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Ecotourism

As the name implies these are adventures having to do with sustainable and environmentally-friendly tourism. This may seem obvious now, but when we first starting publishing stories, eco-tourism (or ecotourism) didn’t exist. We simply called it “environmentalism” or environmentally-friendly adventures. Times have changed!

One of my favorite books as a kid was Kon-Tiki. Here's an interesting adventure that I've been following. Plastiki, a boat made of 12,000 plastic bottles nears end of Pacific voyage.
Tex recounts his adventures at Burning Man, an annual festival in the burning Black Rock Desert of Nevada.
Julia Butterfly Hill climbed 180 feet (18 stories) up a thousand-year-old redwood tree to protest the clear-cutting of this endangered ecosystem and didn't come down for two years.
In 1969 a Harvard law student named Denis Hayes dropped out of school to organize the very first Earth Day on April 22, 1970. That historic day involving twenty million people led to the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency and more.
Follow Hasnain's adventure to clean the land, water and air pollution of his beloved country, India.
Dr. Lillian Larson: "I travel in order to enrich my life and the life of others. I feel that I can help bring remote parts of the world a little closer together."