This is a frequent question we get. And can we trust that these carbon offsetting mechanisms and projects do work and are not only an easy alibi ? is often asked as well. LT&C is not only caring for specific forms of conservation-supporting tourism. We also want to encourage travellers to care for the climate. We therefore would like to see our members at least to be well informed about ways to reduce personal climate footprints, if not actively engaged in reducing own carbon emissions. Why it should be a minimum effort of travellers to invest in offsetting projects is explained in the UN-Handbook for Climate Neutrality. A short version combined with a specific offer for our members we get here from our member, the South Pole Group, who is a world leader in this field, trusted e.g. by UN-organisations and WWF (read also: What is Carbon Offsetting and How Does It Work): Continue reading “How to compensate your climate footprints of this year travel ?”
Go to the website of Green Destinations and find all the information you need to apply for participating in the Sustainable Destinations Global Top 100 competition 2018. This should be in particular appealing to our members (penguins), which have described or are involved in an LT&C-Example. Both in 2016 and 2017 several LT&C-Examples made it to the Top 100. It is an extra opportunity to make your great case visible to a global audience. Others should learn from your experience and should participate in the competition of being the world’s best examples of sustainable tourism.
“Let’s make Europe even wilder together!” is the motto of Simon Collier representing the European Safari Company. They support and connect locally based partners with unique experiences to the traveler. The European Safari Company hand picks untouched nature based experiences. Simon believes every trip you take has a direct impact on the area, the conservation efforts and the people that you meet. From this experience he draws a line in the following interview with Peter Prokosch to the mission of Linking Tourism & Conservation: Continue reading “WHAT IF YOU COULD MAKE EUROPE A WILDER PLACE BY GOING ON A HOLIDAY? – Interview with Simon Collier”