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Samui Elephant Sanctuary wins ‘Responsible Thailand’ award

Samui Elephant Sanctuary (SES) is this year’s winner of the ‘Responsible Thailand’ award in the category of Animal Welfare for its work rescuing and rehabilitating elephants in Thailand. The award was presented by His Excellency Mr. Pipat Ratchakitprakan, Thailand’s Minister of Tourism and Sports at World Travel Market in London. The same

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Conservation tours that make a difference

Travellers who are looking for a unique tour where they can get hands on involved in wildlife conservation can now choose from a selection of destinations with Where Wild Things Roam Travel. Where Wild Things Roam have launched a Travel platform offering unique tours that provide travellers with an opportunity to

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Scenic’s reduced plastic initiative helping local communities

Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours have announced their initiative to join the ‘global push to reduce plastic waste’, by reducing plastic use on South East Asia tours. According to Scenic, discarded plastic waste in oceans and waterways is a worldwide problem, proving to be a threat to marine life, local industry,

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InterContinental Fiji now plastic straw-free

InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa has announced that the entire resort has successfully gone ‘Plastic Straw-Free’, in an effort to conserve and protect the environment. Plastic pollution, according to Intercontinental Fiji’s Area General Manager, Mr Andrew Davidson, is a global phenomenon that has crept up over decades, and now more

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Captain Cook Cruises Fiji Reduces Plastics

After successfully launching their Ocean Ambassador Program in 2017, Captain Cook Cruises Fiji is continuing its environmentally friendly policies by eliminating as much single use plastic items onboard small ship MV Reef Endeavour and on Tivua Island. Plastic drinking straws will no longer be available onboard, with an optional recyclable paper

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NCL joins cruise industry in reducing plastic use

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd (NCL) has joined in on the fight to reduce the use of plastics. The cruise company which operates the Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises brands, announced the important next step in its efforts to reduce its environmental impact by eliminating single-use

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Castaway Island, Fiji boosts conservation awareness

As the United Nations designates 2018 as the third International Year of the Reef,  Castaway Island, Fiji has appointed an environment officer as part of its ongoing commitment to preserve and protect its pristine marine environment. A graduate of Fiji National University with a bachelor’s degree in environmental management, Mr. Kolinio

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A win for Rhinos Without Borders

Rhinos Without Borders is proud to announce the successful translocation and release of another 40 rhinos from South Africa to Botswana. CEO of Great Plains Conservation, Dereck Joubert, said that collaboration is the new watchword for in conservation. “I am sure this latest move breaks some kind of record but in truth

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