PROT EC T I O N O F N AT UR A L HER ITAGE: HABITATS RE STORE D
Through its associated nonprofit, the Tetiaroa Society, The Brando has worked with local and government stakeholders to develop a conservation and sustainable use plan for Tetiaroa, a coral atoll once considered sacred to Tahitian royalty and now home to the lodge. This effort includes initiatives to replenish fish and crustacean species in the Tetiaroa Lagoon and to restore the coral reef surrounding the atoll.
SUKAU RAINFOREST LODGE MALAYSIAN BORNEO
To support local farmers as well as protect endangered pygmy elephants, Sukau Rainforest Lodge launched an innovative beekeeping project to mitigate human-wildlife conflicts. The honey produced by the Bee Fences project provides an additional food resource for local communities while protecting their cultivated fields from hungry elephants, who instinctively avoid areas with heavy concentrations of bees.
N AT I O N A L G EO G R A P HIC U N IQU E LOD GES OF THE WORLD