South American ecotourism expert Charles Munn answers readers’ questions

Readers sent oodles of questions to this week’s InterActivist, Charles Munn, leader of the nonprofit Tropical Nature, which promotes ecotourism and conservation in South America. Is traveling to developing countries exploitative? What are the prospects for budget ecolodges? How does one get started working in ecotourism? Munn responds to all these queries and more with answers that’ll have you wanting to pack your bags. And speaking of eco-trips to South America, have you entered Grist‘s Great Peru Giveaway yet?