TOURISM

greenhouse gasses

Tourism Accounts for 8 Percent of Humanity’s Carbon Footprint

The study says more affluent travelers mean higher emissions.
Rachael Lallensack
5.7.18
living with jaguars

Ecotourism in Costa Rica Is Putting Wildlife at Risk

Ecotourism has been a positive force in some ways, but native species like the jaguar, sloth, and howler monkey are losing ground to development.
Tracey Lindeman
4.6.18
postcards from the totality

I Spoke to Eclipse Enthusiasts Who Road Tripped to the Path of Totality

"It’s just the idea of seeing something that primal."
Caroline Haskins
8.21.17
Extinction Tourism

Tourists Are Flocking to Iceland to See the Glaciers Before They’re Gone

Climate change is fuelling a tourism boom.
Lisa Cumming
4.30.17
iceberg right ahead

Monster Icebergs Crowding Canada’s Coast Are Likely Harbingers of Climate Change

They're a beautiful sight, and a looming reminder of our changing planet.
Bryson Masse
4.19.17
Zika

‘Six Months Of Hell’: Zika Is Hitting Some Travellers Harder Than Expected

A new study finds that a group of Canadian travellers experienced severe complications more often than anticipated.
Kate Lunau
3.6.17
Moon Mission

SpaceX Says It Will Send Two Extremely Wealthy People Around the Moon Next Year

There’s some skepticism out there about whether this will happen.
Bryson Masse
2.27.17
NEW YORK CITY

How Saks Fifth Avenue Blended Tech Into Its Holiday Light Show

A little old mixes well with the new.
Kevin Wong
12.23.16
Science

Fidel Castro: Tyrant, Revolutionary, and Environmental Crusader

Cuba's late-president, Fidel Castro, has been called many things, but "environmentalist" could be one of them.
Sarah Emerson
11.30.16
environment

25 African Countries Vow to Protect the Environment From Tourism

Tourism is both an economic boost and a threat to Africa’s environment.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
11.17.16
africa

Elephant Poaching Is Costing African Countries $25 Million Every Year

Tourists can't pay to see elephants if there are no elephants left.
Grennan Milliken
11.2.16
Travel

Of Murder Houses and Hell Gardens: A Top-Ten List for the Morbid Traveler

Travel broadens the mind...and can also scare it silly.
Becky Ferreira
10.26.16
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