Discover how sustainable tourism can make a positive difference to people and nature, making your travel choices a part of the solution.
Has anyone ever told you that you’re one in a billion?
Birdwatching in the Peruvian Amazon can support the protection of wild species by directly funding the conservation of birds’ natural habitat in Manu Biosphere Reserve.
Every 5 January, it’s National Bird Day and here in the remote Amazon rainforest we love nothing more than to celebrate our feathery friends.
Blue Sky Wildlife: a new concept for profiling wildlife tours that help support the protection of our natural world.
Much like Tripadvisor is for the whole travel industry, Blue Sky Wildlife seeks to be the “go to” place for anyone searching for a unique and exciting wildlife tour anywhere in the world. No platform has ever existed for this purpose to date.
From safety to salsa lessons, Crees volunteer Pierre Giraud explains what community means in the jungle.
The Manu Learning Center (MLC), a research station in the Peruvian rainforest, is a healthy and strong community. Building this community and ensuring that it evolves properly is not easy, especially when it involves so many people with different backgrounds, expectations, interests and goals.
This Sunday, December 4, is a day dedicated to the protection of wildlife across the planet, but what can you do to really make a difference?
It can be hard to know how to create change when the challenges we face seem insurmountable. There are severe threats to wildlife across the world and we’re bombarded with news of forest destruction and species extinctions. Can we really make a difference?
Expert advice on all the issues to consider before volunteering abroad, from cultural awareness, to environmental impact and animal welfare.
When we decide to volunteer, it’s usually out of a desire to help. But is our aim of doing good, actually doing untold harm?
Venetia has recently started working for the crees Foundation as part of the communications team in the UK office. Despite being an Art History graduate, her visit to the MLC sparked a newfound passion for the Amazon rainforest and the vital work we do at crees.
In the below blog piece Venetia outlines a day in the life of a crees voluntourist and shares some of her highlights. (more…)
Journey from the dizzying heights of historic Cusco, the once capital of the Inca Empire in Peru, down through the Andes Mountains and into the steaming tropical jungle
Photo gallery of a 5 day tour to the Manu Learning Centre (MLC), following the Lelieveld family as they explore the diverse nature and culture of Peru while learning about the crees Foundation’s scientific research and sustainable living initiatives.
The yearly Banana Fair is a celebration of agricultural and environmental initiatives across the Manu Biosphere Reserve in the Amazon Rainforest, but what is the impact of growing bananas?
Bunches of bananas line the fairground as families and friends from across the Manu region gather to sell their produce, swap gossip, and dance the night away.
We had a fun week hosting the Lelieveld family from the Netherlands at our nature reserve in the Amazon Rainforest, sharing our passion for nature and wildlife with them.
Discover what they thought about their 5 day tour to the Manu Learning Centre (MLC) that introduced them to our scientific research and sustainable living initiatives.