Responsible Whale and Dolphin Watching

Responsible Whale and Dolphin Watching

Watching whales and dolphins in the wild is big business. It’s a US$2.1 billion a year industry available in over 120 countries worldwide, and represents a significant proportion of an ecotourism market that also includes wildlife safaris, diving, and birdwatching tours.

Concerns for many whale and dolphin populations highlight the need for improved standards across the world.

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Earth Changers Founder Vicky named as Ambassador for the #YearOfGreenAction

Earth Changers Founder Vicky named as Ambassador for the #YearOfGreenAction

Defra- The UK’s Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has announced its 11 new ambassadors to champion green action, including Earth Changers’ Founder, Vicky.

I’m thrilled to be invited to represent the initiatiive, attended a kick-off reception in Parliament yesterday for its launch, and am looking forward to raising awareness of the importance of connection with our environment and nature!

Here is the Press release from Defra.

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Greenwashing in Sustainable Tourism & Responsible Travel

Greenwashing in Sustainable Tourism & Responsible Travel

Ok, so the title’s a contradiction in terms. Because if tourism is truly responsible and/or sustainable, then it won’t be greenwashing…

What is greenwashing? Why do organisations do it? What problems does it cause? How do you spot it and what different forms does it take? And what can you do about it?

Here’s the answer to these questions and more.

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