#Tourism

  • Article: Britain to Consider Environmental Cost of Mass Tourism
    Environment

    Britain to Consider Environmental Cost of Mass Tourism

    July 18, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "It's easy to forget about the environmental impact our holidays are having." Read more

  • Article: Tanzania Bans Tourists From Bringing Plastic Bags Into the Country
    Environment

    Tanzania Bans Tourists From Bringing Plastic Bags Into the Country

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Pia Gralki|May 16, 2019

    The effort to eliminate plastic bags is becoming unstoppable. Read more

  • Article: Uganda Promotes ‘Curvy Women’ as Tourist Attraction, Sparks Outrage
    Girls & Women

    Uganda Promotes ‘Curvy Women’ as Tourist Attraction, Sparks Outrage

    By Leah Rodriguez  and  Gaëlle Langué|Feb. 7, 2019

    “They are objectifying us and reducing women to nothing.” Read more

  • Article: Luxury Safaris Are Expelling This Indigenous Group From Their Ancient Lands in the Serengeti
    Citizenship

    Luxury Safaris Are Expelling This Indigenous Group From Their Ancient Lands in the Serengeti

    By Joe McCarthy|May 15, 2018

    In 2017, thousands of Maasai homes were burned. Read more

  • Article: The Philippines Is Shutting Down This Resort Island Because of Water Pollution
    Environment

    The Philippines Is Shutting Down This Resort Island Because of Water Pollution

    By Daniele Selby  and  Jana Sepehr|April 5, 2018

    President Duterte has likened Boracay, once famous for its pristine waters, to a “cesspool.” Read more

  • Article: This Hotel Chain Is Giving Out Sunscreen That Protects Coral Reefs
    Environment

    This Hotel Chain Is Giving Out Sunscreen That Protects Coral Reefs

    By Joe McCarthy|April 4, 2018

    Normal sunscreen is highly toxic to coral. Read more

  • Article: Tourists Visiting South Africa Will Be Asked to Restrict Water Use, Too
    Water & Sanitation

    Tourists Visiting South Africa Will Be Asked to Restrict Water Use, Too

    Feb. 21, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "Even if it rains tomorrow, we can never go back to the old way of consuming water" Read more

  • Article: Florida Receives Exemption From Offshore Drilling. Now Other States Want in.
    Environment

    Florida Receives Exemption From Offshore Drilling. Now Other States Want in.

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 11, 2018

    “The thing about selling these leases is you lock yourself into decades of carbon pollution.” Read more