Ally Dragozet of Sea Going Green on Marine Conservation, Plastic Pollution and How (Sustainable) Tourism Can Help

Unhindered human activity is deteriorating the health of our oceans. It is the need of the hour to prevent further degradation and to restore the quality of our oceans, for instance by mitigating the negative effects caused by the tourism industry on the marine environment.

Ally (Aleksandra) Dragozet, Founder and CEO of COVID-19 pandemic in terms of plastic pollution and the continuation of unsustainable travel practices. She illustrates how we can reduce our dependency on plastic and shares ideas how the cruise industry can reverse its image from polluter to becoming a solution leader.

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VENICE: Low Tide Sees Canals Become Impassable By Gondolas

Tourists to the city of Venice have been met with a stark contrast to November’s high tides, which saw nearly 85 per cent of the city flooded, with low tides last week causing many of its canals to become impassable by gondolas.

Sea Going Green, a sustainable tourism consultancy that specialises in measuring and managing carbon footprints for the marine tourism industry, says the tide levels in Venice are at their lowest in decades. “For the 2nd consecutive year, Venice has hit a record low tide this week,” Sea Going Green tweeted.

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HONDERD TOERISMEBEDRIJVEN TEKENEN 'PLASTIC PLEDGE'

Het initiatief voor de International Tourism Plastic Pledge komt vanuit MVO Nederland. Deze organisatie begeleidt ook de deelnemers in het zetten van volgende stappen. De ondertekenaars erkennen de urgentie en de noodzaak om samen te werken aan minder plasticvervuiling. Gezamenlijk vertegenwoordigen ze zo’n 180.000 medewerkers en 50 miljoen vakantiegangers.

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Toerismebedrijven tekenen voor minder plasticvervuiling

Honderd bedrijven en organisaties uit de toerismesector tekenen vandaag de International Tourism Plastic Pledge. Hiermee spreken ze uit zich gezamenlijk in te zetten voor het verminderen van plasticvervuiling op vakantiebestemmingen. Onder meer TUI Group, ANVR,  FOX, Corendon en Better Places behoren tot de ondertekenaars. MVO Nederland is initiatiefnemer en begeleidt de bedrijven naar verdere stappen.

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Toerismesector tekent voor minder plasticvervuiling op vakantiebestemmingen

De ondertekenaars van de International Tourism Plastic Pledge erkennen de urgentie en de noodzaak om samen te werken aan minder plasticvervuiling. Gezamenlijk vertegenwoordigen ze zo’n 180.000 medewerkers en 50 miljoen vakantiegangers. De komende maanden werken ze een concreet plan uit om plasticgebruik op bestemmingen wereldwijd te reduceren en plasticvervuiling te voorkomen. Dit gebeurt in samenwerking met de UNWTO (World Tourism Organization), de UN Environment en de Ellen MacArthur Foundation.

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Tourism is damaging the ocean. Here’s what we can do to protect it

What does the big blue mean to you? Is it a holiday destination, a source of income, as for the 60 million people working in the marine fishing industry, a vital protein source of 151 million tonnes for human consumption, or a 币圈交易所home to millions of species? The ocean has a different meaning for everyone, but for all of us, it is a source of life.

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World Ocean's Day Twitter Chat

Sea Going Green was recently featured by Impact Travel Alliance and Oceanic Global in their top ten list of things you can do to promote ocean conservation.

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Seek out businesses and companies that are successfully tackling ocean conservation and support them when you’re at 币圈交易所home or traveling. Beneath The Waves, a shark conservation group, are two examples of organizations making strides to protect our oceans.

Click here to read more about what you can do to contribute to ocean conservation!

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Plastic is not fantastic: Interview with Ally Dragozet and Straw by Straw

Reducing the environmental impact of tourism with Ally Dragozet

In 2018, worldwide international tourist arrivals (overnight arrivals) reached an estimated 1.4 billion, two years ahead of previous predictions. This is seemingly great news for tourism operators but what does this mean for the environment? How can the tourism industry improve its practices to offset harm to nature?

To find out, we interviewed Ally, the founder of here.

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El turismo está dañando el océano. Así puedes protegerlo

¿Qué significa el gran azul para usted? ¿Es un destino de vacaciones, una fuente de ingresos, una fuente vital de proteínas de 151 millones de toneladas para el consumo humano como para los 60 millones de personas que trabajan en la industria de la pesca marítima o un hogar para millones de especies? El océano tiene distintos significados para cada uno de nosotros, pero para todos nosotros, es una fuente de vida.

Check out our article featured by Entrepreneur here.

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El turismo está dañando el océano. Esto es lo que podemos hacer para protegerlo

¿Qué significa el gran azul para usted? ¿Es un destino de vacaciones, una fuente de ingresos, una fuente vital de proteínas de 151 millones de toneladas para el consumo humano como para los 60 millones de personas que trabajan en la industria de la pesca marítima o un hogar para millones de especies? El océano tiene distintos significados para cada uno de nosotros, pero para todos nosotros, es una fuente de vida.

Check out our article featured by Tijuanotas here.

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Tourism is damaging the ocean. Here’s what we can do to protect it

Our very own Ally Dragozet and Melissa Novotny, along with Jemi Lacle, were featured by the World Economic Forum on their blog entitled, “Tourism is damaging the ocean. Here’s what we can do to protect it”.

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