Today’s Solutions: October 26, 2021

Travel

Learn how to make your holidays more sustainable, and read the latest news around ecotourism, ethical travel, and journeys built around sustainability

EU is giving away 60,000 free Interrail tickets to European youth

The European Commission Vice President Margaritis Schinas realizes that the coronavirus pandemic forced young people to “[miss] valuable and formative moments of their youth.” As a recognition of their sacrifice in the name of public health and safety, and to “rekindle mobility in Europe,” Read More...

Shades of Favor is the first all-Black female group to summit Kilimanjaro

A team of climbers has made history as the first group of Black women to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, the world’s largest free-standing mountain. The group of nine women come from a wide range of backgrounds but were united in a common goal of the bucket-list climb. The initiative was spearheaded Read More...

An expert’s guide to the 6 stages of transformative travel

Many of us are beginning to explore the possibility of travel once again, but even amidst the challenges of a global pandemic, the question still remains: How can we make our travel meaningful, transformative, and sustainable? This article on sustainable travel dives deeper into the environmental Read More...

5 Ways digital nomads can cultivate a sense of home while on the road

Digital nomadhood has been on the rise since before the pandemic, which only accelerated the shift from working in traditional offices to location-independent remote work that relies only on a good internet connection. As we adapt to the Covid-19 virus, remote workers everywhere are likely Read More...

Mathematical visitation law can predict urban movement anywhere in the world

The hustle and bustle of city streets may seem like a random and chaotic movement of people, but researchers have discovered that this movement can in fact be predicted with a mathematical equation─a discovery that could hold implications for the study of disease and city planning. The model Read More...

German plant will be world’s largest synthetic kerosene producer

Synthetic kerosene is made by using water and electricity to produce hydrogen, which is then combined with carbon dioxide to make crude oil, which is then refined into jet fuel. A new plant in Germany plans to be the largest synthetic kerosene producer in the world, using water and electricity from Read More...

6 Ways to combat jet lag naturally

As some of us begin to travel again for work and leisure, we’re again experiencing the frustrating effects of jet lag. Traveling outside of our usual time zone can be disorienting, while the stress of travel takes a toll on our health, but a few preventative steps can help make the transition Read More...

Phil Henderson will lead the first all-Black American team to the summit of Everest

Expensive gear, remote locations, and limited transportation options make outdoor exploration inaccessible to many communities. Phil Henderson recognizes that the world of outdoor adventure is lacking diverse representation and plans to push change in the industry by leading the first-ever Read More...

9-year-old stumbles upon 37-year-old message in a bottle

In 1984 and 1985, students from the natural science club at Choshi High School in the eastern prefecture of Chiba in Japan released 750 glass bottles into the ocean as part of a project to investigate ocean currents. This past June, 37 years later, nine-year-old Abbie Graham discovered one of Read More...

Lake Tahoe ski resort officially changes derogatory name

Last summer, as many companies and institutions across the US contemplated the legacies of racism in their own cultures, one Northern California ski resort decided it was time to retire their derogatory name in favor of a more inclusive title. After months of discussion and input from Native Read More...