A conservation internship in the Amazon opened my eyes to the whole rainforest ecosystem and not just the pretty mammals in a primary forest, explains researcher Diego Balbuena.
Since I was a little kid, my dream had been to visit Manu. It’s an area of remote Amazon rainforest that sits in the south-east of my home country Peru and is one of the most biodiverse places on Earth.
Unearthing weird and wonderful creatures in the jungle is the wonder of on Amazon adventure, as conservation volunteer Justin Law from Deakin University in Australia discovers.
Rain poured from the heavens, as if it had never rained before. We were moving through a particularly thick section of bamboo forest encompassing about one-third of the Manu Learning Centre (MLC), checking traps for any reptile or amphibian specimens we might find. While dodging fallen bamboo and avoiding exposed..
As Dr Chris Beirne leaves the Manu Learning Centre, his passion is multiplied through the students he’s trained, the cross-cultural relationships he’s built and the people he’s inspired.
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?
Crees’ research team uncover a species new to science in our nature reserve – a fascinating natural treasure that shows the importance of protecting regenerating rainforest.
Our nature reserve at the Manu Learning Centre (MLC), in the remote corner of the Peruvian Amazon, was farmland only 50 years ago – some areas completely destroyed, others selectively logged.
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?