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09

Jun

Could whale-watching replace whaling in Japan?The newly created Japan Whale and Dolphin Watching Council will promote marine mammal eco-tourism, offering a lucrative alternative as Japan loses its taste for hunting wild cetaceans.

Could whale-watching replace whaling in Japan?
The newly created Japan Whale and Dolphin Watching Council will promote marine mammal eco-tourism, offering a lucrative alternative as Japan loses its taste for hunting wild cetaceans.

23

May

10 (almost) deserted islands

17

Mar

Mindful travel: Explore the top 10 ethical destinations for 2014
As you plan your next vacation, know where your money is going and what it will support. That’s the message behind Ethical Traveler’s 10 Best Ethical Destinations report. The report looks at developing countries and considers whether the country is protecting its environment, supporting social welfare and promoting human rights.

24

Oct

While an eco-friendly vacation may bring to mind images of roughing it in the wilderness, there are many resorts that are both green and glamorous, where you can enjoy luxury with a conscience.
10 luxury eco-resorts

09

Aug

Why sharks generate more money alive than deadShark ecotourism currently generates more than $314 million annually, according to a new study.

Why sharks generate more money alive than dead
Shark ecotourism currently generates more than $314 million annually, according to a new study.

02

Aug

7 amazing islands for eco-tourists

29

Apr

Deserts are most unique landscapes on Earth. Arid ecosystems aren’t teeming with wildlife in the same way that jungles or coral reefs are, but these austere areas are captivating nonetheless. In fact, the world’s driest regions are actually some of the best places to enjoy an eco-tourism adventure.
10 unforgettable desert adventures

Deserts are most unique landscapes on Earth. Arid ecosystems aren’t teeming with wildlife in the same way that jungles or coral reefs are, but these austere areas are captivating nonetheless. In fact, the world’s driest regions are actually some of the best places to enjoy an eco-tourism adventure.

10 unforgettable desert adventures

19

Mar

8 vacation spots powered by renewable energy
Going on a trip? Your concern for the planet doesn’t have to take a vacation when you do.

8 vacation spots powered by renewable energy

Going on a trip? Your concern for the planet doesn’t have to take a vacation when you do.

01

Jan

Tasmania is arguably one of the most unusual nature destinations in the entire region of Oceania. A significant fraction of the island is protected as national parkland. Temperate rain forests, mountains, and miles of explorable shoreline add to the eco-tourism allure of this remote-feeling place. Species like the Tasmanian devil, platypus, and Forester kangaroo call Tasmania home, so wildlife seekers will have plenty to see as well.10 overlooked eco-tourism destinations

Tasmania is arguably one of the most unusual nature destinations in the entire region of Oceania. A significant fraction of the island is protected as national parkland. Temperate rain forests, mountains, and miles of explorable shoreline add to the eco-tourism allure of this remote-feeling place. Species like the Tasmanian devil, platypus, and Forester kangaroo call Tasmania home, so wildlife seekers will have plenty to see as well.
10 overlooked eco-tourism destinations

31

Dec

7 amazing islands for eco-tourists