Posts tagged biodiversity
MAYA KA'AN: A Photo Essay of the Yucatán's Wildlife

The Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve and UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the neighboring Maya Ka'an region more to the interior of the Yucatan Peninsula offer a different kind of tourism, compared to many of the populated coastlines. The photos below were taken during a week of visiting Maya Ka'an and the Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve. 

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HOPE IN IBERÁ: A Rewilding Story (Part I)

Rewilding seems to be a meeting point between conservation and storytelling where magic things happen: people start listening. Not always, and not in the same way, but they do listen. An interview with  Ignacio Jiménez Pérez, the Conservation Director and Communications Coordinator of Conservation Land Trust (CLT) Argentina.

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“THE WILD SIDE OF CHILOÉ”: Conservation in Tantauco Park

Tantauco Park is a large-scale private conservation initiative, protecting 118,000 ha of wilderness at the southern tip of the Island of Chiloé. Hiking here was one of the biggest adventures we've had in Chilean Patagonia, as we went accompanied by a massive storm rushing through the island. An interview with Alan Bannister, General Manager of Tantauco. 

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BRINGING BACK THE DARWIN’S RHEA: Wildlife Conservation in the Future Patagonia National Park

Interview with Alejandra Saavedra, park warden and coordinator of the Darwin's Rhea breeding center in the Patagonia Park, and with Cristián Saucedo, Director of Wildlife Conservation for Conservacion Patagonica.

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BIODIVERSITY IN THE CHACABUCO VALLEY: Restoring a Unique Ecosystem

We created the space needed for the recuperation of native species. It gave them the chance to repopulate the space they had lost with the arrival of livestock." Interview with Conservacion Patagonica's Director of Conservation, Cristián Saucedo Gálvez.

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ISLANDS OF BIODIVERSITY: The other "Galápagoses"

Intact ecosystems and their continuous conservation are something that an increasing number of people are willing to pay to witness, and whether for their endemic species, evolutionary importance, or rich biodiversity, many islands around the world claim to be different regions’ “Galápagos”. 

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VISITING SAN CRISTÓBAL, GALAPAGOS: Humans & Wildlife Sharing Space

It had been six days of open ocean when one early morning we woke up with land in sight. From the misty air and foggy, rugged landscape of what looked like a barren island it was easier to think we had reached some mysterious lands up North rather than at the Equator. Once we sailed past the majestic silhouette of the Leon Dormido rocks it was less than an hour that we’d make our entrance in the bay of Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, San Cristobal. 

 

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