A Pacific island group near the Philippines, with a Polynesian, Melanesian & Micronesian mix, Palau's among the world's top dive, snorkel, fishing, & beachy paradises.

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Palau 1 of 8 dreamy destinations threatened by climate change

Travel Bucket List 2018: 8 Awesome Island Destinations Threatened by Climate ChangeIn the travel media business, the end of the old year is usually accompanied by articles on where to travel in the new year. But if you’re casting about for off-the-beaten-track ideas, you could do worse that starting to experience the delightful tropical islands of the world that will be the first, in the not distant future, to be threatened by the sea-level rise brought by climate change. expected to be 10 to…

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  • In a world-first initiative, visitors to Palau will be offered exclusive experiences based on how they treat the environment and culture, not by how much they spend. Great idea! https://www.bbc.com/travel/article/20220517-palaus-world-first-good...
    Palau's world-first 'good traveller' incentive
    In a world-first initiative, visitors to Palau will be offered exclusive experiences based on how they treat the environment and culture, not by how…


  • Although it's from three years ago, this interesting look at tourism in Palau from global business-news channel Quartz is still relevant today, in terms of how it balances the benefits (providing half of the country's GDP) with the pressures on the local environment from a volume of visitors (especially from China) that by far outnumbers Palau's own population.
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