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136 travel features tagged “Eco-tourism”

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Golf goes green

Many courses around the world are conserving water, preserving natural habitats and limiting – or even eliminating – chemical use when maintaining their manicured landscapes.
Read more… 31 May 2012

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The greenest transport from A to B

Between planes, trains, automobiles and buses, there are a few simple rules that can help when trying to travel with the lowest carbon footprint.
Read more… 16 May 2012

Voluntourism in the Amazon

A village stay program near Manaus, where travellers can teach English, mathematics and art, is helping to protect local wildlife by providing an economic alternative to hunting.
Read more… 15 May 2012

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How eco is your airline?

The industry is getting better environmentally, but not all carriers are the same shade of green.
Read more… 02 May 2012

The ecology of the Everglades

Florida’s subtropical wilderness is home to nine different ecosystems, 15 threatened and endangered animal species and miles of beautiful scenery.
27 April 2012

Bring on the bucket list Boomers

As the largest generation in history ages into retirement, Baby Boomers are making their dream trips a reality. Here are some ideas.
Read more… 26 April 2012

Tanzania’s Mahale Mountains National Park

This remote national park in western Tanzania is home to forested mountains, white sand coves and crystal-clear waters, and is one of the best places in the world to see chimpanzees.
Read more… 26 April 2012

Europe’s wild network of Pan Parks

Only 12 parks, stretching from Finland to Georgia, meet the strict conservation requirements.
Read more… 23 April 2012

The price of protecting paradise in Palau

In an effort to preserve the island nation’s tropical resources, the government is increasing the price of visitor permits to two of its most popular attractions.
Read more… 20 April 2012

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Urban, yet ecological, adventures

The idea of a city vacation may conjure up images of treeless sidewalks and traffic-choked streets, but several US cities get high marks for environmentally friendly initiatives.
Read more… 18 April 2012

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