“We cannot hope to create a sustainable culture with any but sustainable souls.”
― Derrick Jensen
Sustainable Travel is the twin sister of responsible tourism. Both are focused on the impact that tourism has on local communities, but sustainable tourism is also concerned with conservation and tourism development’s environmental impact.
Sustainable travel is a way to transform tourism in such a way that negative impacts of tourism can be minimized on long term basis and natural & cultural environments can be protected successfully. Be a conscious traveler- make eco-friendly choices as you travel. Reduce carbon footprints, purchase local or indigenous products, volunteer for conservation trips and protect nature and its resources.
Our guide on the Kinabatangan River in Borneo in Malaysia has been pointing out wildlife at every turn. Crocodiles sulking near the water’s edge. Proboscis monkeys lazing in the top of trees. Hornbills flying overhead. The only thing missing is the elusive pygmy elephant. The elephant’s absence hints at the … Read more Read moreAsia Sustainability
And then there’s the zero-waste lifestyle, which advocates for reducing your personal and household waste as much as possible. Those who practice this way of life say it’s changed them, and many are keen to share their tips and tricks with others. Read moreThe World Eco-tourism Sustainability
If you love traveling and take vacations away from home, you’re not alone. An estimated 1.4 billion people on the planet travel somewhere at least once every year. Unfortunately, the travel industry is partly responsible for the increase in greenhouse gas emissions compared to other sectors. Concerns over climate change … Read more Read moreThe World Eco-tourism Sustainability
Out of view, built into the hill above, rises Arcosanti, a prototype of arcology. Arcology, a concept coined by Soleri himself by combining “architecture” and “ecology,” is the idea that architecture can be in harmony with the landscape. Read moreUnited States Architecture Sustainability
This show illuminates the intersection of the California winegrowing industry and environmental activism. Read moreUnited States Agritourism Sustainability
As if Bali hasn’t been suffering enough with the economic blow of COVID-19, locals are also battling a catastrophic environmental disaster as an abnormal amount of plastic washes up along popular tourist beaches Kuta & Seminyak. Read moreAsia Social Responsibility Sustainability
With the COVID-19 virus attacking our world, looking on the bright side seems like a daunting task. But as with every cloud, a silver lining emerges, and while it may not be visible to all humans, it is crystal clear for our planet. Read moreThe World Sustainability
We all have gifts that we are called to share with the world. Meet Ben Von Wong, a Canadian artist, activist, and photographer best known for his environmental art installations and hyper-realist art style. Ben is focused on amplifying impact with a mission to make ‘impact’ unforgettable. See for yourself … Read more Read moreThe World The Arts Sustainability
We can’t travel at the moment…but it’s OK because we’ll be able to again soon. Right now it’s important that we stay home. While home we can satisfy our wanderlust by traveling virtually. We can enjoy a safari or visit places we’ve only dreamed about –all online. We can also … Read more Read moreThe World Insights Social Responsibility Sustainability