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Tanned skin, at least in Western cultures, has long been considered a sign of beauty and wealth. On the other hand, Australia has one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the world, with two out of three Australians diagnosed with skin cancer at some point throughout their life. Many people use sunscreen in their everyday life, and it has been proven that long-term use of sun protection will help to prevent skin cancer.
What have you heard about the Great Barrier Reef? If we hazard a guess, there’s a good chance it was bad news. Our media, as much as we love it and learn from it, seems to enjoy focusing on the problems when it comes to the reef – coral bleaching, climate change impacts, the dying reef, overfishing – the list goes on. But what we don’t get to hear much about is what people are doing to protect the reef, and to conserve it for future generations. In this article we want to share just some of these things – plus give you some easy ways to get involved and be part of the solution.
Congratulations to Reefstar Cruises for achieving Ecotourism Certification for their Relax and Explore Cruise and the Ultimate Experience Cruise!
It makes good business sense to preserve the place in which you work. For our members, protecting their local environment means that not only will their visitors get an amazing experience, but also that they’ll be able to operate sustainably in years to come.
Congratulations to Whitsunday Segway Tours for achieving Ecotourism Certification for their Segway Rainforest Discovery Tour and their Segway Sunset and Boardwalk Tour.
Congratulations to our newest certified operator, Airlie Beach Day Sailing, for achieving Advanced Ecotourism Certification for their Private Charter tour and Full Day Gourmet Sailing Experience!
Congratulations to Whitsunday Bliss for achieving Ecotourism Certification. We’re thrilled to have you on board!
Island Jet have achieved Ecotourism Certification for their one-hour exciting offshore jet boat ride through the iconic Whitsunday waters. We would like to welcome them to Ecotourism Australia!