News Sustainable tourism

This Northern Gannet carrying plastic netting in its beak is part of a pervasive problem © Cor Fikkert

Can we really put an end to plastic waste?

Wed, 30/05/2018
Around the world, measures are being introduced to reduce the amount of plastic we manufacture and discard. While these efforts may be laudable, will they actually signal the end of plastic waste?
© Jorlin Tsiavahananahary

"Safari des oiseaux": une révolution de...

Fri, 02/02/2018
Jusqu’à présent, seuls quelques écotouristes intrépides se sont aventurés à Mahavavy-Kinkony, à Madagascar. Mais cela devrait changer avec une nouvelle initiative visant à développer le tourisme ornithologique – pour le bénéfice de la faune et des moyens de subsistance locaux.
Mahavavy-Kinkony is home to some of the birding community's most sought-after species © Jorlin Tsiavahananahary

"Safari Birding": an ecotourism...

Fri, 02/02/2018
Until now, only a few intrepid ecotourists have ventured out to Mahavavy-Kinkony in Madagascar, a habitat packed with extraordinary and rare wildlife. But that looks set to change with a new initiative to expand birding tourism – for the benefit of both wildlife and local livelihoods.
© Jorlin Tsiavahananahary

Safari Birding à Mahavavy-Kinkony: une première...

Thu, 01/02/2018
Mahavavy-Kinkony est un lieu unique en son genre. Seuls quelques touristes intrépides ont visité le site, mais la tendance s’inverse, les organisations nationales et locales ont accepté de promouvoir le tourisme ornithologique, au profit des communautés locales et de la faune sauvage du site.

Cousin Island in Seychelles is a perfect marriage...

Tue, 01/04/2014

“The island that belongs to birds, humans are welcome” is the slogan for the world’s fi

Sustainable birdwatching tourism is promoted at...

Wed, 22/08/2012
With many of the main birdwatching tourism companies concentrated at Birdfair, it provided the ideal location for the International Project on Ornithological Tourism (IPOT) to foster sustainable tourism.

Momentum gaining in the Mediterranean for IPOT...

Mon, 23/07/2012
Partners from the International Project of Ornithological Toursim (IPOT) met for the second time to plan expansion into the Mediterranean

Sustainable tourism for Nepal's wetlands

Thu, 02/02/2012
The focus of this year's World Wetlands Day is sustainable tourism. Find out about Bird Conservation Nepal's work at Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve.

Sustainable birdwatching tourism to grow in Europe

Mon, 14/11/2011
A successful flagship project that has been making birdwatching tourism sustainable in Spain and Portugal has been granted funding in order to expand into more Mediterranean countries.