The Gili Islands have become some of the most popular travel destinations in Southeast Asia. As their popularity grew so did the stress on the local environments. As the islands started to become overwhelmed with trash, local inhabitants and foreign residents on the islands to make a stand. The three tiny islands have now become a model for how island nations around the world can fight the effects of climate change on a local level.
Cutting down on plastic while traveling can seem like a daunting proposition. There is literally plastic EVERYWHERE. Its convenience and versatility are exactly why it is so widely used around the globe. But you don’t have to feel overwhelmed by single-use plastic. These 6 quick tips will help you drastically cut down your plastic use on your next trip.
Why you should feel compelled to reduce your footprint Header Image: National Geographic It’s no secret that humans are suffocating our planet. The mere notion that this is “fake news” is simply unacceptable. From carbon emissions, to plastic and garbage pollution, mankind has now rightfully earned the title as the