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New Zealanders urge tourists to "leave no trace"

New Zealand: Residents urge tourists to “proceed with caution and leave no trace”

After two years, the first foreign tourists and travellers are returning to New Zealand. But the tiny island nation, world-famous for its unspoilt natural landscape, has a message for visitors. “The future will not be like the past.” These are the words of Aotearoa Tourism Industry (TIA) chief executive Rebecca Ingram. But they encapsulate the …

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You Can't Do This: Revelations of tourists, confessions of their worst sins in the open air.

You Can’t Do This: Revelations of tourists, confessions of their worst sins in the open air.

Leave no traces on the confession: we decided to publish some of the stories that tourists told us. And they ask for forgiveness. All stories are published without names. Most campers and hikers try to travel as light as possible, sticking to the trail and trying to leave the campsites as they were before camping. …

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Leave No Trace Ireland launches ambitious new Strategic Plan 2021-2024

Minister of State for Heritage Malcolm Noonan (TD Malcolm Noonan) unveiled an ambitious new Strategic Plan to inspire responsible outdoor recreation over the next three years. In February 2021, a stakeholder engagement process was launched involving key Leave No Trace stakeholders and the public through interviews and surveys. As a result of this process, Leave …

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