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Best of Maui Ecotourism


Maui's natural beauty is at the core our Island's popularity to visitors excited about ecotourism, nature tourism, and adventure travel.  Our year-round tropical climate, easy access to ocean activities, unique rainforest and desert microclimates, and our multi-cultural diversity all help make Maui the world's best vacation desitination.

Spend days hiking and camping in Maui's wilderness, or hours getting up close and personal with Maui's humpback whales, sea turtles and other marine life.  Experience exotic and beautiful flowers and learn about Maui's increasinglhy diversified agriculture, agritour, and energy agriculture operations.

Visit Maui's House of the Sun -- Haleakala Crater -- and tread lightly the a'ina (land)" sacred to Nataive Hawaiians.  Wherever you turn on Maui you will find one of the planet's premier ecotourism destinations. Maui is unsurpassed for natural beauty, with unique native plants, animals, insects, birds, and marine life found nowhere else on Earth.

For a closer look view the websites of Maui's ecotourism activity providers.


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December 2019

AUSTRALIA FIRES RAGE ON
by Jeff Stark



As I write this Australia is still burning. Some reports indicate that well over 100 fires in nearly every section of the continent are out of control. Estimates of wildlife loss go as high as 1 billion, including many endemic species which may go extinct as a result of the fires. So far about 15 million acres have burned across the country - an area roughly the size of West Virginia - and there is no reason to believe that these fires won't continue burning and growing for a long time to come.
View from space shows the scope of the fires Australia's fires are, in part, a function of the longest drought in Australia since Europeans first began to settle the continent. For several years the Australia fire season has grown by leaps and bounds and will undoubtedly continue and accelerate. Climate change is making wild fires hotter and more dispersed all the time. As urban development all over the globe continues, ... MORE




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