STATES CHRONICLE – Researchers state that if you delay a trip to see coral reefs, you might never have the chance to do it since the Great Barrier Reef is dying off. Climate change has triggered sea ice layers melting, causing coral reefs bleaching. Many marine species are now in danger due to the fact that their habitats are affected.
Experts advise people to go on a trip to visit coral reefs before they die
In the African savannas, several species populations have decreased in number since poachers are hunting them for commercial reasons. Postponing a trip to such exotic destinations might be a mistake because in time they will become very costly. Valerie Jalufka, a Houston IT consultant, stated that it would be a shame to miss all the beautiful things preserved by nature and all the animals in their habitat. Global warming is affecting this planet little by little every day.
In a few years, we might see manatees and coral reefs only in pictures. Moreover, because many people do not even believe that climate change is our fault, they do not make any efforts to annihilate all these terrible consequences. Jalufka has already visited every continent, and her most recent trip was to New Zealand and Australia.
Travel agencies pointed out that bucket lists became a trend
She was there for three weeks snorkeling at the Great Barrier Reef and doing bungee-jumping. Valerie also went on safari in Tanzania and managed to visit all touristic sites from Tasmania to Tierra del Fuego. Jalufka is one of those adventurous people who is bound to take their once-in-a-lifetime journeys in their 30s. This kind of individuals usually do this for two reasons. One of them is that they believe in experiences more than they believe in material stuff, defining their young spirit.
The second reason is based on the principle “go and see it before it disappears” since this planet is slowly decaying due to climate change. They feel the need to make the trips they wished for their whole life as soon as possible because they may never have the chance in the future. A report developed for Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection from 2016 indicates that they expected that a third of American travelers to Asia to be in their 50s or 60s. However, most of the travelers were in their 30s and 40s.
Some admit that they travel to tick something on their bucket list and great travel agencies claim that this has become a trend.
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