Community-focussed tour operator Indigenous Kokoda Adventures (IKA) had just opened their doors to tourists on Papua New Guinea’s famous Kokoda Track, when COVID-19 put the travel industry on hold. But rather than stop at this obstacle, the company quickly pivoted to work with local coffee farmers, with proceeds helping local children to attend post primary…

Despite the brief recovery that Covid-19 has allowed our environment, our planet is still in peril. Global warming remains a prominent issue, pollution levels continue to rise, and biodiversity levels have been reduced to an all-time low with 25% of all bird species, 24% of mammals, 11% of plants and 24% of coral reefs having…

While birdwatchers around the world are confined to their backyards, Ashley Grove, owner of Experience Nature – a Terra Incognita Ethical Ecotourism Operator – launched a Worldwide Garden Birdwatch. Ashley shares the story of how his idea united a worldwide community of birdwatchers for a day, including training future bird guides of Sri Lanka. With…