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Part 1: Before you go....

This week we will be bringing you a three part series of how to travel animal friendly before, during and after your fantastic summer holiday! You can protect animals on your holidays simply by being… 352 more words


Ethical Tourism and Hindsight

“Ethical tourism has evolved as a term when one considers travelling to, or developing tourism in a destination where ethical issues are the key driver, e.g. 940 more words


Want to Ride an Elephant?

The demand for wildlife entertainment attractions has been growing globally. One of the main attractions in Thailand is seeing elephants up close and personal. This is rightly so- they’re amazing creatures! 244 more words


Back to the Basics: Facts about Wildlife Tourism

Today, we are answering the

What is ‘wildlife tourism’?

In its simplest terms, wildlife tourism is based on encounters with non-domesticated (non-human) animals. These encounters can occur in either the animals’ natural environment or in captivity. 323 more words

Cruelty Free

In Pursuit of Ethical Travel

Four years ago while I was road tripping down the east coast of Australia in a purple station wagon with my best friend while on a break between our working holiday visa jobs, I found a posting online for… 1,195 more words

Ryan Around The World

When an ethical boycott backfires - in pictures

Tourists used to flock to see the legendary ‘long-neck’, or ‘giraffe’ women in northern Thailand. Now, amid campaigns to ‘Stop the Human Zoo’, the steady stream of visitors has dried up. 426 more words


When an ethical boycott backfires

As published with Democratic Voice of Burma. View original here

Propped up by a set of brass coils encircling her neck, Mapaung’s head turns stiffly to survey the deserted village of Kayan Tharyar. 1,320 more words