eco-tourism

Shrinking tourism’s ecological footprint

Nature camp in Bardia reinvents eco-tourism to benefit communities first, while supporting conservation

A short walk up the Panjshir

Kids playing on rusted tanks abandoned by the retreating Russians, war debris comfortably incorporated into stone walls to contain sheep and goats,...

Lisa Choegyal

Nepali pioneers new route on Kilimanjaro

Three-time Everest summiteer and climate activist Dawa Steven Sherpa has forged a new route up Africa’s highest mountain to help Tanzania with an...

Nepal’s wild elephants are also on the move

Before Covid-19 and lockdowns I would be guiding tourists around Bardia National Park this time of year. But the pandemic has meant empty homestays...

Tourism that treads lightly on the land

We have had more than a year now to ponder a ‘better normal’ for Nepal’s tourism industry. It has been pointed out...

Model for post-Covid ecotourism

Ornithologists Carol Inskipp, Rupendra Karmacharya and Prem Thapa with a follow-up about how their lobbying has halted a controversial road project in...

Coronavirus shutdown gives Nepal’s nature a respite

While humans all over the planet are being challenged by the COVID-19 pandemic, it has given nature everywhere a respite.Carbon emissions have...

Fixing what ain't broke

Despite the mountain of problems in this country, and the list of urgent to-do’s for the government, Nepal's officialdom tends to get...

Municipalities want to manage Annapurna

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Who9k1JGrgsEver since it was launched in 1984 the Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) has been a successful model for using eco-tourism income...

Hanging out with the headhunters

How experience in eco-tourism development in Nepal came handy in Borneo

Lisa Choegyal
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