The value of information AND communication (1996)

Photo: Comisión Mexicana de Filmaciones, Divisadero This presentation was originally made in 1996 at the Coloquio Internacional sobre Ecoturismo held in Cozumel, Mexico. This particular conference taught me a great deal. As usual, the most memorable parts of the event were unplanned. This conference introduced me to the work of Jorge Chavez de la Peña. It was an …

Coloquio Internacional sobre Ecoturismo en Areas Naturales Protegidas de Centroamérica y México (1996)

Photo: Mexico coast From the archives Coloquio Internacional sobre Ecoturismo en Areas Naturales Protegidas de Centroamérica y México (International Colloquium on Ecotourism in Natural Protected Areas of Central America and Mexico) Playa del Carmen, 24 a 26 de octubre de 1996 Organizadores Comisión Centroamericana de Ambiente y Desarrollo Secretarêa del Medio Ambiente, Recursos Naturales y …

The Challenge of Ecotourism (1995)

Graphic From the archives (1995) by John Shores One of the fastest growing sectors of the tourism business is nature-oriented tourism. The travel industry has enlisted the support of environmental organizations and park agencies and is promoting nature travel as the hottest “environmentally correct” activity available. But is ecotourism the panacea these promoters claim? The …