Wildlife Conservation at Four Seasons
Ginger likes to spend summers on the sunny beaches of Nevis. In the fall, instead of jetting back to a home in the north, she dives down beneath the waters of Montserrat, to the south-east. As a metre-long hawksbill turtle, Ginger spends 90 per cent of her life underwater. We know this because her movements have been tracked since 2007 when she was tagged as part of the Eastern Caribbean Hawksbill Tracking and Conservation Project.
Many first-time visitors to Thailand are shocked to see elephants and their owners begging on the busy streets of Bangkok. Elephants are very expensive to keep and their handlers – known as mahouts – often take them from the jungle into urban centres to beg for money from tourists.
Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo is on a mission to provide textbooks for every student in its community. The Resort launched Books for All (Libros Para Todos) and guests and employees have been generously donating funds.
Staff from The Regent Singapore, A Four Seasons Hotel are quite accustomed to beautifying things so it’s no surprise that they jumped on board to help revitalize the Alexandra Canal.
For Executive Chef Robert Gerstenecker, the sky is the limit – literally. In 2009, he converted the fifth floor terrace at Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta into a garden oasis for local produce and herbs.
When it comes to being photographed, manta rays in the Maldives may rival some of Hollywood’s favourite celebrities.
It’s not uncommon to find exotic tropical fish beside the goldfish at pet stores across the globe. In fact, the environmental consulting agency, Seamarc estimates there are as many as two million people worldwide keeping ornamental fish in public and private aquariums; approximately 98% of which are harvested from the ocean.
When weather phenomenon El Nino swept across the pacific in 1998, it triggered more than unpredictable weather.
It’s difficult to understand how the largest fish in the world can swim under the radar, but there is still much to learn about the whale shark. Marine biologists at Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru are working with scientists to change that.