UN Development Goal:

Climate Action

2013 to 2017 were planet earth's hottest years on record

Climate change accelerates melting of ice sheets, the rising of sea levels, increases the intensity of weather conditions as well as concentrations of greenhouse gases. Climate change continues to threaten life on land and life in the oceans, impacting the availability of life necessities such as food, energy, and freshwater.

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Provide Resources to Strengthen Resilience to Climate-Related Hazards – Help communities globally build a resilience and adaptive capacity to natural disasters and climate-related hazards to increase awareness and safety of individuals.

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Introduce Education on Climate Change – Improve education and awareness-raising efforts on an individual and institutional level with education on climate change mitigation, adaptation, impact reduction and early warning.

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Implement Mechanisms for Effective Planning & Management – By promoting and implementing mechanisms for effective climate change-related planning and management in least developed countries and island states, including focusing on women, youth and local and marginalized communities creates action against climate change.

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Work with Local Governments – Integrate climate change measures into national policies, strategies and planning.

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Sample Projects

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Donate bees to communities! By acting as pollinators, bees promote biodiversity and fight hunger. They provide jobs in agricultural sectors which aids in reducing poverty.

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Students have worked with local politicians and governments to create and integrate sustainability efforts and climate change measures into local laws, national policies, and community strategies and planning.

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Work with coastal and vulnerable communities to better prepare for climate-related hazards and natural disasters like reinforcing building infrastructure, building coastal walls and implementing community emergency plans.

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Where will you make your difference?

A Week in Ancient Greece

Greece is considered by many to be the cradle of Western Civilization. Its history has captured hearts and imaginations the world over. A visit to Greece as you travel abroad offers visitors a deeper understanding of where the human race has come from, and a glimpse into where it’s headed.

Aboriginal Journey through the Australian Outback

Welcome to the Land Down Under! On this radical journey you will camp in the Australian Outback and experience pure adventure. Hear stories of the aboriginal people as you discover ancient cave paintings. Get ready for campfires and nights under a blanket of stars in this magnificent desert region.

Agriculture in Coastal California

Arrive in San Francisco, depart from Santa Barbara and delight in the wonder of Coastal California. Engage with experts in the fields of agriculture and aquaculture. Relish fresh, coastal cuisine, and gaze at the unparalleled vistas.

Alaska Arctic Tour

Take a ride on the Aurora Winter Train during Spring break Learn about climate change first hand along the Alaska Railroad starting in Anchorage and concluding in Fairbanks. Enter the arctic circle for 2 days on this incredible adventure and enjoy a grey whale watching tour, a visit to one of the northernmost cities, explore the Anchorage Museum, flightsee in Denali, witness the aurora borealis and trek Fairbanks by dog sled.

America’s Pacific North West

Wilderness, Volcanoes and Marine Life – Oh My! The states in the U.S. geographic region informally known as the “Pacific Northwest” encompass a surprisingly large number of national parks, monuments and areas preserved for historical, cultural and natural purposes. Come journey with us to discover the history and science behind protecting and preserving wildlife in Washington!

Ancient Kingdoms of Ethiopia

Soak in Ethiopia’s rich and fascinating history on this four-day tour of the ancient kingdoms. This exploration of Africa’s only unconquered state will include the famous rock-hewn churches of Lalibela, the ancient kingdom of Axum, the ‘Camelot of Africa’ at Gondar, and culminating in the natural wonder of the Simien Mountains.

Argentina Short Stay

Get a taste of Argentina by experiencing the La Boca neighborhood in Buenos Aires with its exciting street artists and brightly painted zinc shacks. Explore El Tigre and its surrounding islands in the Paraná Delta by river boat on this 3-day getaway. ¡Bienvenido a Argentina!

Argentina, Tip of the World Tour

Welcome to the very tip of the world! On this adventure, you’ll explore by sea & land. Visit Tierra del Fuego National Park, Lake Fagnoano & Escondido, and the Beagle Channel. With sea & land animals galore, off-road adventures, and environmental wonders, this is a trip to not be missed!

Art, Cuisine, & Sustainability in Porto, Portugal

Porto has breathtaking medieval architecture, lively music, wonderful food and amazing wine. The best way to experience Porto is by walking her medieval streets full of vibrant art and azulejo tiles. Have your camera at the ready, there will be many photo opportunities! Porto is a bustling city by day that turns romantic and soft at night.

Balinese Adventure

Ready yourself for adventure the minute the planes wheels touch ground! From temples galore to snorkeling in one of the most biologically diverse ecosystems in the world, this short stay truly offers the best of Bali and will be sure to blow you away!

Best of Paris

On this journey we’ll explore the most famous landmarks and attractions of Paris, including the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame and world-famous museums such as the Louvre and Orsay. Stroll Paris’ monument-lined boulevards and indulge in glorious Parisian cuisine; shop in stylish French boutiques and gape at priceless artistic treasures; chat up local artists on cobblestone streets and admire incredible ancient architecture.

Botswana Safari

Discover one of the wildest and perhaps most beautiful parts of Africa! The world’s most amazing animals are around every corner in Botswana, so if you’re an animal lover, or just want the adventure of a lifetime, this getaway will certainly not disappoint!

Cambodia Short Stay

Discover Siem Reap — home to the temples and ruins of Angkor Wat, Bayon and Neak Pean. Immerse yourself in Cambodian culture at an acrobatic circus with live music. Indulge your senses in some of the best cuisine in Southeast Asia and be welcomed to a country of vibrant people, history and natural landscapes. ស្វាគមន៍មកកាន់ប្រទេសកម្ពុជា

Central America Birding Tour

Join us on a tour of some of Costa Rica and Nicaragua’s wildest places. Accompanied by an expert birdwatcher, we’ll explore through this bird-watching paradise! Pack your binoculars and hiking boots as you head to Montverde Cloud Forest, Arenal National Park, and the private rainforest reserve of the Ro Indio Maiz World Heritage National Park.

Cherry Blossoms of Japan

Between late March to mid-April, most of the country celebrates the arrival of spring with cherry blossom viewings known as Hanami. Not only is this the perfect opportunity to take in Japan’s incredible culture, but it’s also an ideal time for photographers to capture some truly breathtaking images during their overseas adventures. This week-long tour is sure to give you plenty of peaceful springtime memories that you won’t soon forget.

Churchill Polar Bear Adventure

Join us for a week of exploring one of the few yet-untamed areas of the world while enjoying the rare and breath-taking opportunity to view polar bears in their natural habitat. Visit two of North America’s most beautiful and remote towns and learn about the fascinating history and culture of the Canadian North.

Discover Budapest

Discover the capital city of Hungary! Learn about the city’s fascinating and complex history that stretches back to the ancient Celtics and changing hands many times. Soak in the natural thermal baths and visit the two distinct sides of this ancient city. World heritage sites abound, four days are just enough to squeeze in the famous sites of this magical city. 

Discover Sri Lanka

With diverse landscapes, rich culture and pristine beaches, Sri Lanka has something for travelers of all kind. The exotic island beaches and sites of mythological epics to sacred Buddhist relics make Sri Lanka one of the most enchanting destinations in the world. 

Discover the Indri Indri in Madagascar

Get ready for an animal adventure of a lifetime! On this journey through Madagascar, we’ll visit the largest lemurs in the world, called the Indri Indri. You’ll explore the rainforests to discover chameleons, reptiles, and a variety of species native to this wild land.

Elephant Nature Park Short Stay

Get a taste of northern Thailand on this 3-day excursion to Chiang Mai! Explore beautifully constructed white and gold temples, elephants living in a safe, protected area, and unforgettable panoramic views. ยินดีต้อนรับสู่ประเทศไทย!

Explore Honduras

There’s so much to discover in Honduras! You’ll adventure through quaint historical towns, take in breathtaking landscapes of coffee and sugarcane plantations, and zip-line through the rain forest canopy. Of course, this trip would not be complete without visit to the extraordinary Mayan ruins at Copán.

Guatemala Short Stay

This four day teaser is the perfect trip to get a taste of what Guatemala has to offer. Venture to Tikal, what was known to be the Mayan superpower dating back to the 6th century B.C. Explore the ceremonial center, temples and surrounding palaces that few have ever laid eyes on!

Ha Long Bay Cruise

Halong Bay translates to “descending dragon” and is a popular travel destination on the coast of Vietnam. This region features thousands of small islands and limestone karsts that are the product of 20 million years of formation. Each island is topped with lush vegetation making for a spectacular site of forests growing out of the sea.

Himalayan Medical Expedition

Join our partner organization, International Medical Relief in Nepal for a heart-pounding adventure through the heart of the Himalaya’s where you will trek with local Sherpas to remote communities in order to offer acute medical care.

Houseboat Living in the Florida Everglades

Houseboat living is a once-in-a-lifetime adventure. Live in the Florida Everglades and play on its waterways, explore the Mangrove Forests, learn about the delicate ecological balance between the birds, fish and animals and how the Mangrove Forest supports its inhabitants.

Iceland Arctic Tour

Explore the Arctic Ocean by cruise ship as it circumnavigates Iceland during your summer vacation. Embark in Rekyjavik after a guided tour with an expert in climate change and professor from Rekyjavik University. During this LNT Certified tour, make steps at UNESCO World Heritage Site Breidafjordur Bay, Lake Myvatn Nature Reserve, take part in an impact project in partnership with Ecology Project International and Travelers Against Plastic, visit islands, glaciers and see the aurora borealis.

Iguazu Falls Adventure

The exquisite Iguazu Falls have awed tourists, locals and indigenous inhabitants for centuries. The falls act as a natural boundary between Brazil and Argentina making the forceful river a significant part of the political and geographical structure of South America.

Isla de Vieques Shelter Recovery

Provide a safe and secure home for one or more island families. Work beside like-minded humanitarians in your quest to give back. Enjoy one of the world’s beautiful islands and relax in the evening knowing you have given your all during the day.

Jamaican Experience

With its white sand beaches and brilliant turquoise waters it’s no wonder Jamaica attracts millions of tourists every year! For six glorious sun-soaked days, you’ll explore three distinct areas of the island country – from laid back Negril to vibrant Montego Bay and colorful Ocho Rios.

Kenya Safari

Ready yourself for a wild African safari in some of the world’s most renowned parks. You’ll have the opportunity to gaze upon lions, leopards, buffalo, and zebra. Bare witness to a once-in-a-lifetime Maasai Mara sunrise and while you try to spot Africa’s “Big Five”.

Kruger National Park, South Africa

Kruger National Park is one of the most sought out sites in South Africa, and one of world’s most diverse Safari destinations. Come along with us on this exotic animal adventure!

Linger Longer in Brazil

Get a taste of one of the most lively countries in the world on this 3-day tour. Relax on the world-renowned beaches of Ipanama, discover some of the most spectacular panoramic views in the world and experience a Brazilian sunset by cruise. Bem vindo ao Brasil!

Linger Longer in Costa Rica

Pack your flip flops and spend five days in the laid-back Caribbean paradise of Puerto Viejo de Talamanca. Famous for its Salsa Brava surf break, this colorful beachside town is not just for surfers. Its cool Caribbean attitude and variety of outdoor activities make it an attractive and exciting travel option for all!

Linger Longer in Koh Tao, Thailand

Are you ready for paradise? Welcome to Koh Tao, which translates to “Turtle Island”. This 3-day trip is the perfect triad of lounging on the beach, eating delicious local cuisine, and hiking up to viewpoints that will take your breath away. ยินดีต้อนรับสู่ประเทศไทย!

Linger Longer in Nicaragua

Rising gently out of the Caribbean Sea, just miles off the Nicaraguan coast, are the enchanting Corn Islands. Spend restful hours lying in a palm tree-anchored hammock or snorkel from deserted pristine beaches. Savor hand-picked tropical fruits and fresh Caribbean lobster, then pull up a stretch of golden beach and relax for days in a true island paradise.

Linger Longer in South Africa

Explore the vibrant city of Cape Town, South Africa! On this 3-Day getaway we’ll seek a balance between bustling city and invigorating ocean views to discover the heart of this captivating city. Welcome to South Africa!

Linger Longer in Tonga

Venture to Tonga, the Polynesian kingdom of more than 170 islands located in the South Pacific! Explore pristine beaches, blowholes and caves, swim with ocean giants and indulge in local customs and traditions.

Machu Picchu & Inca Trail Trek

Traverse this epic trail across an amazingly diverse array of landscapes, mountains, forests, jungles,  OH-MY! With four days of trekking you’ll be able to take in some of the most striking wonders of the Andes. Rest and rejuvenate in the spas of Aguas Calientes before making the vertical hike up to Machu Picchu.

Machu Picchu & Rainbow Mountain Short Stay

Welcome to Peru! There are no words for how magnificent the wonders of Peru are. Come along with us to explore Rainbow Mountain, Machu Picchu, and the Sacred Valley. Stand in awe of the striking mountains and explore the most renowned Incan architecture in the world on this epic 5-Day adventure!

Malaysian Adventure

Feel the rush of dynamic Kuala Lumpur, with it’s bustling energy and vibrant culture. Escape to the mostly undeveloped Perhentian Islands, where time moves a little slower. Explore ancient temples and get a taste of Malaysia’s potpourri of Asian culture and history of Penang, the state known as the “Pearl of the Orient”.

Mardi Himal Himalayan Trek

One of the newest treks offered in Nepal, Mardi Himal is something to not be missed! On this trek you can expect to experience the magnificent sites of Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre, Manaslu, and other peaks along the Annapurna range. On this trek we will learn about and practice preservation of these beautiful trails.

Myanmar Short Stay

Venture into the plains of one of the world’s least-touched places by travelers, Bagan in Myanmar. Discover Bagan and its thousands of ancient ruins by scooter, horse cart or by hot air balloon. Unveil its unique history while summiting the peak of a 12th century pagoda. မြန်မာမှကြိုဆိုပါ၏!

New Zealand Island Adventure

New Zealand is full of amazing adventures, perfect for adrenaline seaking visitors! Hike volcanic mountains, swim in volcanic craters, shower in amazing waterfalls, soak in hot beach pools, try a seaplane ride or kayak in a glass boat.

Norway Arctic Tour

Begin your Arctic educational tour in Tromso, Norway, a certified Sustainable Destination and embarkation point for your semi-private boating adventure. Study the implications of political science on climate change action while aboard a completely unique and once-in-a-lifetime arctic tour. During your cruise, visit several arctic islands, glaciers, see the aurora borealis, enjoy a whale watching tour, visit a small fishing village and meet with experts at the University of Tromso.

Panama Short Stay

Modern skyscrapers, casinos and nightclubs in the capital, Panama City, contrast the colonial buildings in the Casco Viejo district and the rainforest of Natural Metropolitan Park. Join us for an adventure through Panama’s most iconic spots!

Patogonia Adventure

At the end of the world lies Patagonia, a wild and rugged land filled with breathtaking landscapes and eye-catching flora. Come alive as you spend seven days exploring this wild frontier, from areas of pure isolation and vast emptiness to tourist-filled camping towns and waters teeming with wildlife.

Philippines Short Stay

Comprised of over 7,000 islands, the Philippines is a Southeast Asian country that sits in the Western Pacific Ocean. Its capital, Manila, is famous for its waterfront promenade and centuries-old Chinatown, Binondo. Seemingly, the small clusters of islands all tell their own tales from featuring a famous, 19th-century citadel to rice terraces, underground rivers and pristine beaches.

Playa del Carmen Getaway

Known for stretches of white sandy beaches and endless entertainment options, Playa del Carmen, Mexico offers a perfect balance of modern sophistication and authentic old-world charm. Pack your bathing suit & sunscreen and get ready for a vacation in the sun!

Renewable Energy in Iceland

Discover the unique story of one of the world’s leaders in renewable and sustainable energy. Stand in awe of your surroundings while you experience the wonderland sculpted by Earth’s natural elements. Discover the delicate balance of Iceland; between fire and ice, light and dark, the natural world and man made innovation.

Sail the Nile River

Dating back to ancient times, the Nile River has been one of the most important bodies of water in human history. Join us for a ride along the last stretch of the Nile River, making pit stops along the way at essential landmarks that are found throughout Egypt.

Senegal Short Stay

Welcome to Senegal, the French country on Africa’s west coast. Rich with colonial heritage and many natural attractions, Senegal is known for its exciting safaris, nightlife, and historical museums.

Short Stay in Madagascar

Dip your toes in the exciting culture and unique landscape of Madagascar by discovering a royal city and burial site and the perfect symbiosis of a zoo and botanical garden on this 3-day getaway. Tonga soa eto Madagasikara!

Short Stay in the Dominican Republic

Spend three perfect days in the unexpected tropical paradise of the Dominican Republic: a country known for its warm people, lush mountain scenery and pristine beaches. Steeped in history with the perfect combination of traditional and modern, it’s a no-brainer why the Dominican Republic has become a hotspot for travelers from all over the world.

Surfing Expedition in Morocco

Welcome to Morocco, the North African country bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea distinguished by its Berber, Arabian and European cultural influences. Experience a true melting pot of cultures and visit this beautiful country on the Northeastern tip of Africa.

Sustainable Coastlines in the Bahamas

With over 700 islands and 2,000 rocks and cays sprinkled over 100,000 square miles of ocean, Paradise Island is home to an ecological oasis and some of the world’s clearest waters. Come along on a journey to experience the beauty and learn about the ways to protect these shores.

Tanzanian Safari

Tanzania is the ultimate safari destination and home to some of the best game viewing in the entire world. Experience the cultural melting pot that is Mto Wa Mbu, a market town rich with culture and a souvenir hunter’s paradise!

The Trans-Siberian Railway Expedition

Discover three of the world’s largest countries – Russia, Mongolia and China – while traveling on the iconic Trans Siberian Railway! Whether you’re a beginner or seasoned traveler, your ten-day journey across miles of unspoiled lands will surely be one of the top adventures of your lifetime!

Tour the Golden Circle, Iceland Adventure

Stand in awe of your surroundings while you experience the wonderland sculpted by Earth’s natural elements. Marvel at geysers and glaciers galore as you venture through a geologic library hundreds of thousands of years in the making.

Uganda Gorilla Trek

Ready yourself for an adventure wildlife lovers dream of! Hike the mountain rain forest and spend time with the famed mountain gorillas – the highlight of this trip, or maybe the highlight of a lifetime!

Vietnam Short Stay

Halong Bay to Ho Chi Minh City journey is excellent for travelers who want to know about the heritage, culture, cuisine, and wonders of Vietnam. The trip covers a cycle ride of Hanoi’s Old Quarter; the Halong Bay cruise on a traditional junk boat; visit of UNESCO world heritage site Hoi An on foot; and the amazing network of Cu Chi Tunnels

Where History Meets Ecology in Venice

There’s no place like Venice! This city is unique in her water-focused history, unconventional architecture, classical art, and abundant seafood. Venice is directly affected by global climate change; the rising oceans result in seasonal flooding which affects the tourism industry and local economy.

Wonders of Ushuaia

You can expect any trip to Ushuaia, Argentina to be packed full of outdoor adventure. Ushuaia is located on the Tierra del Fuego archipelago, the southernmost tip of South America, nicknamed the “End of the World.” It’s the gateway to Antarctica cruises and tours to nearby Isla Yécapasela, known as “Penguin Island” for its penguin colonies. Pack your penguin suit!

Zambia Short Stay

Victoria Falls is classified as the largest sheet of falling water in the world and is roughly twice the height and width of Niagara Falls. Livingstone also cites the older name of Seongo, which translates to “the place of the rainbow” as a result of the immense and constant spray. If you’re lucky you may spot one of the many hippopotamus or crocodile that call the river home.