In Tahiti we discover markets with fresh fruit and vegetables from the island. We learn that buying local has various benefits for the community.
In French Polynesia we see the beauty of coral reefs, but these important ecosystems are under threat. Fortunately, it’s not too late to save them.
French Polynesia is saving sharks with the largest shark sanctuary in the world. These top predators are vital in keeping reefs and oceans healthy.
On the island of Taravai, we meet a self-sufficient family. Their lifestyle is not only more resilient, but also provides sustainability benefits.
Easter Island’s famous statues not only attract tourists, but also symbolize ancestral values and even drive many sustainable initiatives.
The Chilean farm Alihuen combines organic farming and tourist education to restore local flora and fauna on former grasslands.
Chilean company Algramo uses clever, reusable packaging to reduce plastic waste and save customers money.
High in the Peruvian Andes, poor school children learn how to grow and cook healthy, organic veggies. An example for the world?
Community-based tourism, with slow travel and homestays at its core, make for an authentic and more sustainable travel experience.
Chilean Patagonia thanks its pristine wilderness to successful conservation efforts. Among them Tompkins Conservation, a remarkable, private initiative.