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135 travel features tagged “Eco-tourism”

Seville goes green

In just five years this forward-thinking Spanish city has instituted a bike-sharing scheme, electric car and tram programmes, a metro system and the first solar power plant in Europe.
Read more… 06 January 2012


Beyond the Headlines

Cruising toward conservation

Massive ships are fun and good for tourism at ports of call, but carry a heavy environmental price tag that is starting to be reduced.
Read more… 04 January 2012


The neighbourhood of the future, in Hamburg, Germany

On the land of a defunct shipping harbour, the city is creating a vibrant, new community.
Read more… 29 December 2011


The Passport blog

The futurist: Possibly the world’s smallest pick-up truck

The newest concept from Smart, the compact electric car company, is a tiny, pick-up truck that is only about three-and-a-half metres long.
Read more… 15 December 2011


Beyond the Headlines

Skiing green trails

Resorts around the world are making efforts to offset the environmental impact of downhill skiing.
Read more… 14 December 2011


Localites

Paris paves the way with short term rental cars

Following in the tyre-treads of Velib’, Paris’ successful public bike hire scheme, this week the city launched Autolib’, a similar system for cars.
Read more… 07 December 2011


The Passport blog

The futurist: Rio’s Museum of Tomorrow

The city’s newest project will focus on the sustainable and ecological future of 2061, 50 years from the museum’s 2011 groundbreaking.
Read more… 01 December 2011


The Passport blog

US flights follow Europe’s sustainable steps

Nearly four months after European airlines began experimenting with the use of bio-fuel, Continental made US aviation history with a flights powered by fuel made from plants.
Read more… 10 November 2011


The Passport blog

Cape Town wins World Design Capital title

Visitors can see the South African city’s strides in urban planning.
Read more… 28 October 2011


The Passport blog

An increase of urban areas on watch

Charleston, South Carolina and Christchurch, New Zealand are among the 67 sites on the 2012 World Monuments Watch, a list of places threatened by poorly managed tourism.
Read more… 07 October 2011


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