Wildlife adventures can do wonders for conservation—but the wrong tours put animals at risk. Here’s how to find a responsible outfitter so your trip can help protect the creatures you’ve come to see.
At 1.1 million acres, the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is one of the largest and most popular backcountry destinations in the U.S. and a longtime proving ground for adventurers. But now the region is facing the threat of sulfide-ore copper mining. Stephanie Pearson paddles into the wild.
Carbon offsets are confusing, and many people wonder how—or if—they even work. Hoping to find a more guilt-free way to travel, frequent flier Tim Neville heads to the ranchlands of Montana to see what an offset looks like on the ground. Hint: it involves cows.
These experiences will help you connect to the land while respecting the indigenous cultures that have long inhabited it
Parts of the state have been overrun by tourists for years. When COVID-19 hit, the islands got a much needed pause. Will it change the future of tourism there for good?
Vanlife might seem like the most eco-friendly living option, but in reality, my gas-guzzler is hurting the environment more than I would in a small, nonmobile home
Yes, you should fly less, but it's complicated. Here's a guide to when you should take a plane, when you shouldn't, and how to be a more conscious traveler.
Slow travel is popular in Europe and catching on in the U.S. It's not a bad way to ease your climate (and possibly flight) anxiety.
There have been countless reports denouncing travel in the fight against climate change. This environmentalist thinks you should consider the bigger picture.
Australia's Uluru has closed for climbing. That sheds light on other bucket-list destinations you could be doing better.
Some of the places most sought after by recreationists are also culturally, spiritually or economically vital to tribes. We need to honor that.
The stunning destination of Sedona, Arizona is feeling the squeeze, along with many other iconic destinations worldwide. A new film called ‘The Last Tourist’ offers up ways we can fix the travel glut.
The once idyllic coastal area of California has been besieged by tourists, and residents worry that lasting environmental damage is being done. But how can you tell visitors not to come when tourism supports so many? One local, Josh Marcus, looks for solutions.