July 11th, 2011 | by Guest Contributor
This year, nearly 900 million tourists worldwide hit the roads, skies and seas in pursuit of some R&R. This takes a heavy toll on local ecosystems, water, air and wildlife. But greening your vacation doesn’t require a complete lifestyle upheaval; there are tons of simple changes you can make to your summer vacation (or staycation!) plans to reduce the impact on the environment.