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    Eco-Vacations for Socially Conscious Adventurers

    From the carbon footprint of air travel to the problems of increased pollution in common tourist destinations, taking a vacation can have a dramatic, and sometimes negative, impact on the environment. But does it have to? The International Ecotourism Society defines ecotourism as “responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves the well-being of local people.” In other words, you are responsible for creating a positive impact on the communities you visit and leaving a place better than how you found it. If you’re on board with these principles of sustainable travel, consider taking an eco-vacation if you haven’t had the chance. Ecotourism supports local conservation efforts…

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    Wanna Go Tropical? Try out these 5 Activities

    Between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn lies a section of earth known for pristine beaches, lush forests and relaxing warm weather. People from the north and south travel here to experience things they would never get to do at home. Tropical locations around the world offer countless opportunities for fun and excitement in and out of the water. Here are the top five activities that will produce memories for a lifetime. Snorkeling and Scuba Diving Tropical waters are abundant with exotic sea life that is unlike anything else on Earth. There are several different ways to experience this beauty. Scuba diving allows you to get down…