Is there a more abused word in the travel writer’s lexicon than “escape”? But it really does describe a Belizean vacation. Belcampo: Room 1 and the room of your dreams. The Central American country has all the makings for a timeout from reality, including multiple ecosystems to explore (swampy planes,…

There are few species more in need of a helping hand than the sea turtle: All seven species are on threatened or endangered lists. And thanks to the turtles’ penchant for secluded, sandy beaches, altruists planning volunteer trips have exotic vacations in store—bonus! Most volunteer work involves working at a…

I want to ride an elephant, but I also want to ensure the animals are cared for well. Where should I go?

Hey, why shouldn't sweet holiday swag help save the planet? Here are 5 gifts that give back.

A clean, green, LEED-certified hostel in south Chattanooga where athletes of all stripes feel at home.

I’m headed to Hawaii, but lying on the beach is not my thing. What hikes would you recommend?

Using source-to-sea boat trips and an ultramarathon, Rivers for Change is trying to cast rivers as arteries, not just playgrounds

Tomorrow, on World Water Day, a new start-up is launching a program that aims to raise $1 billion to improve clean water infrastructure by convincing resorts around the world to stop importing plastic bottles

The first of a new Adventure Ethics feature wherein we profile those whose work places them at the intersection of adventure and environmental issues

Metallic mining in Wisconsin used to be tightly regulated. Mining Bill SB 1, signed into law by Scott Walker on Monday, is changing that.

Until all is perfect on the Yucatan front, tourists must do their part to be a responsible addition to the ecotourism equation. How?

The Patagonia founder dishes on environmental activism and the outdoor apparel industry at a sustainable business conference in San Francisco

Costa rica is basically one giant, overrun eco-resort, right? Not here.

There is no explicit definition of ocean or marine wilderness anywhere in the world, but there are about a dozen generally-agreed-upon places in the United States where you can—and should—see it

I'm a pretty sustainably minded person and for my next vacation, I want to go to a low-impact resort that's not too insanely far from home. What are the best eco-lodges in North America?

I want to ride the best rapids in the Caribbean. Where should I start?

Need to get away? Far away? Where you, and maybe someone else, can spend some time on an endless beach and in a whole lot of water? Here you go.

Decades after the Soviet-era meltdown drove 60,000 people from their homes in the Ukraine, a rebirth is taking place inside the exclusion zone. With Geiger counter in hand, the author explores Europe's strangest wildlife refuge, an enchanted post-apocalyptic forest from which entirely new species may soon emerge.

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