Global Activism: Eco-tourism in the Dominican Republic

January 21, 2010

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El Fuego Del Sol provides sun ovens which offer a means to cook without having to burn charcoal.
It's Thursday, and time for our Global Activism series. Each Thursday we hear about an individual who's decided to work to make the world a better place.

Kevin Adair is Founder of El Fuego Del Sol. It's an eco-tourism project based in the Dominican Republic.

The Dominican Republic gets some 4 million visitors a year. People flock to the beaches and resorts, but there's very little eco-tourism. That's why Kevin decided to start El Fuego del Sol. He came by to give us an update on some of the new trips he's organizing, and reminded us how it all got started in the first place...