Last Chance Tourism

Vacations and trips to the most threatened and endangered parts of the earth have become known as “last chance tourism” (LCT). Examples include Australia’s rapidly bleaching Great Barrier Reef, the melting ice sheets of Antarctica, and the alternately flood- and drought-ravaged islands of Galapagos and the Maldives. “LCT is a niche tourism market focused on witnessing … More Last Chance Tourism

The Tragic Fall-out of Deforestation

Forests can help us slow climate change by preventing greenhouse gases from warming our planet. But humans are making the forests’ job extremely difficult, if not impossible. Deforestation means fewer trees to collect carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases (GHGs). Deforestation also means that the carbon those trees have been storing is released into the air. … More The Tragic Fall-out of Deforestation