After Irma, What Happened to the Wildlife & How Can You Help?

After Irma, What Happened to the Wildlife & How Can You Help?

What happens to wildlife when a hurricane or natural disaster strikes? Wildlife are dependent on their shrinking habitat to survive. And responsible tourism is the best long-term answer to many wildlife conservation issues. This is certainly true in the hard hit Western Everglades where small family-owned nature tourism companies are also fighting to survive the impact of Hurricane Irma. The answer for saving wildlife, fragile habitats, and human communities may ultimately depend on responsible travelers like you.

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What is the Value of Nature and Wildlife?

What is the Value of Nature and Wildlife?

What is the value of nature and wildlife tourism? You might be surprised to learn that it is one of the world's leading and fastest growing industries, bringing socio-economic benefit to places as diverse as the United States and Uganda. The benefits of wildlife tourism also include species conservation - and lower blood pressure for the participants. 

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Bringing Nature to the People - Grace Farm & Mark Fowler

Bringing Nature to the People - Grace Farm & Mark Fowler

Getting kids and families unplugged and out experiencing nature is only part of the mission at Grace Farms in New Canaan, Connecticut. Halting both human and wildlife trafficking, encouraging the arts and personal contemplation, and creating stronger communities are all on the agenda. It's a tall order, but one step at a time, who knows what this peaceful place will inspire?  

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