want to learn about the natural history of their destination but don't want or can't join multi-day fully-fledged geology trips or expeditions and seek a cheeper and shorter alternative
want to travel and live consciously + give back to nature and travel destinations
want to transform themselves from being a passive tourist with an average experience to engaged traveler with an outstanding experience
are purpose-driven and want to explore + strengthen their values through Earth and nature lessonsARE PURPOSE-DRIVEN AND WANT TO EXPLORE + STRENGTHEN THEIR LIFE VALUES THROUGH EARTH AND NATURE LESSONS
are knowledge-addicted, ever curious, and want to deep-dive into the natural history of their destination's landscapes and nature
Travel deeper by educating yourself about the natural history of your destination without going on an extended geology tour.
EarthyU offers curated online courses about travel destinations that you can watch from the comfort of your home before departure.
Born from a love for nature, a fascination for geology and Earth, EarthyU's courses will reveal to you the hidden, novel side of your travel destination.
The online classes explain the building processes and formation of landscapes, natural features and phenomenons.
You'll learn about the geological past, climate, wildlife and flora of the particular destination.
In short: You'll learn the geological story of your travel destination.
Simply learning about your desired destination will make you emotionally attached to it and your appreciation for your travel destination will skyrocket.
As a result, you'll make better decisions for the local community and nature - you won't pick that flower, buy the shark fin soup, step on coral, trample plants or feel a wrong sense of entitlement.*
You'll treat locals and nature with respect and appreciation.
You'll want to hug a barky old tree, you'll scare off your friends because you suddenly admire rock formations, let that pretty flower grow happily ever after, choose eco-friendly hotels and transportation and treat local nature and residents with greater respect.
In short: You'll want to preserve your travel destination and you'll make better decisions for it.
No prior geological knowledge is required.
To watch and understand these courses no background in sciences is needed. The only requirement you have to bring to the table is true interest and curiosity for Earth, nature, the environment and life.
*Disclaimer: I'm not saying that your impact on nature will automatically be zero. I'm not promising you that when you take these classes you'll be a saint. You'll still contribute to carbon emissions. But I can promise you that your mindset and view of the world will change. And that is where it has to start.
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