Island-nation Palau announces all visitors now have to sign a contract to protect its vulnerable environment

Signal of change / Island-nation Palau announces all visitors now have to sign a contract to protect its vulnerable environment

By Carol Brighton / 15 Dec 2017

Prior to entering Palau, all visitors must make a pledge to honor the environment. It's the the first nation on earth to only issue entry visas to tourists who sign an eco-pledge.

John Kerry:

"Island-nation Palau announces all visitors now have to sign a contract, stamped in their passports, promising to protect its vulnerable environment. Terrific leadership that affirms everyone’s responsibility to care for our world. Sign the #palaupledge: https://goo.gl/nYQi3e"

John Kerry on Twitter

Island-nation Palau announces all visitors now have to sign a contract, stamped in their passports, promising to protect its vulnerable environment. Terrific leadership that affirms everyone's responsibility to care for our world. Sign the #palaupledge: https://t.co/HLaNUqFn0L



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