Into the Wilds of Panama’s Darién

Google Darién Gap and first page results include article titles like “Untamed Wilderness”, “Beware the Darién Gap”, “A Terrifying Journey Through the World’s Most Dangerous Jungle”, and “Walking Among the…

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Top 5 Wildlife Sightings in Panama

Last month, we took a small group of travelers to Panama.  We started and ended in Panama City with four nights in the Darien Province in between. Panama is a…

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Five Things You May Not Have Known About Colombia

This month, R2R Consultant Wes Perry traveled to Colombia as a delegate for the 2018 Nature Travel Mart hosted by ProColombia, the Colombia Tourism Board.  In addition to meetings with…

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Tierra del Fuego- The End of the World

Only 620 miles from the Antarctic Peninsula lies the archipelago region of Tierra del Fuego at the southern tip of South America, split between Argentina and Chile. There is little…

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Boost for Uganda’s Mountain Gorilla

In November 2016, The Uganda Wildlife Authority discovered three newborn mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.  With a population of around 880 left in the world, and about…

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Gray Whale Baby Boom in Baja Sur, Mexico

Recent censuses in Baja Sur, Mexico show that gray whale populations are experiencing a baby boom this year.  More than 1000 gray whale babies have been counted in three calving…

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Don’t Forget About Our National Wildlife Refuges

Florida's Pelican Island became the country's first national wildlife refuge back in 1903.  Today, every state and territory has at least one refuge within an hour's drive of most major…

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Peru’s Newest National Park – Sierra del Divisor

Earlier this month, a new national park received final approval by Peru’s president, Ollanta Humala. Sierra del Divisor National Park spans 3.3 million acres, protecting a huge swath in the…

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Mexico 2015 – Photo and Video Highlights

We’ve just returned from our sixth scouting trip to Mexico this year.   Our latest trip was to Guadalupe Island where we spent three days cage diving with great white sharks.…

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