Ecotourism

As the name implies these are adventures having to do with sustainable and environmentally-friendly tourism. This may seem obvious now, but when we first starting publishing stories, eco-tourism (or ecotourism) didn’t exist. We simply called it “environmentalism” or environmentally-friendly adventures. Times have changed!

Plastiki

One of my favorite books as a kid was Kon-Tiki.Here’s an interesting adventure that I’ve been following. Plastiki, a boat made of 12,000 plastic bottles nears end of Pacific voyage.

Burning Man terra wind sculpture

Burning Man

By Tex Dworkin I saw my first glimpse of Burning Man 2000 from a tiny plane. The ride was bumpy and while my travel mates

Julia Hill and Luna the redwood tree

The Legacy of Julia Hill

“Yes, One Person Can Make a Difference. But it’s Going to Take All of Us.” In December of 1997, Julia Butterfly Hill climbed 180 feet

Denis Hayes in a cowboy hat

No, You Didn’t Miss Earth Day…

…Because Earth Day is Every Day By Betsy Rosenberg In 1969 a Harvard law student named Denis Hayes dropped out of school to organize the

Map of India

India Enters the Pollution Age

by Hasnain Ziuaddin Indian Correspondent I am a 14-year-old kid with an interest in writing articles about present lifestyles. I also have a vast imagination.

Dr Lillian Larson sitting with villagers in Indonesia

Getting an Education During Summer Vacation

Dr. Lillian Larson: “I travel in order to enrich my life and the life of others. I feel that I can help bring remote parts of the world a little closer together.”

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