GHANA: An undiscovered Safari destination

Article by WTA member Wisdom Jonny-Nuekpe (Business Journalist at Goldstreet Business, Ghana) Ghana is not a country most Australians think of visiting for ecotourism and adventure tourism. There are however, several reasons why such visits and tours would yield...

Wildlife tourism seminars Japan – 3

ok, now for the actual seminars I presented essentially the same talk at Hiroshima University (a beautiful, spacious campus I somehow didn’t photograph – second largest university in Japan) and the Asia-Pacific University in Beppu (adjacent to Oita). The Q...

Wildlife tourism seminars Japan – 2

(continued from previous post) 5-6th November The Arashiyama Monkey Park Iwatayama was my next destination, so I had my first-ever ride in a Japanese “bullet train” to Kyoto, from where I switched to a local train to the very pretty region of Arashiyama,...

Wildlife Tourism Seminars Japan 1

Ronda J Green, PhD (chair of Wildlife Tourism Australia and adjunct research fellow, Griffith University) 2nd November 2019 Rie Usui Tonight I head for Japan (via Taiwan) as an invited keynote presenter at a wildlife tourism summit at the Asia-Pacific University,...

Helping wildlife after fire.

Australia has always had plenty of bushfires, but recently we’ve had them more frequently more intense an earlier in the year than in most years. Recovery of eucalyptus after fire in the Pillaga, NSW. Photo Araucaria Ecotours Many of our dry forest plants have...

Binna Burra – Memories and Hopes

Story and photos by Ronda J Green, PhD (chair Wildlife Tourism Australia) This is a very personal account of my own memories of Binna Burra and what it has meant to me. Many others who have loved the lodge. its people and its forests will have their own stories Binna...

Wildlife Tourism Childcare Resource – Babysits

Guest post by Daniel Lawson Wildlife tourism and ecotourism are wonderful ways to experience the beauty of nature while supporting the conservation of important wildlife and habitats. However, because these habitats are often more rugged and can include quite some...

Sonya McGuire and wildlife films

Wildlife Tourism/Member Profile: Sonya McGuire Sonya joined WTA last year, and is helping to spread the word about wildlife conservation and about women working in this field. As part of celebrating 25 years of the College mentioned below, Sonya McGuire is combining...

Ghana for Nature-lovers

Article by former WTA member Wisdom Jonny-Nuekpe. Wisdom will later be developing a multi-day nature tour through Ghana, so please let him know if you’d be interested in visiting this lesser-known part of Africa The enchanting Wli waterfalls (tallest in West...

Pelican Banding Project Victoria

Tourism aiding citizen science Skipper Peter of Lakes Explorer (a Wildlife Tourism Australia member)   has been providing boat transport to the remote island rookery for scientist (Deb Sullivan), professional photographers and others; and secondary, encouraging...