How to use drones for conservation in your own research?

Studying the most cryptic and nocturnal species such as bat fauna probably can be done by launching un-manned aerial vehicles in the dark sky of the night. The technology has been known applied already in the survey project on mining and oil palm company usually provided by an expensive private company. In conservation related issue, … Continue reading How to use drones for conservation in your own research?

Conservation Job Vs Traveling

Working in a consulting company focused on conservation and sustainability issues, I spent half of my time traveling to one to another city or country. Throughout these years, for me traveling alone (work or pleasure) is somewhat practical and sometimes even cheaper by taking flight compare taking other transportation mode.

Conservation Travel Vs. Ecotourism

Ecotourism is defined as “responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves the well-being of local people.” (TIES, 1990) If you guys previously know about Ecotourism, what about Conservation Travel?  There is no single definition on Conservation Travel even though it has been coined by several ecotourism and travel based websites to date. However, it does … Continue reading Conservation Travel Vs. Ecotourism

[Notes]: Book Discussion 4 Conservation Writers

This is just a notes when I attended book discussion which held Tropenbos Indonesia, Operation Wallacea Trust (OWT), Ministry of Forestry (MoFor) on 26th April 2013.  Great books, great friends (I had small reunion with old friends here as well), and of course great knowledge! You guys can actually visit MoFor to get these books … Continue reading [Notes]: Book Discussion 4 Conservation Writers