How can travelers plan a safe eco experience? How can businesses survive and thrive during COVID-19? What’s being done to ensure true ecotourism?
In this free webinar from Terra Incognita we speak to guests from TREE, Iwokrama and Adventurely about COVID-19 and the future of ecotourism.
Topics we discuss
- How has ecotourism been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic?
- What are organisations doing to help local vendors and communities?
- How can travelers plan a safe eco experience?
- How can businesses survive and thrive during COVID-19?
- What is being done to ensure true sustainable travel and ecotourism?
- What does the future of ecotourism look like?
Meet our guests
Executive Director & Founder, TREE
Jordan is an environmental professional with an MSc in Sustainable Environmental Resources Management and MSc in Integrated Science and Technology. Both of his masters’ theses focused on using ecotourism as a funding mechanism for conservation, and TREE was created to help realize this idea. TREE takes visitors into Belize, Guyana and Jamaica, supporting conservation and local sustainability with each trip.
Dr. Raquel Thomas-Ceasar
Director of Resource Management and Training, Iwokrama
Dr. Thomas-Caesar is a renowned Guyanese botanist and the Director of Resource Management and Training at the Iwokrama International Centre for Rainforest Conservation and Development in Guyana, an international not-for-profit organisation. The Iwokrama forest and its research centre are unique, providing a dedicated site in which to test the concept of a truly sustainable forest – where conservation, environmental balance and economic use can be mutually reinforcing.
Founder & CEO, Adventurely
Mita Carriman is the Founder & CEO of Adventurely. Originally an IP & Business attorney from New York, Mita’s life was changed forever following a leisure trip she unexpectedly took solo, which inspired her to create a fun, easy way with tech to meet new people when travelling solo. Adventurely was her solution, and she builds it while traveling full time as a digital nomad across multiple cities around the world. Find her on Twitter at @mitacarriman.
Links & Resources
For more information on TREE’s 2021 tour to Guyana and the special discount TREE and Terra Incognita are offering, visit www.treexploration.com/guyana-adventures. You can get in touch with Jordan Flagel at firstname.lastname@example.org or email email@example.com for more info.
Watch ‘Green Heart’, a film on sustainable tropical forestry in the Green Heart of Guyana, where greenheart (Chlorocardium rodiei) timber, which is native to Guyana and neighboring Suriname, is being harvested by the ‘Iwokrama International Centre for Rainforest Conservation and Development’ (IIC).