eco-tourism

RAN: Texas Rio Grande Valley Under Threat from Natural Gas

According to Rainforest Action Network, liquefied natural gas terminals proposed in southern Texas cities such as Brownsville pose a long-term threat to both…

Go Off the Beaten Path: How to Make Local Tourism a Win-Win Situation

Many people are looking to have a more meaningful, positive impact on the places they visit — whether by volunteering their time, collecting…

Ecotourism in Maine: Dive-In Theater Wows Audiences With Sea Creatures

Since childhood, Ed Monat was fascinated by the ocean and all things underwater. He now channels this passion to put on a delightful…

Water Security Projects in Colombia Help Protect 10 Percent of the Earth’s Species

The environmental NGO Rare estimates that Colombia hosts approximately 10 percent of the world’s biodiversity. But water scarcity is an ongoing threat, so…

3 Travel Companies Turning Sustainability From A Cost Center to a Profit Generator

For many, travel is an industry in which excessive consumption on both a personal and ecological level is seen as integral to the…

3p Weekend: Packaged Vacation Done Right

Many of us don't have the time to plan out trip itineraries on our own, and hopping from hostel to hostel with kids…

3p Weekend: Bookmark These 7 Eco-Tourism Destinations

Have a case of wanderlust? Bookmark these seven eco-tourism hotspots, and keep them in mind when you finally cash in those vacation days.

10 Reasons to Travel the World – While in High School

Most people don’t think of world travel as a way to help to solve the world’s conflicts. But being a citizen diplomat is…

(Re)Defining Sustainable Travel with Certified B Corps

For the travel industry, the balance between promoting a natural resource and contributing to over-utilization is a difficult chord to strike. Certified B…

A Ride on Carnival’s New Social Impact Cruise Line

Carnival just launched a social-impact cruise line that carries vacationing volunteers to work with social enterprises, nonprofits and communities in the Dominican Republic.…

Hilarious ‘Barbie Savior’ Instagram Highlights the Dark Side of Voluntourism

A hilarious Instagram account called Barbie Savior has gone viral, with depictions of the Mattel beauty that mock those who have put helping…

From Masai Runaway to Eco-Entrepreneur

Peniel Laizer began his social enterprise while still working for someone else. After three years of work, fueled by a mission to promote…
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