If you haven’t noticed from our abundance of photos and videos, here at Fire Island Eco Retreats, we are passionate about animals. During our time learning about our extraordinary wildlife world, we’ve picked up some amazing and often amusing facts about animals.
Fire Island Conservation will premiere “Symphony in Sea Major” to audiences across South Africa and Mozambique. Featuring musicians of the internationally acclaimed Viennese Schönbrunn Palace Orchestra, the classical music concert aims to raise funds for marine and wildlife conservation.
Southern Africa is a global hotspot for biodiversity. South Africa is ranked as the third most biodiverse country in the world, with 15% of the world’s total species having been recorded within the nation.
Packing with purpose can really help the environment. It can even help your pocket. Being considerate of what you pack, and how you pack, is the first step to becoming a more eco-conscious traveller.
Here are our top tips for environmentally-friendly packing on your next break.
Think back to a time when you’ve let yourself completely switch off from work. You feel far more relaxed and removed from the pressure of workloads. Taking some time to unplug, unwind, and mentally disengage from your job is essential to your well-being. Many employees show improved stress levels over a month after returning from a break away from work.
In our more conscious than ever world, don’t let your travels let you down. There are ways that you can travel more mindfully. In other words, low-impact, ethical vacations.
The boat ploughs over the gentle chop, leaving the mainland as a speck far behind us. In the distance appears a small island. Not flat, as you expect from a typical tropical island, but with structures that give the impression of boating up to a velvety round cushion. As we get closer, we see the sandy beach circumferencing the island, and a thicket of forest in the middle, with a lighthouse standing tall over the trees.