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Battle for the Elephants

Important National Geographic film on elephants–“Battle for the Elephants”–to be shown in Hogwild barn this Saturday in Cambridge, Vermont (480 Hogback Road), 5pm. Discussion and potluck afterwards.  Email if you have questions.    

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Experience the roar of the magnificent Murchison Falls, Uganda

Chimp-n-Sea project,, recently introduced its first blogger: Mark Olokotum, alias Mark O, is the main photographer and tour guide for in Uganda, and will be bringing vEco content from East Africa as well as presenting vEco materials to … Continue reading

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Take a walk on the rocky side at Green Point, Canada

Chimp-n-Sea project,, is continuing to produce informative and immersive virtual tours of wild and wonderful places worldwide. The latest vEcotour features Canada’s Gros Morne park, on the comparatively sheltered Western coast of Newfoundland. A geology lover’s paradise, the area has been designated as … Continue reading

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Explore a new vEcotour: experience the Susa gorilla group in Rwanda, guided by great ape expert Ian Redmond

Sidle up to one of our world’s greatest living wonders: a group of mighty mountain gorillas browsing and playing in their natural habitat on Mount Karisimbi, Rwanda. The latest vEcotour from (a project of Chimp-n-Sea) features 360 degree images, … Continue reading

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Mobile Clinic arrival marks a special day for the Kibale Health and Conservation Project, Uganda

Today represents a fantastic result for vEcotourism Project Advisors Dr.’s Colin and Lauren Chapman; a long-awaited mobile clinic van for Kibale National Park has finally arrived in Uganda. The Kibale Health and Conservation Project, founded by the couple, works to … Continue reading

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Yosina to sail Saleh Bay, Sumbawa, Indonesia

Yosina, before renovations. Chimp-n-Sea co-founders Mark Laxer and Sara Lourie spent 5 1/2 weeks in Indonesia, working with Jari Foundation, a local NGO, in part to purchase and plan modifications for Yosina, a 51′ boat to be used for marine … Continue reading

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View Ian Redmond’s talk at Chimp-n-Sea headquarters!

View video of renowned ape and elephant conservationist, Ian Redmond, at Chimp-n-Sea headquarters. Brief appearance made by BORGo (played by Mark Laxer, President of Chimp-n-Sea).

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Virtual Ecotourism Update

The vEco team is very proud to announce that the virtual ecotourism project has been chosen, out of over 350 applicants, to advance to Stage Two of the Digital Media and Learning Badges Competition.

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“Gorillas and the Mist” – a swinging success!

Guest Post from Sara Lourie, Co-founder of the Chimp-n-Sea Wildlife Conservation Fund “Imagine you’re in a forest, deep in the heart of the Democratic Republic of Congo . . . there are strange noises up above . . .” The … Continue reading

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Ishasha Journal – A story of human-wildlife conflict

Read Virtual Ecotourism director Mark Laxer’s latest story, a thrilling account of human-wildlife conflict and the tough challenges of conservation in Ishasha, Uganda.

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