The price of tourism

By Tiff
02 January 2023

Reading a recent, scathing article in Hakai Magazine about the uncontrolled tourism around whales in Norway left us all thinking.

People want and need to experience special places like the Arctic. That sort of groundtruthing and lived experience in a place creates bonds that help to pass regulations and laws that protect endangered spaces and species.

But, what do we do when our presence as humans becomes harmful to the very place we’re trying to protect? Lou said it best: “Even more drive to offer these experiences virtually… .”

So, let’s do it!