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Fun Facts About Sea Turtles

Sea turtles have long captivated tourists worldwide. Spotting one of these majestic creatures is often the highlight of coastal vacations. But sadly, sea turtles are

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How To Be a Responsible Underwater Photographer

Love taking photos of the fascinating critters you see on your diving or snorkeling trips? Follow these best practices to make sure you’re photographing responsibly and not harming marine life. What is the best (and most sustainable!) souvenir that you can bring back from a tropical getaway? While a new...

In 40 days, a lot can change. In 40 days entire coral formations are dying from a mysterious disease. But what if, in 40 days, we could transform reef conservation instead? Would YOU fight to save the Mesoamerican Reef? The world’s 2nd largest reef system, The Mesoamerican Reef, is under...

The new partnership will harness the power of tourism to conserve the world’s second largest reef system CANCUN (25 June, 2019) – Today, Mexico’s National Protected Area Commission (CONANP) entered into a strategic partnership with Sustainable Travel International, a global non-profit organization dedicated to conserving the planet’s most vulnerable destinations....

With its white sandy shores and expansive coral reefs, it’s no surprise that the Mexican Caribbean is a popular tourist destination. However, tourists aren’t the only visitors that frequent the region. The Mexican Caribbean is home to several important sea turtle nesting beaches. Every year, from May to October, thousands...

The stewardship success story of Mexico’s hidden garden Guest Contribution By Jonathan B. Tourtellot, Destination Stewardship Center. This post is part of the “The World’s Inspiring Places” blog series which showcases stories of destination stewardship success. Click here to learn more about the series and watch other videos. Few road...

Introducing The World’s Inspiring Places Video Series One of the ways we can inspire change and drive transformative action is by exchanging ideas and learning from others. Great things are happening all around us, but we’re not talking about them enough. As part of our efforts, we’re dedicated to sharing...