Eco-conscious revellers are aware of the environmental impact of music festivals, as are many of the organisers, which is why we’re seeing a move towards more cleaner, greener events all around the globe. But with so many to choose from, which ones stand out from the crowd?
Running from now until the end of June, The Sustainable Living Series is a set of workshops designed to help Australians embrace a greener lifestyle. Held at The Calyx in the Royal Botanic Gardens in Sydney, the events aim to inspire attendees to learn new skills for healthy living that won’t cost the earth.
The second annual Parrtjima – A Festival in Light has opened in Alice Springs, home of the Arrernte. Illuminating Alice Springs Desert Park for 10 nights, the free outdoor public event showcases contemporary art by talented Aboriginal artists from around Central Australia.
September is the natural breeding season for koalas, so it’s very fitting that the entire month is dedicated to the Save the Koala campaign. The money raised through Save the Koala Month goes towards the long term survival of Australia’s wild koala population, which, according to the AKF, sits around 43,000. Only a decade ago the koala population was in the hundred thousands.
When there are children’s lifeless bodies rolling with the waves on shorelines, choosing another inane travel photograph or writing about my charmed life seems incredibly vacuous. There are a thousand things that matter so much more.
Looptail is really important because I want people to understand our story; where we come from. Our company comes from pure intention. Pure intention has a positive impact in the world using tourism as a vehicle. And I want people to know that.
A few weeks ago, a team of conservationists confirmed the presence of two new communities of Komodo dragons living in the Mbeliling forest area of Flores, Indonesia.
Not content with being rated the best airport in the world by Airports Council International for the past eight years, South Korea’s Incheon International Airport is set to be bigger, better, and greener than ever before.
This year, Passports with Purpose’s goal is to raise $115,000 for buildOn to construct three schools and fund three adult literacy programs in the Sikasso region of southern Mali, Africa. Find out how you can help here, and for every $10 donated you are in with a chance of winning an excellent prize.
Since 2008, travel bloggers from around the globe have come together to raise money for a specific charity. It’s a way of giving back; to say thank you to the communities we’ve visited, lived amongst, learned from.