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7 travel features tagged “Eco-tourism”

Sleeping on stilts in the Amazon

At Brazil’s largest nature reserve, travellers can stay in treehouses, paddle past alligators and pick acai berries – but only 1,000 visitors a year are allowed in.
Read more… 02 July 2014


Brazil's shifting sandscapes

The crescent-shaped dunes and shimmering lagoons on Brazil’s northeastern coast are an unlikely – but beautiful – ecosystem.
19 April 2013


Beyond the Headlines

The repercussions of rainforest reduction

While sustainable forestry techniques could reduce rainforest deforestation by millions of acres per year, travellers can also play their part.
Read more… 02 November 2012


Brazil’s threatened slice of paradise

Despite remaining largely off limits for most of this century, Ilha Grande’s recent tourism explosion means that preservation and sustainability have become more important than ever.
Read more… 20 September 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


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


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