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STORIES OF THE PEOPLE, PLACES & PARTNERS THAT MAKE TRAVEL AND TOURISM TICK

This project is protecting a critical forest ecosystem that supports over 1,000 species in northern Peru. By providing benefits to local communities, the project motivates farmers to conserve the forest and promotes sustainable production of the region’s main crop: coffee. Where & Why The Alto Mayo Protected Forest is a critical...

This project is reforesting 1 million acres of farmland in the Lower Mississippi Alluvial Valley by planting and protecting trees. In addition to storing carbon, the revitalized forest will generate income for local landowners, provide a habitat for migratory birds, and prevent pollution from entering the Mississippi River. Where &...

The Reduction of Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD) in Brazil Nut Concessions in Madre de Dios, Peru is an ongoing community-based emission reduction project in the Peruvian Amazon....
The 23,780-acre Garcia River Forest is located in the heart of the Redwood region of California's North Coast. The project area is under the ownership of The Conservation Fund, a national nonprofit dedicated to protecting America's most vital landscapes and waterways, and was established as California's first non-profit working forest....
The Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation in the Yaeda Valley project is a community-based conservation project that has been registered through Plan Vivo located in Northern Tanzania....
The Valley of Jari is home to over two thousand rural families and serves as an ecological corridor that connects several important Conservation Units (SNUC) in Brazil. Three major rivers (Jari, Cajari and Maracá) flow within the project region and contribute to it's rich biodiversity. Currently, the Valley of Jari...