Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Photo: James Marvin Phelps, Neowise (Some rights reserved) Lake Mead National Recreation Area, is the USA’s fifth most popular national park unit with more than 7 million visits a year. For the first time since it was created in the 1930s, a federal water shortage has been declared for Lake Mead, including mandatory water cutbacks …

Wildlife Tourism

Photo: Lisa McNee, BLM, Buck Creek Watchable Wildlife Area (Some rights reserved) Wildlife Tourism = Observation and interaction with local animal and plant life in their natural habitats Questions = Preguntas Which are the recommended wildlife tourism options and which should be avoided? = ¿Cuáles son las opciones de turismo de vida silvestre recomendadas y …

Wildfires

Photo: NASA Goddard (Some rights reserved) Wildfire = a large, destructive fire that spreads quickly over woodland or brush Also see: bushfires Elsewhere on the Webwildfirerisk.orgalertwildfire.org – @AlertWildfire – @nvfirecamsnifc.gov – Flickr – @NIFC_Fire HeadlinesNumber of Wildfires to Rise by 50% by 2100 and Governments are not Prepared, Experts WarnStudy: Climate change main cause of …

Wild Argentina

Photo: Andrei: Bariloche (Some rights reserved) Planeta.com is updating our guide to Wild Argentina – the country’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism, conscious, local, Indigenous, and responsible travel. Relevant additions and suggestions are welcome. NatureMinisterio de Ambiente y Desarrollo Sustentable – https://twitter.com/ambientenacion – Facebook – YouTubeCentro de Investigacion y …

Wild France = France Sauvage

Photo: Bruno Jargot, Village of Arvieux (Some rights reserved) Planeta.com is updating our guide to Wild France – the country’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism, conscious, local, Indigenous, and responsible travel. Relevant additions and suggestions are welcome. Wikipedia: The national parks of France is a system of ten national …

Wilderness

Photo: USFWHQ, Arctic Wildlife (Some rights reserved) Wilderness = an uncultivated, uninhabited, and inhospitable region Recommended Listening Big Ideas: The Wilderness Myth – As Australia’s population expands wild places shrink. To protect the remaining patches we want to lock it up and keep people out. But what exactly is wilderness? Is it a place untouched …

Wild Colombia (Colombia Silvestre)

Photo: Luis Pérez, Parque Nacional Natural Tatamá (Some rights reserved) Planeta.com is updating our guide to Wild Colombia – the country’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism, conscious, local, Indigenous, and responsible travel. Relevant additions and suggestions are welcome. HeadlinesRecall of the wild: South America’s new era of nature-led tourism …

Wild Chile

Photo: Claudio Sepúlveda Geoffroy, Cada día un nuevo amanecer (Some rights reserved) Planeta.com is updating our guide to Wild Chile – the country’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism, conscious, local, Indigenous, and responsible travel. Relevant additions and suggestions are welcome. BackgroundChile made great strides in land and sea protections …

Wild Africa

Photo: lukas.b0, Giraffe (Some rights reserved) Planeta.com is updating our guide to Wild Africa – the country’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism, conscious, local, Indigenous, and responsible travel. Relevant additions and suggestions are welcome. Questions What would locals like others know about responsible travel and wildlife tourism in Africa? …

Wild Nevada

Photo: Ron Mader, Big Horn Sheep (Valley of Fire) (Some rights reserved) Planeta.com is updating our guide to Wild Nevada – the state’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism, conscious, local, Indigenous, and responsible travel. Relevant additions and suggestions are welcome. New Publication: Sagebrush to Sandstonenevadahumanities.org/sagebrush-to-sandstone Digital copy – dead …