Papua Diving plans to be the first resort in the divers' paradise of Raja Ampat to be 100 per cent powered by renewable energy, and wants to be a role model for local communities to protect the world’s most biodiverse coral reefs.
Overcrowding, garbage, water pollution —these are just some of the environmental issues facing Boracay, the Philippines' top tourist destination. Local experts share their ideas for how to save the ailing tourist hotspot, which is paying the price of its success.
Sebastian Jacobitz –
Nothing completes a trip to Thailand like an elephant ride—not. Proven harmful to elephant health, such wildlife attractions are waning in popularity. Fortunately, there are kinder ways to interact with animals while on holiday.
Morgan Simon –
If you're an impact investor, how can you make sure that your funding is going to those who need it? Candide Group's Morgan Simon recommends learning from activists: communicate, be purposeful and never settle.
Tourism can be a water-guzzling business, with out-of-towners consuming up to 40 per cent of a locality's water. University of Huddersfield's Brendan Canavan explains why you should leave your worries, not your good toilet habits, at home when travelling.
Medilyn Manibo –
The Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay is looking to build a sustainable marine community that relies on tidal power for low carbon electricity, food security from aquaculture, and eco-tourism for their livelihood. Watch the video here.