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Durshet – Call of the Wild

The Sahyadris, also called the Great Escarpment of India, are home to many popular hill stations like Matheran, Lonavla, Khandala, Panchgani. As its name suggests, the mountain range has bestowed its benevolence aplenty in the form of varied landscape, thousands of species of plants and animals which are otherwise rare and uncommon. 840 more words

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Insular travel: why I don't like resorts

Our time in Sri Lanka has come to a close already. I type this from my kitchen table, wrapped in Singaporean humidity, half a world away from that other little island. 429 more words

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TBEX Dolphin Tours Cancelled In Cancun.

The boycott of TBEX because of its support and promotion of dolphin tours and excursions in Cancun has had a resounding success, with Cancun pulling any dolphin experience as part of any pre or post TBEX experience! 1,231 more words

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Did you know that today is World Elephant Day – 12th of August!

I adore elephants, I was charged by one in Zimbabwe many years ago whilst on a walking safari and since I’ve  lived to tell the tale, I have made them my lucky charm. 274 more words

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How To Make Your Gap Year Responsible, Ethical And Sustainable.

Ethical and sustainable tourism has become a big issue in the tourism and gap year industries in recent years, and this trend will only continue… 1,749 more words

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Let's Envision an Indigenous World Travel Market #IndigenousDay

I appreciated listening to the views of Ron Mader and Ethan Gelber discussing media coverage of indigenous tourism.  It’s exciting that Planeta.com hosts many indigenous tourism events online.   60 more words

Wildlife Tourism Ethics And Practices Debate, A Response To TBEX.

A few nights ago I took part in an online Google hangout with a number of other speakers to debate the ethics and practices of captive marine animals and wildlife tourism. 2,894 more words

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