NGOs Index

Poster Planeta.com spotlights non governmental organizations (NGOs) working in tourism and conservation around the world. We are currently updating this index originally created for the 2002 online conference. Suggestions are welcome as links change and priorities change for many organizations. HeadlinesEnvironmental group staffers say it’s a ‘nightmare’ to go to work2020 Green 2.0 Transparency Report …

America’s Monuments: Worth the Fight (2017)

A new report by the Natural Resources Defense Council highlights the tremendous economic and environmental benefits of some two dozen American parklands and waters. “These breathtaking places belong to you and me,” said Rhea Suh, NRDC president. “Millions of Americans have urged the government to protect them. They are not mere pieces of real estate …

NGOs Evaluation

Poster One of the threads that emerged during the 2009 Ecotourism Emerging Industry Forum focused on Non-Governmental Organizations or NGOs. Critiques were to the point: “It is really not advisable to use an NGO structure to manage ecotourism.” Another participant wrote: “I was told by one NGO representative that social impacts resulting from a community …