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St Helena’s Marine Protected Area Declared an International Marine Hope Spot

Hope Spot Designation Unites St Helena and South Africain Marine Conservation In a significant environmental milestone, Mission Blue has officially recognised St Helena’s Marine Protected Area (MPA) as a Hope Spot. This global recognition celebrates the island’s 20-year journey of marine research and conservation and underlines its commitment to preserving ocean health, echoing South Africa’s […]

Hotels under fire: Shocking stats on their climate impact

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JOHANNESBURG – Did you know hotels account for approximately one percent of global carbon dioxide emissions? It might not seem like a lot, but to put it in perspective, out of the carbon dioxide released annually, it’s equivalent to powering 45.7 million homes for a year. Turns out those luxury touches like themed suites, room […]

Sustainable Travel: All Talk, Little Walk?


JOHANNESBURG – Did you know that a mere 16% of UK travellers hold sustainability as their travel priority? Venturing to the southern hemisphere, South Africa’s commitment seems even more hesitant. “Businesses want to go green, they truly do. But wrestling with immediate cost concerns and a lack of accessible sustainable options often tips the balance […]