On our vacation in January, we visited Costa Rica. I’d never thought much about the country before—in fact, I’m not sure I could have pinpointed exactly where in Latin America it was. But what I discovered really impressed me. Costa Rica is one of the most environmentally conscious countries in the world, and for good […]
Posted: February 21st, 2012 under Uncategorized.
Tags: carbon-neutral country, costa rica, deforestation, ecotourism, Happy Planet Index, I know where my next vacation is going to be..., payment for ecosystem services, vacation
I mentioned that in January, Jason and I went on vacation—on a cruise through the Panama Canal. Jason had read David McCullough’s Path Between the Seas, about the construction of the canal, and he really wanted to see it himself. But I worried about the environmental impact of the trip—cruise ships are notoriously wasteful. They’re basically […]