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2017 - UN Year of Sustainable Tourism
« on: January 04, 2017, 09:13:59 PM »
Did you know the UN has declared 2017 the International Year of Sustainable Tourism?

There's a great little video and more information here:

If you're planning a geography trip or adventure overseas, perhaps this is the year to make an extra effort to make sure it's sustainable, ethical and responsible. Ask to see a copy of your tour operator's Responsible Tourism Policy and think objectively about the real impact of volunteering/project work if you are including it, and who's actually benefiting. 

Sources of information, certification and advice include: