Eco Tourism to the Galapagos Islands
By Carlos Beate
Tourism is an activity that affects the places where it is developed and is our duty as travelers to be as responsible as possible with the ecosystem and adhere to common sense when it comes to eco tourism.
The Galapagos ecosystem is one of the most fascinating places to be due to the unique experiences that it can offer. From fascinating encounters with wildlife and marine life, observing unique birds that can’t be found anywhere else in the world, the only marine iguanas breathing out salt while resting on a rock, the only penguin that inhabits in the northern part of the equator just swimming next to you.
Galapagos eco tourism transforms experiences that may look impossible at the beginning into daily experiences during your eco tour.
And that is why the Galapagos should be protected, not only by the government, NGO’s, private companies and tour operators. It should be protected by the people who travel there in [...]
Hello! How’s your week been? Over on Instagram this week, for fun, I shared the story of how I got into environmentalism (spoiler: I don’t come from an environmentally progressive family).
Can't Forget Eco Tourism Either
Also, thanks so much for your response to my post on why plastic-free isn’t always the best for the environment. It’s an incredibly complex world we live in, isn’t it?
This week’s links:
1. The absolute best thing I read this week was this: “I work in the environmental movement – I don’t care if you recycle” by one of my favourite people I follow on Twitter – Mary Annaïse Hegler.
When people come to me and confess their green sins, as if I were some sort of eco-nun, I want to tell them they are carrying the guilt of the oil and gas industry’s crimes.
The major crime is the use of so called "fossil fuels" (more bs) and nuclear energy when there's free energy all around us. So why are we destroying our planet? Because of greed and avar [...]