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Asia Pacific Green Travel
Researcher at Bidoup Field School Vietnam
Looking for a unique way to ‘pay it forward’ and add to your resume with your sustainable travels? Spearheading an innovative program that applies responsible tourism practices with practical scientific research, the Bidoup Field School, which is supported by Columbia University, will be holding a special 2-week program in January for budding researchers who want...
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Male Gaur asiatic wild ox at Nagarahole wildlife sanctuary
The vast and diverse landscape of India is embedded with a rich biosphere that is home to myriad species of flora and fauna. I believe that with the evolution of technology and infrastructural development in India, today, there is a perpetual conflict between the Indian wildlife and humans. Gaur bull at Nagarhole National Park, India....
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Ten years ago, my husband and I went to Thailand for our honeymoon. While we were enthralled by the vibrancy of Bangkok and the lushness of Phuket, environmental responsibility was definitely not the first adjective that came to mind during our travels – instead we could describe Thailand’s phenomenal food, extraordinarily friendly people, scarily bad...
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Diwali or the “festival of lights” is a celebration of the inner light that exists in all humankind. The holiday is as important to Hindus as Christmas is to Christians. This year, the festival will begin on October 26 and will continue for five days. It is very much a family celebration with traditional activities...
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The eco-destination series continues with a summary of Ilha Formosa, or Beautiful Island, as the Portuguese explorers first called Taiwan when they discovered it in the early 16th century. Taiwan is one of the most densely populated countries in the world. However, in contrast to the media images typically seen in the west, Taiwan is...
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Given its topography that ranges from snowy Mount Everest to lush tropical valleys full of wildlife, Nepal has positioning itself nicely as a top ecotourism destination. Families can enjoy wilderness camps, white-water rafting, trekking and birding as well as participating in safaris all amidst spectacular flora and fauna. Nepal is about the size of Tennessee....
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India Helping Communities with Travel
For generations, nature and wildlife conservation has been a part of the Indian culture and heritage. From its highest peak at Kanchenjunga to the Indian Ocean, amazing India also spells variety and adventure. A land of rich and varied geography including the Himalayan Region, Kerala and the Andaman, Nicobar and Lakshdweep Islands, India offers such...
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