If you haven’t heard the term “eco-travel” yet… well now you have. Eco-travel and environmentally friendly travel is about traveling in ways that conserve the natural environment, promoting education, and providing resources to sustain local communities, and natural systems. With a little bit of preparation and mindfulness, you can plan your next vacation or adventure in a way that supports and protects our wildlife, people, and big Mama herself – Earth.Learn more : http://wildark.com/study-the-wild/
ECO TRAVEL ABROAD
If globetrotting is your cup of fair trade, organic green tea there are a handful of countries that promote eco-friendly travel – Uraguay, Somoa,
Chile, Austria and New Zealand just to name a few.
One country that seems to be often overlooked in terms of travel or vacation destinations is Iceland. It also happens to be considered the world’s top eco-friendly destination. In spite of its name, Iceland is the home of some of the most breathtaking scenery, wildlife and natural wonders on the globe. Over the years, Iceland has led the world in adopting green energy policies. Using geothermal and hydrogen as their main energy resource, they have made remarkable strides in cutting greenhouse emissions. There thorough support of eco-fuel, combined with more people choosing to recycle are just a few more reasons to support and travel to this eco-friendly country.Learn more : http://www.huffingtonpost.com.au/2016/10/29/david-pocock-will-spend-his-sabbatical-saving-the-world/
PUTTING ON THE ECO-RITZ
Eco-travel isn’t synonymous with “roughing it.” You might be surprised to find out that there are a number of luxury hotels around the world that specialize in sustainability and green energy. Here are three great eco-friendly hotels you can check out.
1. Park Hyatt Maldives, Hadahaa – These guys are all about protecting the seabed and surrounding reefs.
2. The Scarlett, Cornwall, UK – They use all sustainable materials, green energy and before construction, they relocated any inhabiting wildlife.
3. Ananda, Himalayas – The use of biodegradable materials and recycled water and minimal impact to surrounding forests makes this a perfect eco-friendly getaway.
Wild Ark is one such organization. Put together to secure and protect parts of identified green belts around the world, Wild Ark was created by a group of passionate and like-minded conservationists who’s mission is to ensure that our planet is protected for future generations to come.
Over at their website wildark.com, they have a travel tab which allows you to pick from assorted travel destinations, packages and eco-friendly experiences from across the world. The really cool thing is that each visit “contributes to the protection and sustainability of that particular ecosystem, ensuring you do good while you travel.” – In Wild Ark’s own words.
So if you’re looking for a rugged, wild adventure, a posh, clean-conscience experience, or to travel the globe while supporting the betterment of our planet – why not try some eco-friendly destinations. Happy, heart-centered travels!Learn more : http://wildark.com/our-story/