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Celebrating 40 Years of Earth Preservation! Part One.

The Earth Preservation Fund celebrates 40 years of environmental activism in 2019! After reaching such a milestone, it seems appropriate to examine some past EPF projects while also looking forward towards the future. Part 1 of this series looks at the EPF’s past with an interview with Will Weber, one of the founders of both Journeys International and the Earth Preservation Fund.



A freshly planted Norway Spruce celebrates Earth Day with friends.

Posted on April 23, 2019

40 Ways to Honor the Earth When You Travel

Honoring Earth is one of eight core values that guide the work of Journeys International. There are a myriad of ways to enact this value while having adventures, and we are always on the lookout for more. In honor of Earth Day and the 40th anniversary of the Earth Preservation Fund – the non-profit organization that supports conservation in Journeys destinations through contributions from Journeys travelers – we're sharing a list of 40 of our favorite planet-friendly travel practices. If you have more suggestions, please share in the comments!

Posted on April 22, 2019

Countdown to Earth Day: Revisiting our Roots


 Robin Weber Pollak, Journeys International's president and daughter of the founders, reflects on the company's roots in Earth Day.
Posted on April 8, 2015

Earth Day Everyday


Journeys Co-Founder and Director Dr. Will Weber discusses the problematic state of the planet -- and how travel can be part of the solution.
Posted on April 21, 2014

Will You Commit to the Earth this Earth Day?

At Journeys, we take the well-being of our planet very seriously. Read on to learn how we're honoring the 44th annual Earth Day.

Posted on April 17, 2014


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