Agro-tourism in North Macedonia


The Swiss development project 'Nature Conservation Programme (NCP)' focuses on agro-tourism, which creates new sources of income for the local population. A first training connects stakeholders and should create the basis for a series of implementation projects.

What is not yet clear: A few weeks after the project kick-off, large parts of the area burn down in terrible summer fires.


Climate tracks: Can mass tourism protect the climate?


From June 1 to July 12, 2021, a colorful group will hike from Graubünden to Geneva on climate trails. They will visit the traces of climate change, discuss but also visit margins that show what can be done for the climate.

Here Christian discusses with the doyen of CH winter tourism, Reto Gurtner / Weisse Arena Group about the question if and how mass tourism like in Laax can implement climate protection.

Product Tajikistan

The world in a Nutshell


Due to Corona, the excursion to Morocco is cancelled. As a substitute, the students work together with partner agencies of Weltweitwandern from 13 countries on creative tourism products that do not require a trip, but convey culture and typical features of the country.

Nature Conservation Academy Styria

Christian moderates the Nature Conservation Update of the Nature Conservation Academy Styria corona-conditioned as a three-part virtual meeting. In the dialogue news are exchanged between the protected area administrations and the Styrian Nature Conservation Department of the provincial government.

Model of the ‘Alpine Caretaker’

Model of the ‘Alpine Caretaker’


Christian Baumgartner can contribute to the conference "Outdoor tourism with a long-distance view. Between climate change, sustainability and crisis management". He introduces the model of the ‘Alpine Caretaker’ to increase sustainability in alpine tourism.

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