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This week’s post is a round-up of sustainability and ecotourism articles. I hope you find these articles funny, insightful, and informative too.

Let’s start off the round-up with Sustainable Fashion. Who doesn’t love that?!?

It’s All Well + Good: Shannon Whitehead, Sustainable Fashion by Sandra Shih Tonkinson

My favorite line from the article: “Quite simply, we can’t afford not to be passionate about sustainability.”


Next we’ll take a quick detour into some self-reflection.

Green Global Travel: 7 Important Life Lessons I Learned in the Galapagos Islands by Bret and Mary

Excellent lessons that all of us need to be reminded of every once in a while through the lens of the Ecuadorian Galapagos Islands.


How was that? Good? Have some chocolate! Bad? Have some chocolate!

The Guardian: Theo Chocolate and Other Aims to End Farmers’ Cycle of Poverty by Sarah Shemkus

A great article on companies such as Theo Chocolate, Nespresso, and Timberlane making stride towards sustainable practices and product chains.


Still need some more feel good vibes? Check out what Richard Branson has been up to.

Virgin.com: Necker Turtle Rescue by Richard Branson

Richard Branson wrote an article about the endangered turtles of Necker Island. My favorite line from the article is “How we treat our world is a reflection of our humanity. Protecting endangered species is one of the most important things any of us can do.”


Let’s finish off the round-up with an article sure to inspire your wanderlust.

Lonely Planet.com: Thailand’s Ecotourism Hot Spots: A Quick Guide to Sustainable Travel in the Land of Smiles by Sarah Gilbert

Check out the beautiful photography in this post.


Bonus Article: Because I love you guys.

The Culture Trip.com: Ephemeral Eden: How Eco-Tourism Could Save Madagascar by Concepta Cassar

A beautiful article about Madagascar fighting for its life by supporting more ecotourism. The lessons are applicable anywhere you happen to be.

 

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