Category Archive: Conservation Tools

Feb 04

Mobile Clinic arrival marks a special day for the Kibale Health and Conservation Project, Uganda

Today represents a fantastic result for vEcotourism Project Advisors Dr.’s Colin and Lauren Chapman; a long-awaited mobile clinic van for Kibale National Park has finally arrived in Uganda. The Kibale Health and Conservation Project, founded by the couple, works to to provide health care to the local communities surrounding Kibale National Park as well as …

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Nov 15

Good news for Orangutans!

Thanks in large part to fierce protest on the part of consumers concerned with non-sustainable palm oil, the food giant Ferrero has announced that it will be obtaining 100% of its palm oil from traceable segregated, RSPO-certified sources by the end of 2014, a full year ahead of its previously announced schedule. Ferrero, which manufactures …

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Dec 20

Listen to the waves of Lake Nabugabo

The vEco team in Uganda has been hard at work collecting images, panoramas, and sounds at our new site on the shores of Lake Nabugabo. Enjoy this panorama near the shore, complete with sampled audio.

Dec 05

Audio & Video Enabled Panoramic Photo

The Virtual Ecotourism team has been experimenting with an even more interactive form of 360° panoramic photo. In partnership with the MSc in Biodiversity, Conservation and Management (BCM 2011-2012) at The University of Oxford, we have created an audio and video enabled pano.

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