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Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Stories from the Field

Stories from the Field

A home away from home in Lombok, Indonesia

In our latest vEcotour experience Dr. Helena Baird’s beautiful “home away from home” in Indonesia as she volunteers with vEcotourism’s partner, marine protection organisation...
Ian guides you through and access-all-area tour of Kwita Izina 2013

Get ready for the Kwita Izina gorilla naming celebrations in Kinigi, Rwanda with vEcotourism.org

On 1st July 2014 Rwanda will host the tenth annual ‘Kwita Izina’, a gorilla naming ceremony for each born in the Volcanoes National Park...

Get up close and personal with wild red colobus monkeys on Zanzibar

vEcotourism ambassador Ian Redmond recently touched down on the beautiful island of Zanzibar for a 24-hour whirlwind visit. Trekking through the island Ian encountered...
The good ship Yosina

Help launch the good ship Yosina and protect threatened Indonesian marine ecosystems

Encompassing the greatest diversity of coral reefs and fish in the world, the unique Coral Triangle area between Indonesia, Philippines and Papua New Guinea...
Makere University students get a taste of vEcotourism with Mark O!

vEcotourism engages with Ugandan students at Makerere University

Ugandan vEco blogger and photographer, Mark Olokotum (a.k.a. Mark O!), broke new ground this past Friday, June 6th, as he introduced students of the...

Helena’s first vEcotour: JARI HQ, Lombok, Indonesia

vEco is proud to present the first ever vEcotour from JARI volunteer, Dr. Helena Baird! As you will see from the tour Helena is...
Helena (left) with Hani Nusantari, co-founder of JARI

Welcoming Helena Baird to the JARI team

vEcotourism.org is very happy to welcome experienced marine ecologist and Australian Volunteer for  International Development (AVID) volunteer Dr. Helena Baird to the team at...
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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...

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...