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“Sail to the COP”: Boating From Amsterdam to Chile on a Mission to Change the Future of Travel

One group of ambitious European travellers want to set an example to all of the world leaders heading to the UN's Climate Change conference in Chile in December 2019 - by turning their back on the aeroplane and taking a two-month boat trip instead.

This Tree-Planting Booking Platform Wants to Take the Stress Out of Organising an Eco-Friendly Holiday

Want to book a holiday where sustainability is more than just an optional extra? Bookitgreen promises to make booking an eco-friendly trip a breeze.

TeachSurfing: Share Your Knowledge While You Travel

Want to do good while you're on holiday, and give something back to the country you're visiting? The online platform TeachSurfing makes it easy, by getting organisations in contact with travellers who want to help.

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Tips for Sustainable Travel

We go on holidays for pleasure, to discover new horizons, to relax, to meet people and to learn about different cultures. Most of the time, we are not aware that the holiday choices we make can have an impact on our destination and on the people that live there. We are often equally unaware of the implications our travel has on global environmental issues, especially climate change.

Don’t Buy Bad Souvenirs

You're on your holidays, you're in the souvenir shop, and boy does "that" look nice. It’s so unusual, it would make a great talking point when you get home. But is it made from the skin, fur, bone, shell, beak or hooves of an endangered species?