Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism

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Sustainable travel represents a worldwide and growing demand to reduce the impacts of tourism on the environment and the local communities. It is also referred to as sustainable tourism, ecotourism, and geotourism. Whether you are a traveler or a member of the travel industry or a citizen living in a community that relies on tourism, you will find a voice here on EarthSayers that educates and inspires you.

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Making a Difference: by Rick Ridgeway

Earthsayers.tv: Rick Ridgeway, Vice President of Environmental Programs and Communications, Patagonia was a keynote speaker at the Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism Conference sponsored by The International Ecotourism Society (TIES) held September 8-10 in Portland, Oregon. Mr. Ridgeway was interviewed by Barry Hiedt of Sustainable Action Media (SAM). Rick strongly recommends in this interview that each of us wake up each morning and fix on one discrete point of change where we can make a difference.

EarthSayer Rick Ridgeway

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