seems to lead the way in sustainable and eco-friendly travel and tourism, and has for many years. Costa Rica dedicates 26% of its land to national parks, protected land, and wildlife and biological reserves. There are several eco-lodges in Costa Rica, such as the Pacuare Lodge, which is set near the Pacuare River (95% of the 840 acres are a nature reserve on the Pacuare River) and features open-air bungalows. Visit the Braulio Carrillo National Park or the Cabo Blanco Absolute Reserve to get in touch with nature! Costa Rica boasts about 4% of the world's total biodiversity.
is a hotel in England that is considered to be "zero carbon," as they have reduced energy usage by 90%. They generate their own electricity, produce their own water, plant trees that are native to the area, and they refurbish recycled waste into reusable materials. The sustainable hotel is rated at a Code 6 out of 6 on the Code for Sustainable Homes, and was the first in the UK for tourist accommodations to achieve the high rating.