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Primates producer Gavin Boyland on how Sony BBC Earth show celebrates animals' 'incredible diversity and adaptability'
Entertainment

Primates producer Gavin Boyland on how Sony BBC Earth show celebrates animals' 'incredible diversity and adaptability'

Boyland talks about why the primates stare in the face of extinction now, and how eco-tourism can give them a new lease of life.

Coronavirus is hampering critical work to protect threatened species and habitats worldwide
science

Coronavirus is hampering critical work to protect threatened species and habitats worldwide

The lockdown has derailed the eco-tourism that funds many environmental projects, from South America’s rainforests to Africa’s savannahs.

In Ladakh, community-based ecotourism is helping promote positive perceptions of the snow leopard
India

In Ladakh, community-based ecotourism is helping promote positive perceptions of the snow leopard

Catching a glimpse of the famed, elusive snow leopard while trekking the rugged and remote mountains of Ladakh may be a dream come true for wildlife seekers. However, these predators have had a bad rap among local villagers, many of whom often regarded them as pests, because of their tendency to prey on livestock — sometimes killing many in a single incident. As a result, some local livestock herders resorted to retaliatory killings of these cats.

Far from harpoons, whales star in Iceland ecotourism boom
World

Far from harpoons, whales star in Iceland ecotourism boom

Iceland's whales have traditionally ended up as steaks on a plate. But times are changing, and as tourists stream to the North Atlantic island, whales are now the stars of a flourishing ecotourism scene.

Oman: From wildlife to souqs, the desert sultanate is an oasis for travellers
Life

Oman: From wildlife to souqs, the desert sultanate is an oasis for travellers

A munificent, peace-loving Sultanate of sandy souqs, soaring mountains and aquamarine wadis, Oman offers everything you need for an Arabian odyssey

Ek tha tiger: How the tiger paparazzi loves it to death
Life

Ek tha tiger: How the tiger paparazzi loves it to death

If you don't have that all important tiger-in-the-wild photo, hurry. The government says it will phase out tourism in all core areas of tiger reserves in five years. Is it time to just let the poor animal be?