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Costa Rica & the Birth of Ecotourism

Costa Rica & the Birth of Ecotourism

Peter Davis Krahenbuhl August 3, 2015 0

Some would argue that Costa Rica, which encompasses one of the most beautiful and biologically diverse regions on Earth, leads the world in ecotourism. Others would go so far as to suggest that it

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Ecotourism: Here’s the Story on Sustainable Travel

Ecotourism: Here’s the Story on Sustainable Travel

Natural Habitat Adventures June 15, 2015 0

This is a guest post by Anne-Marie Pritchett, a freelance writer, storyteller and idea girl who has lived in six states and two countries. She has a great passion for sustainability and dancing in

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How Travel Can Promote Conservation

How Travel Can Promote Conservation

WWF April 16, 2014 0

By Jim Sano, VP Travel, Tourism and Conservation, WWF-US This article was originally published in the January 2014 edition of WWF’s Global Arctic Program quarterly newsletter. I’m often asked by WWF colleagues whether we

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Celebrate Earth Hour on March 29th: 60 Minutes For the Planet

Celebrate Earth Hour on March 29th: 60 Minutes For the Planet

Ami Jones March 28, 2014 0

Earth Hour, organized by World Wildlife Fund, was inaugurated in Sydney, Australia in 2007. The hour is a globalized movement uniting people to protect the planet and is symbolized by the one-hour lights off

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Beyond Sustainable

Beyond Sustainable

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 27, 2011 4

As someone committed to going on nature adventures, you most likely try to make the least negative impact on the world that you possibly can when you travel. You choose carbon-neutral companies, try to

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Best Way to See the Galapagos? Gently and Up Close

Best Way to See the Galapagos? Gently and Up Close

Wendy Redal August 30, 2010 2

It’s a quandary that often faces travelers to ecologically fragile destinations: tourism can do wonders to raise awareness about the importance of conservation, yet  visitors may question whether their very presence is contributing to

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