Baby boomers were among the main driving forces behind the environmental movements that blossomed in the 1970s and beyond, and many baby boomers try to stay eco-conscious when they travel.
Eco-tourism is, in fact, a big force in the travel business, partly because baby boomers have embraced it so readily.
The last thing any of these boomers wants to do is unwittingly support a business that feigns eco-consciousness but is really the opposite.
The World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) has some tips for recognizing supposed eco-tourist attractions that actually hurt animals and the environment in general. They have a colorful name for this deceitful practice: greenwashing.