A sea turtle eating a plastic bag. Each year 100,000 marine mammals die from eating plastic, global conservation body WWF says. Some travel businesses are reducing their use of plastic bags and other plastic items. Photo: Alamy

Sustainable travel: tourism operators reducing or ending plastic use, and taking other steps to safeguard the environment

  • Companies and communities that make a living from attracting tourists to Asian beauty spots are taking steps to reduce their impact on the environment
  • Many are striving to end their reliance on single-use plastic, while others are working to safeguard or restore coral reefs
Topic |   Sustainable Living

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A sea turtle eating a plastic bag. Each year 100,000 marine mammals die from eating plastic, global conservation body WWF says. Some travel businesses are reducing their use of plastic bags and other plastic items. Photo: Alamy
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