Category Archive: Stories from the Field

Feb 13

Presenting vEco’s first blogger: Mark O!

My name is Mark Olokotum alias Mark O! I am the main photographer and tour guide for vEcotourism.org in Uganda, and will be bringing vEco content from East Africa as well as presenting vEco materials to local communities. I invite you to “Be part of the conversation and conservation”! I hold a BSc in Fisheries …

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Dec 05

Our First Story from the Field

Mark Laxer is the author of The Monkey Bible and the inventor of virtual ecotourism. In summer 2011 he travelled to Uganda to meet with local people – including virtual ecotourism guides Jackson & Mark O. – and experienced first-hand the struggle and controversy surrounding dangerous animals of conservation importance.

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