Ethical Travel: Latest Articles

Tourist visits to this fragile ecosystem could soon reach more than a quarter of a million per year. Is it possible for your trip-of-a-lifetime to do more good than harm?
In honour of Earth Day, we ask the experts how to become a green traveller.
Rethinking Thailand’s sex tourism industry.
G Adventures’ fearless leader talks to Verge about his new business book, Looptail.
Faced with insurmountable poverty, there's little that many Nepalis can do to elevate themselves. Against the odds, Vishu Sijali is trying to change that.
After 15 years, Aung San Suu Kyi’s call for a tourism boycott has been lifted. But debate around travelling in Burma remains relevant.
As volunteering overseas takes off, growing pains lead to new challenges for the field and for volunteers.
Today is national coffee day! While you sip your decaf, non-fat soy latte, think about the fact that over 80 percent of Canadians drink coffee regularly, according to the Coffee Association of Canada, and in 2008 sales of coffee amounted to 16 percent of non-alcoholic beverage sales in Canada. So this just leaves the question: do you know where your coffee comes from?
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