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Was COP26 a COPout?

15 Nov 2021

Programme and Sustainability Manager, Francesca Gallone, looks back at the events of the last couple of weeks and asks if the outcomes of COP26 are enough, and what the travel industry can do to support in the fight against climate change

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Climate Action in Tourism

03 Nov 2021

According to latest research, tourism CO2 emissions grew at least 60% from 2005 to 2016, and without accelerated decarbonisation, sector CO2 emissions could rise by at least 25% by 2030, compared to 2016. Here at Outlook we're taking action.

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Voluntourism: Is There a Better Way?

05 Oct 2021

In recent years, the term voluntourism has become somewhat of a dirty word. Here at Outlook, we've been investigating the reasons why, and asking if there's a better way that ensures authenticity, sustainability and meaningfulness for all.

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What is ‘Greenwashing’ and How to Avoid Getting Swept Away

20 Sep 2021

With a greater awareness of sustainability issues amongst consumers, businesses are doing all they can to demonstrate their ethical and environmental credentials to convince us to part with our cash, but how do you know who's genuine?

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Bee Inspired

22 Apr 2020

A great piece of fundraising advice for students is to think about how you can make money from what you enjoy and what you’re good at. This is exactly what Lucie, from Stockport Grammar School, did to raise funds for her expedition to Madagascar

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Hope for Turtles

22 Apr 2020

Wildlife lover and expedition participant, Hope Lewis, has been getting crafty with her fundraising efforts and managed to raise the full amount for her expedition - all in an ethical & sustainable way!

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Break the Chains

29 May 2019

Programme Manager and resident writer, Francesca Gallone, shares her thoughts on the controversial animal tourism industry and what can be done to make a real difference.

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This is Africa

16 May 2019

Expeditions are hard work and don’t always go to plan – but that’s the point! It’s when teams are faced with a curve ball or two that the real learning begins. Read our blog to find out how facing challenge on expedition accelerates growth and learning.

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Palm Oil - The Good, Bad and the Ugly

03 Jan 2019

Programme Manager and resident writer, Francesca Gallone, considers the good, the bad and the ugly sides of the palm oil industry

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