Noisy tourist boat engines can be stressful for whales. But on La Gomera, one of Spain's Canary Islands, a company is letting the animals decide for themselves how close to get to tourists.
On this week's eco@africa, we see how an NGO is trying to ensure dolphin tourism in Zanzibar is sustainable, saving South Africa's vultures and 'off the grid' eco-friendlier homes in Nigeria.
From helping boost mountain gorilla numbers in Rwanda to fostering better relations between locals and wildlife in Mozambique, eco@africa has visited a host of great ecotourism projects in Africa. Here are our top five.
Colombia teems with birds, but until recently fighting between the government and guerilla groups scared visitors away. Now, former war zones are fast becoming bird-watching hotspots. And that could help preserve them.
Tourism has a growing impact on the climate — particularly with regard to flights. Many aviation companies offer an option to offset carbon emissions. But where does that money go, and how effective is this contribution?
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