Ecotourism – a development alternative for the Pemón indigenous community of San Miguel de Betania (Imataca Forest Reserve, Sifontes Municipality).

Ecotourism – a development alternative for the Pemón indigenous community of San Miguel de Betania (Imataca Forest Reserve, Sifontes Municipality). EXPLORA Magazine. Second Special Edition. 2021. Next to Las Claritas -a mining town that grew from an improvised hamlet-, is San Miguel de Betania. This is a Pemón community currently Read more…

Ecological Economy South of the Orinoco

Ecological Economy South of the Orinoco EXPLORA Magazine. Second Special Edition. 2021. The south of the Orinoco region encompasses approximately  475,000 km2 including part of the northern Amazonia basin and the South American Atlantic facade. This area includes the states of Amazonas, Bolívar, and Delta Amacuro. The latter framing the Read more…

Biodiversity and the sustainable development of tourism in the Amazonas: a socio-economic alternative for the region

Biodiversity and the sustainable development of tourism in the Amazonas: a socio-economic alternative for the region EXPLORA Magazine. Second Special Edition. 2021. Introduction Venezuela is among the top ten countries with the highest biological diversity on the planet. This condition is evident in the ten bioregions that protect multiple life Read more…

Is sustainable tourism possible in Bolívar and Amazonas states? Negative implications of the Mining Arc on our tourism strength

Is sustainable tourism possible in Bolívar and Amazonas states? Negative implications of the Mining Arc on our tourism strength EXPLORA Magazine. Second Special Edition. 2021. Historically, tourism in the states of Bolívar and Amazonas has been marketed as an activity of adventure, physical challenge and cultural contact. The first tourism Read more…

Self-management in local communities of the lower Caura: Towards a sustainable model of forest management through conservation agreements as an alternative to extractivism

Self-management in local communities of the lower Caura: Towards a sustainable model of forest management through conservation agreements as an alternative to extractivism EXPLORA Magazine. Second Special Edition. 2021. Conservation Agreements are mechanisms that guarantee the protection of natural areas, allowing communities to make sustainable use of their resources. In Read more…

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