Press Briefs

  Travel Responsibly
Sustainable travel is about making simple choices to lessen your negative impact on a given destination. Individually, each one of these choices makes only a small difference. But collectively, these little things can have a huge impact. How we travel, what we carry, what we eat and drink, what we do at our destination, what we buy, and what we leave behind, can all change the impact we have. Respecting our world and all that makes us different and unique will enhance your travel experience. Continue reading >


  Biodiversity and Sustainable Tourism: The Pillar of Island Economies
Island nations are often globally renowned for their unique and diverse cultural and natural heritages. Despite these rich assets, island ecosystems are “among the most threatened in the world”, due to their small size, isolation and fragility. Eighty per cent of known species extinctions have occurred on islands. They are also on the frontline of global changes. From ongoing impacts of climate change and resource depletion to invasive species, urban growth, exploitation of natural resources and food pressures, islands are classified among the most vulnerable nations by the international community. Continue reading >


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  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme