Discover an eco-holiday in the heart of Belize’s rainforest that funds nature conservation
Watching southern right whales from an empty beach in Patagonia has to be one of the best wildlife experiences on Earth
I’m in La Esperanza wildlife refuge, there’s not another person to be seen from one horizon to the next, and alone I watch as a southern right whale catapult its 30-ton body above the waves
Step inside the biological melting pot of the wild Sierra Gorda mountains, for an adventure that supports Mexico’s natural and cultural heritage
Watch out for the Bad Woman. This is our warning as we set out across the muddy trail, trampling across rocks and roots, on our first trek into the forests of the Sierra Gorda in Central Mexico.
High in Mexico’s cloud forests, threatened treasures are protected thanks to successful conservation partnerships
Sprawling across the state of Querétaro, the Sierra Gorda is a melting pot of tropical forests, temperate mountains and semi-deserts.
Explore the wilds of the Sierra Gorda mountains, a one million acre Biosphere Reserve protected thanks to Páramo’s chosen charity, the World Land Trust
Grinning up at us from beneath his cowboy hat, ranger Leonel Espino is kneeling in the path’s sticky earth, pointing out the clear imprint of a big cat’s paw. A puma, he tells us, and its fresh – this top predator was roaming our forest trail as little as 24 hours ago.
Discover how the imminent destruction of this cloud forest, home to endangered and endemic species, was stopped
Stretching 2000 meters high, in the mountains of Sierra Gorda in Central Mexico, this cloud forest is protected thanks to local conservation organisation Grupo Ecológico Sierra Gorda (GESG).
Does creating nature reserves to protect some of the world’s most threatened wildlife results in disempowering local communities?
For decades the conservation effort focused on protecting charismatic species, like the endangered tiger or the panda that’s clinging onto survival. These animals capture the people’s passion for the natural world; they are a symbol of what is precious to us, what we are so close to losing forever.