Jay

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Name: Jay Ploss
Date registered: September 22, 2011

Latest posts

  1. Ian Redmond reacts to the WWF Report on Sky News — November 2, 2018
  2. Introducing vEco Labs! — March 13, 2018
  3. vEcotourism at UN CMS CoP12 in the Philippines — November 21, 2017
  4. vEco’s Ian Redmond receives RSPCA-Daily Mirror “Animal Hero” award! — September 20, 2017
  5. Marching for an end to the domestic ivory trade in the UK — February 7, 2017

Most commented posts

  1. Lunch-Break vEcoLive: Meet the Salt-Mining Elephants of Kitum Cave, Kenya! — 6 comments
  2. vEco needs Volunteers! — 3 comments
  3. Good news for Orangutans! — 2 comments
  4. Underwater vEcotours on the distant horizon — 2 comments
  5. Listen to the waves of Lake Nabugabo — 1 comment

Author's posts listings

Dec 21

Don’t miss “Gorilla Family & Me” on BBC Two later today!

Chimanuka strips a vine

Wildlife cameraman Gordon Buchanan visits our friend Chimanuka the Silverback in Kahuzi-Biega National Park in the BBC Two series that begins broadcasting today. Accompany Gordon as he attempts to gain the trust of Chimanuka and map the power dynamics at play among these gentle giants. Breaking new ground for vEco, the BBC has linked to our …

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Nov 09

Meet the Chimanuka gorilla family of Kahuzi-Biega National Park, DRC

Where do the biggest gorillas in the world live?  It is well known that gorillas are the largest primate (except for a few very large humans) but we can now take you – virtually – to the only place in the world where you can find the biggest gorilla sub-species, the Eastern Lowland or Grauer’s …

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Oct 13

vEcoLive: Mountain Gorillas of the Virunga Volcanoes, Part 2

Join host Ian Redmond for part two of our virtual voyage through the Virunga Volcanoes of East Africa, spectacular home to half of the world’s Mountain Gorillas! This week, we will take you behind-the-scenes of the world’s only orphanage for mountain gorillas, the Senkwekwe Centre, where you will meet André Bauma, one of the heroes …

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Oct 05

vEcoLive: Mountain Gorillas of the Virunga Volcanoes, Part 1

Join host Ian Redmond on a virtual voyage through the Virunga Volcanoes of East Africa, spectacular home to half of the world’s Mountain Gorillas! The tour will trace the story of European interaction with these gentle giants, beginning with the dizzying heights of Mount Sabinyo, pausing in a misty glade to pay our respects at Dian Fossey’s grave, …

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Sep 30

vEcoLive: The Elephants of Queen Elizabeth National Park

In the run up to the Global March for Elephants and Rhinos on October 3rd and 4th in a city near YOU (www.march4elephantsandrhinos.org), join us for a virtual tour of the Craters Circuit in QENP, Uganda, with tour host Ian Redmond, to watch elephants and other wildlife. vEcoLive is our ground-breaking experimental platform that allows virtual …

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Aug 11

Lunch-Break vEcoLive: Meet the Salt-Mining Elephants of Kitum Cave, Kenya!

To mark the occasion of World Elephant Day, 2015, please join us on your lunch break when Ian Redmond will provide a vEcoLive tour of Kitum Cave in Mt Elgon National Park, Kenya. Bring your own sandwiches and head to live.vecotourism.org to accompany Ian as he narrates, in real-time, a five-location expedition from the Park’s …

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Mar 16

vEco integrated with UN-GRASP’s new website!

vEcotourism.org is proud and delighted to announce a major project milestone: we’re now integrated into the United Nations Great Apes Survival Partnership’s (UN-GRASP’s) new website! Click on any of the great ape’s species pages and you can now enjoy virtual tours of each great ape’s habitat while learning about keeping abreast of GRASP’s conservation programs …

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Mar 03

#seriousaboutwildlifecrime

The theme of this year’s UN World Wildlife Day, on 3rd March, is being #seriousaboutwildlifecrime and the UN-Great Apes Survival Partnership (UN-GRASP) has released a new video, which will be screened at the UN in New York, on the illegal trade in ape infants.

Dec 24

Behind the scenes at the world’s only mountain gorilla orphanage

Just in time for Christmas, the vEco team is delighted to bring you this three-panorama virtual tour of the world’s only mountain gorilla orphanage, the Senkwekwe Center located at the headquarters of the Virunga National Park in Rumangabo, Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Sep 21

Talking Climate Change from the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro

In this spectacular vEcotour join with me, Ian Redmond, to experience the exhilaration of reaching the nearly 6000m Uhuru peak on Mount Kilimanjaro! I recently took on the epic climb up Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania to showcase the impact of climate change on our natural and cultural heritage sites. Joining my concerned climate colleagues Ian Singleton, Andy …

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