Going solo: more people holidaying alone

Description: More holidaying alone in order to do what they want The number of people taking solo holidays up three-fold since 2011 More people are holidaying alone, according to an industry report published today.The Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) latest ‘Holiday Habits’ report found that the number of people taking solo holidays is up three-fold since 2011.The trend for solo holidays has been growing in recent years with more than one in six people (15%) choosing to go on holiday by themselves in the past 12 months, up from 12% in 2017 and almost three times as many as those in 2011 (6%).The

Cutting global emissions in half by 2030? With new roadmap, it’s possible

A new report says drastically reducing emissions is the only way to stop climate change in time.

Balearic Islands go green

Description: A new set of guidelines tackles key environmental issues from waste and pollution to marine species protection A new set of guidelines tackles key environmental issues from waste and pollution to marine species protectionWalking in the Balearics. Photo: Balearic Islands Tourist BoardThe government of the Balearic Islands – the group of seven islands in the western Mediterranean which includes Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza and Formentera – has established an ambitious set of environmental targets which aim to drastically reduce CO2 emissions on the islands, with

Recent op-ed misses the forest for the trees

A recent op-ed published in Yale Environment 360, missed the mark in its criticisms of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC).

Social media turns tide of ocean protection in Brazil

Brazil recently announced the creation of two marine protected areas totaling 900,000 square kilometers.

Worldwide launch: Experience ‘My Africa’ in virtual reality

Conservation International released its “My Africa” virtual reality project to the world in seven languages.

Remembering conservation visionary Leon Rajaobelina

Conservation International remembers Leon Rajaobelina, longtime head of the Madagascar program.

Best of 2017: 5 questions you’ve wanted to ask about the Paris Agreement

Conservation International answers the questions you might have.

A New Kind of Pest Control, Barn Owl

For the first time, this bird has been put to use as an eco-friendly control of pests in Californian restaurants. As of now, several restaurants have taken up this new invention that is also very cheap. This method has been found to be a better replacement of the use of rodenticides which can be very costly as you have to use the over and over again. Now chefs and restaurant owners have decided to try this new method that is both safe for the rest of the ecosystem and also very cheap. In

Your Green Home: A Guide to Planning a Healthy, Environmentally Friendly New Home (Mother Earth News Wiser Living Series)

More and more homeowners today want houses that are healthy to live in and cause minimal damage to the environment. That’s what green building is all about.Your Green Home is written for homeowners planning a new home—whether you are working with an architect or builder, or serving as your own general contractor. Intended to improve […]

What is Ecotourism?

Conservation Offering market-linked long-term solutions, ecotourism provides effective economic incentives for conserving and enhancing bio-cultural diversity and helps protect the natural and cultural heritage of our beautiful planet. Communities By increasing local capacity building and employment opportunities, ecotourism is an effective vehicle for empowering local communities around the world to fight against poverty and to achieve sustainable development. Interpretation With an emphasis on enriching personal experiences and environmental awareness through interpretation, ecotourism promotes greater understanding and appreciation for nature, local society, and culture.   The

Kick Big Polluters Out to Stop Corporate Capture of COP21

On the heels of a series of reports exposing the extent to which climate policy is …

6.5 Million Americans Drink Water Contaminated With the Chemical Used to Make Non-Stick Pans

When you drink a glass of water, you expect it to be clean and pure, not contaminated with…

Why Are Climate Groups Only Focused on 50% of the Solution?

Your organizations have worked very hard, collectively, to reduce world reliance on carbon-centric oil, gas and coal, but…

Grand Canyon Stretch of the Colorado River Threatened by Mercury Pollution

Even one of America’s most iconic landmarks is not immune from…

The World’s Oceans Are in Peril

These are the sobering conclusions of a wide-ranging study of the Earth’s ecosystems by…

The ‘Great Burning Man Plague of 2015′

It’s being called the “great Burning Man plague of 2015.” And no it’s not…

Two New Major Studies Link Pesticides to Decline of Honeybees

Neonicotinoids have long been blamed for the widespread decline of our pollinators. Now two new studies…

Humans: The Worst Predators on the Planet

“People are becoming increasingly well informed about the scope and implications of hunting large…

30 Whales Have Died Off the Coast of Alaska and No One Knows Why

NOAA officially declared the recent deaths of 30 large whales…

Illegal Dumping of Fracking Wastewater May Be Linked to Radioactivity in PA Creek, Experts Say

Experts say that the radioactive materials may have come from…

Chloe & Theo: A Movie That Will Change the Way You Look at the World

“Chloe & Theo” tells the story of Theo, an Inuit from the Arctic, who travels from “the top of the Earth” to…

President Obama Gives Shell Final Approval to Drill in the Arctic

Yesterday, President Obama said climate change puts Alaska at the “front lines of one of the…