Category: Water

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.

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.

‘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

Campervan conflict? Not in Tiree

The surge in campervan holidays in Scotland has had a negative impact on local communities. Now, a Hebridean island has found a sustainable solution.

What is ‘greenwashing’ and how can we avoid it while travelling?

It’s a wonderful thing that so many people are finally talking about travel being a force for good. The challenge now, though, is how do we really know who’s walking the talk?

Portugal creates Europe’s largest Marine Reserve

The new reserve protects 2,677 square kilometres around the Selvagens Islands, an archipelago in the North Atlantic. Marine ecosystems face three major threats: fishing, pollution, and the climate crisis. Protecting them against the first goes a long way towards helping them survive the second two.

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