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Latest news and insights from various sources relating to UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Honghe Hani Rice Terraces in Yunnan Province, China.. Credit: By Jialiang Gao, www.peace-on-earth.org – Original Photograph via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 3.0.
What do all these ideas have in common—a tax on carbon, big investments in renewable energy, a livable minimum wage, and freely accessible healthcare? The answer is that we need all of them, but even taken together they’re utterly insufficient to redirect humanity away from impending catastrophe and toward a truly flourishing future.
ITP – the International Tourism Partnership – has recruited a new director who will step into the position from June. Madhu Rajesh has been appointed and will follow on from Fran Hughes as director.
The second edition of the World SummitDestinations for All will take place in Brussels, October 1-2, 2018, under the auspices of Kéroul and CAWaB. The aim of the event is to give concrete expression to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Recommendations on Accessible Tourism.
Most people’s experience of World Heritage is now a digital one. Whether it’s on social media, an official website, Wikipedia or a simple Google search, this shift in “visitation” means many people who engage with World Heritage will never physically travel to the actual site.
ITP released the Water Stewardship Report
A new report from ITP – the International Tourism Partnership – highlights the six steps hotels and hotel groups need to take to embed water stewardship throughout their property and portfolio.
So often it happens completely innocently, unknowingly, unintentionally.
An item catches your eye – a unique memento of a place visited, the perfect keepsake to take home as an enduring reminder of a magical time of travel.
Turtle hatcheries around the world that claim to be focused on doing good may actually be more interested in cashing in on gullible tourists than helping animals. And in some cases, the hatcheries may actually be harming turtles.
A new type of insurance to protect coral reefs introduced at the 2018 World Ocean Summit in Mexico earlier this month has raised hope once again for the survival of coral reefs devastated by hurricanes and bleaching due to climate change.