Academic travel – combating desertification

academic travel - reforestation

Reforestation in Sierra la Laguna Biosphere Reserve Back in 2015, we published a blog entry after launching a pilot academic program in the Sierra de la Laguna Biosphere Reserve. Working with  the National Parks Commission, regional biologists, and local ranchero families in the reserve we designed a program  focused on reforestation, climate change, desertification, and soil […]

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Oceanic Society Five for 50 episode with RED Travel México

Blue Habits in Baja California Sur Our friends at the Oceanic Society visited us in Baja California Sur in March as part of their Blue Habits Series, celebrating their 50 years of ocean conservation across the world. They came to experience the marine life including whale sharks in La Paz, and gray whales and sea […]

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What makes La Paz such a unique destination for whale shark tourism?

snorkel with a whale shark

The Baja California Peninsula is truly a mecca for nature tourism, boasting seasonal gray whales along the Pacific coast, 5 of the world’s 7 species of sea turtle, and a host of marine and aviary life including the largest creature on the planet, the blue whale. La Paz is the perfect jumping off point for […]

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Espíritu Santo Island – a global treasure

December, 2018 If you haven’t visited Espíritu Santo Island – here’s one more reason you should. In November, the International Union of Concerned Scientists recognized this natural protected area as one of 15 new additions to its green list of best protected sites around the world. The archipelago, just a short boat ride from La Paz, […]

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Gray whales in Magdalena Bay

December 5, 2018 As we head into December that means that the gray whales are on their way back to Magdalena Bay. After making their marathon migration south from the cold waters of the Bering Sea down to the warmer waters of the Baja California peninsula, the whales mate and calve in the protected waters […]

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Expanding our comfort zone

This week RED was invited by Travel Weekly to participate in a webinar for travel agents and outbound operators in North America interested in travel to Mexico. We took the opportunity to talk about Baja California Sur, how there’s a growing trend in nature and adventure travel, a few highlights of the natural attractions, and […]

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