January 18, 2022

Questioning ‘ethical donor tourism’ in Africa

By Stasja Koot and Robert Fletcher. A critical look at two emerging forms of 'ethical' tourism aimed at big donors of conservation projects: philanthrotourism and environmentourism.
October 1, 2019

The Case for Convivial Conservation

By Bram Büscher and Robert Fletcher. In the face of the sixth extinction, rising wildlife crime and biodiversity under dire threat around the globe, environmental conservation finds itself in desperate times. A new approach is needed, one that takes seriously our economic system’s structural pressures, violent socio-ecological realities, escalating extinctions and increasingly authoritarian politics. Convivial conservation is such an approach.
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