Special Departure Hosted by Nat Geo Explorers Carmen Chavez and Dr. Kenneth Feeley

On the horizon awaits an extraordinary opportunity to delve into the heart of the Amazon rainforest with two esteemed National Geographic Explorers, Carmen Chavez and Dr. Kenneth Feeley, aboard the luxurious Delfin Amazon Cruises. This exclusive departure, scheduled for July 27, 2024, promises an immersive journey unlike any other, where guests will not only witness the wonders of the jungle but also engage with renowned experts dedicated to conservation and research.


Meet Carmen Chavez: A Trailblazer in Tropical Biology and Conservation 

Carmen Chavez’s passion for the Amazon spans over two decades, during which she has spearheaded groundbreaking initiatives aimed at preserving this ecological treasure. As a tropical biologist, conservationist, and National Geographic Explorer, Chavez has dedicated her career to understanding and protecting the rich biodiversity of the rainforest.

During the 4-day, 3-night program aboard the Delfin, guests will have the unique opportunity to interact with Chavez at their leisure. Through captivating lectures and discussions, Chavez will share insights from her diverse research projects, ranging from studying insects to her latest endeavor focusing on rainforest mammals. Guests will delve into the fascinating world of camera trapping and discover the secrets of elusive species such as the jaguarundi and the short-eared dog.

Moreover, Chavez will highlight the importance of studying animal species and their natural behaviors, emphasizing how this knowledge extends beyond scientific research to benefit local communities. Guests will learn how they can actively contribute to conservation efforts by becoming “Citizen Scientists,” harnessing the power of technology and data analysis to protect the Amazon from anywhere in the world.

Join Dr. Kenneth Feeley: A Leading Voice in Tropical Ecology and Climate Change

Dr. Kenneth J. Feeley, renowned for his expertise in tropical ecology and climate change, will also be on board to enrich the journey with his profound insights. As the Smathers Professor of Tropical Ecology at the University of Miami, Feeley has dedicated his career to studying the impacts of climate change on tropical forests worldwide.

During his presentation, Dr. Feeley will illuminate the inevitable realities of climate change and deforestation, exploring how species migrations may offer a lifeline for tropical tree species facing extinction. Guests will have the opportunity to engage with Dr. Feeley informally, delving into topics such as sustainable practices and individual actions to support rainforest conservation.

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A Journey Beyond Exploration: Empowering Conservation and Community

This special departure is not merely a voyage through the Amazon; it’s a call to action. Through education, engagement, and collaboration, guests will be empowered to make a tangible difference in the preservation of one of the world’s most vital ecosystems.

Join us on July 27, 2024, aboard the Delfin Amazon Cruises for an unforgettable journey that transcends exploration and embraces a shared commitment to conservation.

Are you ready to embark on this extraordinary adventure? Reserve your spot today and become part of a transformative experience that will leave a lasting impact on both the Amazon and your own life.