How Gorilla Tourism is Saving Rwandan Community from Poverty

Volcanoes national park located in northwestern Rwanda is a unique wildlife safari destination with over 300 mountain gorillas and the best place for where tourists can mountain in their forested habitants. They are covered with black fur and are the biggest apes species with a fully-grown silverback (male mountain gorilla) weighing over 200 pounds. Mountain… Continue reading How Gorilla Tourism is Saving Rwandan Community from Poverty

Mountain Gorillas – the Tale of Endangered Apes

Categorized among the most endangered apes on the entire planet, mountain gorillas are very unique primates. They prefer living along the slopes of the forested mountains and today they can only be found in three countries that are Uganda, Rwanda and Democratic Republic Of Congo. Being primates, mountain gorillas are among the wild animals that… Continue reading Mountain Gorillas – the Tale of Endangered Apes

Can Elephant Trekking Ever Really be Ethical?

Elephant trekking is one of the most popular activities to do amoung tourists in Thailand and contributes ever important tourist dollars to local communities. But recently some disturbing realities of elephant trekking have come to light begging the question can elephant trekking ever really be ethical? Diana Edelman a blogger passionate about the ethical treatment… Continue reading Can Elephant Trekking Ever Really be Ethical?