Tag Archives: Community development

Scaling up impact: RED transfers sustainable tourism know-how to micro-enterprises and partner NGOs in Northwest Mexico

RED prides itself as an organization that views challenges, successes and failures as opportunities for learning, evolving and pushing the entire sustainable tourism sector forward in Mexico. Over the last five years we have developed tools and methodology to strengthen micro-enterprises and individuals committed to sustainable tourism. Over the last 18 months, RED has leveraged […]

LUSH Cosmetics – making an impact in Magdalena Bay

At RED, we work to create life changing experiences for people from all walks of life. If you have traveled with RED, you became immersed in the natural wonders of our corner of Mexico.  

One Turtle Saved

Fifteen years ago the hawksbill sea turtle in my hands would have been hog-tied, whisked hundreds of miles, slaughtered and carved into trinkets. Today, it swam free. On Baja’s Pacific coast, an adult male hawksbill sea turtle found its way into a fisherman’s net.

…until you’ve walked a mile in his shoes, on the wrong feet

For the individual working in grassroots conservation or community development, there is a familiar situation, in which an unlikely collection of individuals rally together around a shared objective, whether an issue affecting their community, an endangered species, or an economic goal. A sense of shared purpose is often enough to carry the group forward, in […]

Next adventure – time travel to Las Animas

A couple weeks ago we (RED Sustainable Travel) played a small role in organizing an event in the Sierra la Giganta, in the community of Las Ánimas. The community held the event to show the outside world – press, municipal, state and federal government agencies, NGO partners and academics, as well as representatives from other […]