad”, why do so many researchers ask for this and should you travel to increase employability? When you think of what being a field researcher is…