Category: Environmental issues

UNEP launches Green Fins Hub – new worldwide digital platform to encourage sustainable marine tourism

Green Fins Hub will help diving and snorkelling operators worldwide to make simple, cost-efficient changes to their daily practices by utilising tried and tested solutions.

Seeing stars: the astronomical rise of Australian dark-sky tourism

Australia has a relative abundance of astro-tourism destinations, and a growing movement to help protect their darkness.

Tourism is sucking Utah dry. Now it faces a choice – growth or survival?

Booming expansion to meet the demands of thousands of visitors every year is squeezing dwindling water supply.

From littered Bali beaches to sustainable tourism

Villagers in the island of Java set the rules for tourists visiting their area, working with the local government to help protect popular sites.

‘The blue flags are proof’: how Greece cleaned up its act on sewage

Greeks take their seas seriously, with the construction of one of the world’s biggest sewage treatment plants a real game-changer

How to Tread Lightly in Fragile Places

Organizing a responsible visit to sensitive areas like the Galápagos Islands or Antarctica involves research, decoding certifications and possibly a travel adviser.

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