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ESTC Talks - Making Smart Decisions for a Sustainable Future

ESTC Talks - Sydney Allicock, Surama Eco-Tourism

Why we need to rethink wildlife tourism

We do not need to chase animals across the savannah nor witness the crude cabaret of theme parks to connect with nature<p>• STA Travel ends 'unethical' animal trips<p>Does first-hand experience of magnificent wild animals in their natural habitat deepen our connection with nature? Almost definitely. Does …

For many travelers, ecotourism is giving way to ‘altru-tourism’

GARDINER, Maine — Paul Guthrie had spent some previous vacations on a medical mission to Africa and providing relief in Honduras after Hurricane …

Lonely Planet's top 10 eco stays for 2014

We asked Lonely Planet’s authors and travel editors to nominate outstanding eco-friendly hotels and hostels. From the incredible array of green stays around the world, our panel of experts hand-picked 10 of the best. So if you want your next trip to make a positive impact, our round-up of …

Central America

Living with Kenya's Maasai people

In southwestern Kenya, lions, giraffes, zebras and gazelles share the rangelands of the Great Rift Valley with the Maasai people. Many of these warrior-pastoralists continue to keep herds of cattle, sheep, and goats, perform age-old rites of passage, and live off the grid in traditional <i>manyattas</i> – …