Posts by JustJessie

Mauritius Makes Strides in Eco-tourism

Mauritius may be young but it’s well known for being one of the developing world’s most successful democracies. It’s been featured on Ethical Traveler’s 2015 Ten Best Ethical Destinations, earning a place on the list for the fourth year in a row—and with good reason. Eco-tourism has taken off in a big way in many […]

Continuous Elephant Slaughter Leads to March for Elephants

Weighing in at over 13,000 lbs and standing just at 13 feet with dextrous but powerful trunks and tusks made of ivory, elephants represent an icon in many cultures and religions. Sadly, they are endangered. African elephants are ruthlessly poached for their tusks, which are sold illicitly on the black market. According to a recent […]