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Ecotourism in action
Crann Og Ireland
I’ve been travelling and volunteering for nearly two years now. In the beginning of this year, I came to a place called ‘Crann Óg’. It’s a small eco farm/community/self-catering destination in the County of Galway in the west of Ireland. So, I stayed there Spring on, interrupted by occasional visits to my boyfriend. Since September...
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Both living and working in the Lake District and it still rendering me speechless when seeing such amazing locations as Tarn Hows, the Langdale Valley, and Wastewater, I know how important it is to preserve this amazing landscape for years to come. It is fantastic that more people than ever are coming to walk the...
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Read 7 tips for making green travel effortless – without guilt and without spending a lot of money. Green can have personal upside, pizazz and machismo! Somewhere along the way – maybe between the marketing of hemp clothing and natural cleaning products – the concept of a green lifestyle became associated with femininity. Frankly, I...
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kenailodge
  Read the seven reasons why Kenai Fjords Glacier Lodge is a great example of Ecotourism in Action. The project is small-scale and developed with specific limits. It will not “evolve” into a large resort hotel over time. The Glacier Lodge has been built with a very light touch on the environment, utilizing locally available...
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Edward Norton – known to many of us as the star of The Illusionist, 25th Hour, Fight Club and American History X – travelled to Kenya, where he stayed at a lodge called Campi ya Kanzi in the Chyulu Hills…read the entire Africa Geographic article here. Read more about the Maasai Conservation Safari travel experience and...
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After working at a self-sustaining eco ranch in Arenal, Costa Rica, we took a trip to the beach. The untouched waters, clear blue sky, white waves rolling in, innumerable amounts of rocks as the bed of the ocean, and this captured image of her solely strolling within these things made me so grateful and aware...
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It is such a pleasure to have a resource like Greenloons. There is a growing number of travelers who share a passion for exploring unique and natural areas and uncovering their hidden stories.  They are sensitive about their impact on the surrounding environment and local community. These travelers look for authentic experiences that expand their minds...
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Thinking of the environment and being environmentally conscious needn’t stop when taking a holiday. Many hotels and leisure complexes are leading the way in the environmental stakes by lowering their carbon footprint. Many businesses are looking at ways in which to be more environmentally aware green. One such way is by applying for the ISO14001...
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Listen as Irene speaks with the host of the Azumano Travel Show (Portland, Oregon) about the history and top ecotourism sites in the Kingdom of Jordan.  This 5 minute radio show segment was broadcasted on November 5, 2011.  
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Listen as Irene speaks with the host of the Azumano Travel Show(Portland, Oregon) about top emerging eco-destinations including Botswana, Belize, Philippines, Borneo and Jordan.  This 7 minute radio show segment was broadcasted on October 15, 2011. Jordan’s eco-lodges combine local heritage and educational experiences while exploring a mix of modernity, ancient wonders and nature. Think horse or camel...
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