Shades of Green Episode 1
Written by Anky on April 15, 2015
Spring Episode 1:
Shades of Green starts off the Spring term with an episode focused on eco-tourism. DJ Anky explains the fundamental principles of ecotourism that work to “unite conservation, communities and sustainable travel”. Ecotourism is a type of tourism that helps to build environmental and cultural appreciation through engaging in low impact tourist activites. Ecotourism programs work to benefit the local people and industry while conserving the natural environment. The International Ecotourism Society(T.I.E.S) is a nonprofit organization that both promotes and practices the principles of Ecotourism. T.I.E.S has members in over 120 countries and works to “engage, empower and inspire” through the protection of biocultural diversity and sustainable practices.After reviewing the role of The International Ecotourism Society globally, DJ Anky continued to explore the field of ecotourism by listing different careers that are within the field of ecotourism. The show was ended with a new segment of tips on how to have a sustainable birthday celebration. Download the show to hear the sustainable tips and about eco-tourism!