Can you really cancel out the impact of flying with carbon offsetting?

By now, most of us know that we should be flying less. Travelling by aeroplane accounts for 2% of total global greenhouse gas emissions, and those 39.4 million annual flights pump out toxic nitrogen oxide, cancer-causing exhaust particulates and carbon dioxide; the latter of which absorbs heat and re-emits it back to earth.  

But for most people, completely quitting on flying is unlikely to be an option. So what can we do to reduce the impact of our aviation travel?

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The UK ‘hotspots’ to visit when global warming *really* kicks in

Travelplanners have created a tongue-in-cheek checklist of doomsday destinations worth visiting after global warming has melted the ice caps and turned our forests to desert; here I’ve added a few of my own UK hot spots to the list.

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6 easy ways to be a more eco friendly traveller

As travel hungry tourists, how can we keep our negative impact on the world around us to a minimum? Whilst I think travel is so important for widening horizons, I am always super-aware that it can have a detrimental impact on the environment if taken carelessly. In an effort to be a more mindful, eco friendly traveller, these are the simple steps that I take every time I leave Blighty and hop on a plane.

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5 Conservation-Focused Getaways to take this year

Explore this list of some of the world’s most endangered species, along with some ideas of where you can go to support their conservation on your travels.

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