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136 travel features tagged “Eco-tourism”


Rooftop farming in Hong Kong

A 4,000sqft rooftop in the industrial neighbourhood of Ngau Tau Kok is home to HK Farm, which grows organic produce and promotes the consumption of local fruits and vegetables.
Read more… 27 August 2012

Beyond the Headlines

Getting a degree in sustainable travel

As the idea of responsible tourism has taken hold, so too have university programs designed to give students the skills to influence how tourism is managed.
Read more… 22 August 2012

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The planet’s pristine waters

Bodies of water that truly live up to their crystal clear reputation.
Read more… 10 August 2012

Beyond the Headlines

Travellers’ impact on coral reefs

Non-biodegradable sunscreen could be harming the algae that keeps the world’s coral healthy. But many experts say that concern is just a drop in the ocean of more threatening elements.
Read more… 07 August 2012

Switzerland by public transport

A host of schemes – such as rail passes, luggage-forwarding services and electric bikes – make it simple to see the enthralling Swiss countryside without a car.
Read more… 14 June 2012

Switzerland’s habitats in the sky

In Switzerland, practical and stunningly beautiful green rooftops serve to restore a piece of what architecture displaced.
13 June 2012

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Vacationing down on the farm

Farm stays – bunking in barns or farmers’ homes – are mutually beneficial. Travellers discover where their food came from and farmers earn extra income.
Read more… 13 June 2012

Perfect Trip

The perfect trip: Costa Rica

Tucked into the narrow Central American isthmus, Costa Rica may look small, but it conceals mysterious cloud forests, quiet beaches and extraordinary wildlife.
Read more… 07 June 2012

A local food scene burns in Iceland

A number of restaurants and farm stays are offering menus that celebrate Iceland’s industrious ability to grow crops in one of the world’s most inhospitable places.
Read more… 01 June 2012

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