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Development Threatens Nearly Half of All Natural World Heritage Sites

Development Threatens Nearly Half of All Natural World Heritage Sites

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 18, 2017 1

The Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System. The Galapagos Islands of Ecuador. Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona. These are just three of the 238 natural and mixed (cultural and natural) sites designated as World

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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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