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Columbia University Climate Science Ecotourism Adventure

Looking for a unique way to ‘pay it forward’ and add to your resume with your sustainable travels? The Columbia University climate science program applies responsible tourism practices with practical scientific research.  The Bidoup Field...
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Support LifeStraw Carbon for Water This Week!

Drinking a glass of water is something most of us take for granted, but more than 750 million people around the world still do not have access to safe water. Through ClimateCare, we are helping...
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Green Cities: Are They the New Vacation Destinations?

It’s enough to make my head spin with anticipation! Today, more than half the world’s population lives in cities and they are projected to add 274,000 people every day for the next 30 years.  According...
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Polar Bear Cruise Ship Battle in Arctic

There are various times throughout the year when I make a conscious decision to unplug from the world and, instead, reconnect with myself and my natural surroundings. Ultimately, while I do feel balanced, once I...
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Let’s End Our Love Affair with Water Bottles – Travelers Against Plastic

Last year, our family traveled to Namibia with 600 other intrepid travelers for the annual Adventure Travel World Summit.  Given Namibia’s recent nod by the New York Times, as number 6 of the 52 Places to...
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Upcoming Green Living Festivals in Washington DC

This month, there’s a flurry of green living festivals in Washington DC that highlight options for energy efficiency, renewable energy, zero-waste and gardening as well as local bike tours and sustainable travel. With lots of...
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Greenloons signs ATTA Value Statement emphasizing ethics, child protection, sustainability and community

Tourism is the largest industry in the world and, as such, has the power to (positively or negatively) change lives and impact communities. Along with that, Greenloons has consistently advocated the values of authentic ecotourism,...
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Reforest Patagonia Needs You!

Patagonia is one of the world’s greatest natural treasures—admired for both its ecological significance and its extraordinary beauty. However, in the last 100 years, forest fires and human intervention have destroyed more than 7.5 million...
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ESTC 2011 shines with eco-secrets, Gullah history, debate and sustainable food – Day 2 highlights

Stanley Selengut, dubbed as the father of sustainable resort development, opened Day 2 of the Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism Conference (ESTC 2011) with an inspiring speech about how eco-lodge developers can bring properties into ecological...
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ESTC 2011 opens with song – Day 1 highlights

The Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism Conference (ESTC) 2011 commenced on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina this morning bringing participants together from 21 countries around the world.  The conference opened with songs sung by a traditional...
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