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Accessible Ecotourism: Brazil Eco-Adventures for Everyone

By Adriana Braun and Julio Bin

 

Ecotourism for people in wheelchairs? You may wonder what that looks like, how it’s done. You’d be pleasantly surprised to learn that in many destinations there are efforts in place to improve tourism infrastructure to better serve people with disabilities. Brazil is one such example.

Can Ecotourism Survive in Costa Rica?

This article was first published by Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)'s OnEarth Magazine. See original article on onearth.org here.

 

By Alice Henly

 

Tribewanted’s Second Eco-Village Project in Sierra Leone Aims to Support Sustainable Community Development

Tribewanted Sierra Leone

"Tribewanted Sierra Leone is your chance to play a part in kick-starting the right kind of tourism in a country that needs it. It will be an amazing adventure, so don’t miss this opportunity to be one of the pioneering visitors." – Ben Keene, Founder, Tribewanted

 

Edge of Africa: Volunteering in South Africa

By Jo Lancaster, Edge of Africa

 

If you are considering joining a volunteer program in South Africa, then you are likely the kind of person who wants to make a positive contribution, be it to conservation or to a community in need. However, before deciding which project you want to join, there are a few things that you may want to consider.

Traveling Mexico’s Mountainside Like a Local

By Michelle Rodrigues

 

Tourism in Mexico has seen a drastic drop since the swine flu fright and the recent economic downturn experienced throughout the world, but this doesn't stop everyone. Mexico is still optimistic and thriving with the continuation of its beautiful colors, traditions and cultures.

The Cactus Sanctuary of Baja California Sur, Mexico

This article was first published by our friends at whl.travel, who have agreed to its republication here. View original article on The Travel Word

 

By Jacqueline Baleon

 

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