Travel10 Stunning Hotels From Around The World That Run On Renewable Energy

From Fiji to Africa, hotels all over the world are turning to renewable energy sources like geothermal heating and solar panels. These ten properties offer a green destination for eco-conscious travelers looking to keep their carbon footprints light.

By Desiree Kaplan
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TravelAdventure Travel's March Toward Sustainability

Almost all ecotourism is adventure travel, but not all adventure travel is ecotourism. Fortunately, adventure travel is slowly but surely embracing ecotourism practices.

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Eco-conscious tourism possibilities in Mexico's Riviera Maya now include immersive, sustainable food experiences.

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Lacey Cunningham shares stories from her 15 years at the NPS, and gives tips on how to enjoy the parks.

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Six countries notable for their beauty and the sustainable tourism efforts to preserve it for the long term.

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Sustainable Safari Options For Eco-Conscious Travelers

These African safaris focus on sustainability and preservation of wildlife in ways that also benefit local communities.

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Controversial development is causing conflict in the beautiful archipelago, but one hotel builder thinks they have a way to satisfy both the nation and the environment's needs.

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Secretary-General Of UN's Top Tourism Organization Talks Sustainable Tourism

Mr. Zurab Pololikashvili, Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), talks to Green Matters about sustainable tourism.

By Ethan Gelber
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Australia Is Pouring $349 Million Into Funding For The Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef has been facing more and more danger from every side and some don't think the government is going far enough in addressing its root problem.

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What Is Sustainable Travel: A Primer

Sustainable travel focuses on four fundamental actions: connection, sensitivity, respect, and keeping things local.

By Ethan Gelber
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New Disney Solar Farm Will Power Two Theme Parks

The facility is expected to open by the end of this year and will generate enough renewable energy to power half of Disney's theme parks in Central Florida. 

By Desiree Kaplan
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NYC's Air Quality Is Cleaner Than Ever Since Monitoring Began

Based on a survey from New York City's Health Department, the city has seen drops in greenhouse gas emissions and the air quality is as clean as it's been since monitoring it back in 2008. It's all part of Mayor de Blasio's sustainable efforts from 2015.

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This Art Installation Is An On-The-Ground-Cloud You Can Walk Inside

A pavilion set up in the middle of Milan is allowing people to experience what it's like to walk around in a giant, clean cloud without breathing in a chemical atmosphere. But it's only the first step in a plan to control temperature in entire cities.

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Airbnb Launches New 'Healthy Tourism' Office To Promote Green Travel

After facing backlash for some of their practices, Airbnb launches an initiative to promote a healthy relationship with the communities it is deeply embedded in.

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This NYC Sushi Restaurant Uses 100% Sustainable Seafood

Recognized by sustainability organizations, this restaurant hopes continue sourcing fish from the oceans responsibly. 

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This New Label Makes It Easier Than Ever To Identify Sustainable Wines

To earn the label, at least 85 percent of the wine must come from a sustainable vineyard.

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REI Set New Sustainability Requirements For Every Brand They Sell

New goals include meeting all work safety conditions in the supply chain and removing harmful chemicals in their products.

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Greece Is Campaigning To Remove Plastic Waste From Their Oceans

Most tourists and citizens of Greece are unaware of the awful plastic waste problem that is creating devastation for marine life around their beautiful islands. New goals set by the European Union are forcing people to face the work that needs to be done.

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