In Ibbenbüren in North Rhine-Westphalia, scuba divers can find an artificial underwater landscape, including sunken temples and huge fish. There are sturgeon, statues and a wrecked ship.
Part of the Mesoamerican Reef has just come off the list of endangered UNESCO heritage. In Mexico, mass tourism is to fund a first-of-its-kind insurance plan to restore its reefs after hurricanes. But challenges remain.
Tourism has a growing impact on the climate — particularly with regard to flights. Many aviation companies offer an option to offset carbon emissions. But where does that money go, and how effective is this contribution?
Travel agencies, hotel managers, and diving centres told that reservations are rising especially in Red Sea destinations such as Hurghada and Marsa Alam. EgyptAir to resume Moscow flights on April 12.
The sky is clear, the sun is shining, and the turquoise sea is glimmering. Nouf Alosaimi is on a discovery dive around a small, sandy island in the Red Sea that's home to scuttling crabs and a few seagulls.
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