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- Coral micro-fragmenting is an experimental process that could save the coral reefs.
How To Travel With Purpose: A Q&A With Intrepid Travel’s Chief Purpose OfficerThe "Chief Purpose Office" of Intrepid Travel breaks down how to travel with a purpose.
The 'Most Beautiful Car In The World' Is Getting An Electric MakeoverJaguar is offering an electric, zero-emissions version of the E-Type convertible.
These Countries Are Banding Together To Create A Safe Haven For Sea TurtlesThe Philippines, Malaysia, and Indonesia, are banding together for a new initiative to establish a "turtle corridor" to preserve sea turtles in a zone called the Coral Triangle.
This Tiny Nation Is The First Country To Require Tourists To Sign Eco-PledgeIn response to the environmental damge caused by visitors, Palau has created the world's first conservation pledge, which will stamped in passports and must be signed by tourists before entry is granted.
Old Chinese Sugar Mill Transforms Into Stunning Luxury HotelAn abandoned sugar mill in China has been transformed into a new resort hote, the Alila Yangshuo Hotel, which features a cafe, bar, library, and an outdoor pool.
The Caribbean Is Getting Its First Carbon Neutral Eco-ResortThe Caribbean will soon be home to the Itz'ana Resort & Residences, a luxury eco-resort in Belize that promises to be completely carbon neutral
Solar Sails Power This Incredibly Eco-Friendly Cruise ShipThe company Peace Boat has announced plans to bring the "Ecoship" to life — a futuristic cruise ship that will blend together technology and sustainability.
Sri Lanka's Famous Wildlife Park Now Offers Luxurious Eco-LodgingThe Yala National Park in Sri Lanka now has a five-star luxury eco-resort called the Wild Coast Tented Lodge set between the beaches and the park's wilderness.
Hawaii Commits To 100% Renewable Roads By 2045Hawaii has announced that the state will transform both private and public transportation to completely renewable fuel sources by 2045.
10 Unique AirBnBs To Rent For An Eco-Friendly VacationThese 10 unique AirBnBs offer eco-friendly accommodations in some absolutely stunning vacation destinations.
Proposed Eco-Resort Aims To Greenify Tourism In The PhilippinesParis-based architect Vincent Callebaut has unveiled a proposal for a new eco-resort preserving ecology in the Philippines while respecting the area's unique ecosystems.
This Ski Resort In Europe Is Made Entirely Of Shipping ContainersThe Quadrum Ski and Yoga Resort in Gudauri, Georgia, gives us two reasons why it’s beneficial for the environment.
Immersive Treehouse Eco-Resort To Open In SingaporeSingapore is getting a new resort, and it’s anticipated to be the greenest destination in the country.
This Small Town In Wales Has Gone Completely Plastic-FreeAberporth, a small town in Wales with a population of about 2,000 people has just been officially recognized as a plastic-free community.
Elephant Hunting Is Now Legal in Botswana, After Five-Year BanBotswana made elephant hunting illegal in 2014, and five years later, the ban has been lifted.
Four New Countries Join 'Clean Seas' Campaign At United NationsThe UN launched the Clean Seas campaign in 2017 and Chile, Oman, Sri Lanka, and South Africa, have joined with plans to ban plastic bags, create marine reserves, and increase recycling.
Disney Opens New Ecotourism Destination In FranceA new collaboration between Euro Disney SCA and the Pierre et Vacances Center Parcs Group has created the Villages Nature Paris, a "green village" focused on sustainability and ecotourism
‘Kind Traveler’ Wants To Empower You To Do Good On Your Next TripKind Traveler seeks to reward vacationers who practice sustainable tourism practices and donate to local charities that benefit the communities they visit.
4 Eco-Friendly Resorts Perfect For Your HoneymoonOnce the wedding cake has been cut and the confetti has been cleared away, it's time for couples to escape the stress of wedding planning and finally relax on their honeymoon.
Dubai Solar Farm To Feature World's Largest Concentrated Solar PowerBy the end of 2020, the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park is expected to be one of the biggest concentrated solar power facilities in the world.
Greece Is Campaigning To Remove Plastic Waste From Their OceansGreece's beaches have a serious plastic waste issue, and volunteer diver George Sarelakos is fighting that.
This New Label Makes It Easier Than Ever To Identify Sustainable WinesWine lovers can now easily find wines that are certified by the California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance.
What The United States Can Learn From 4 Eco-Friendly CountriesThese 4 countries have a lot of eco-friendly practices the U.S. should learn from. Find out what Sweden, Costa Rica, France, and Singapore are doing for sustainability.
Malibu Bans Restaurants From Giving Customers Plastic Straws And UtensilsMalibu's City Council banned restaurants and other businesses from giving customers plastic straws, stirrers, or utensils.
New Eco-Resort In Vietnam Honors Local History And CultureMui Dinh Ecopark aims to be sustainable, while honoring and respecting local culture and history.
Tiny Island Resort Aims To Be 100% Sustainable By 2020Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort off of the Great Barrier Reef has a goal of being 100 percent sustainable by 2020.
Colombia Certifies 6 New Towns As Sustainable Tourism DestinationsColombia has approved six towns as eco-tourism spots.
'Sun Shield' Creates Biodegradable Shade For Great Barrier ReefA sun shield has been build over the Great Barrier Reef, to protect coral reefs in the high risk area.
You Can Fish Plastic From Amsterdam's Canals On This Eco-Boat TourPlastic Whale offers eco-boat tours of Amsterdam's canals, allowing customers to fish plastic out of the water.
Portland Pub Replaces Beef With Vegan 'Impossible' BurgersWhite Owl Social Club in Portland is replacing beef with the Impossible burger.
Lawmakers Propose Bill to Stop Traveling Circuses From Using Circus AnimalsA new bill would prevent traveling circuses from taking wild and exotic animals on the road.
Travel With Purpose: Destinations You Can Feel Good About VisitingThese destinations prove to be among the most eco friendly in the world
Kenya Passes World's Toughest Plastic Bag Ban To Fight PollutionKenya is leading the charge to rid the oceans of plastic with a plastic bag ban that supercedes any other initiative in the world in terms of the penalties for violating the law.
This NYC Sushi Restaurant Uses 100% Sustainable SeafoodMayanoki, a New York sushi restaurant, claims that all of its seafood is sustainable.
Airbnb Launches New 'Healthy Tourism' Office To Promote Green TravelAirbnb has announced the launch of its Office of Healthy Tourism.
This U.S. Ski Resort Will Run On 100% Green Energy By 2019The Squaw Valley ski resort and Alpine Meadows near Lake Tahoe are dedicated by running on 100 percent renewable energy by December 2018.
This Art Installation Is An On-The-Ground-Cloud You Can Walk InsideArtist Takehiro Ikeda made a sculpture called "Transitions" that brings a cloud down to Earth.
What Is Sustainable Travel: A PrimerSustainable travel is possible — but there's a lot to learn.
Paris Plans To Dedicate A Third Of Its New Green Spaces To Urban FarmingParis Mayor Anne Hidalgo is going to dedicate more green space to urban farming.
This Is How Hotels Save Money By Reducing Their Food WasteHotels can benefit greatly from reducing potential food loss in their kitchens.
People Are Visiting The Great Barrier Reef To Say GoodbyeAs climate change continues to have a negative impact on the world's largest living structure more people are coming to bid farewell to the ancient reef.
This Luxury Hotel Is Working To Bring Sustainable Tourism To The MaldivesSoneva Fushi, a hotel in the Maldives, is a destination for sustainable tourism.
Visit These 6 Countries Known For Sustainable TourismSustainable tourism is important in this age of the climate crisis.
Peru Saves 2 Million Acres Of Rainforest With New Yaguas National ParkPeru officially established the Yaguas National Park, a massive rainforest that stretches over two million acres — and is the the home for over 1,000 indigenous people.
Portland Is The Latest City To Ditch Plastic StrawsPortland is the latest city to ditch plastic straws — with bars and restaurants joining the #StopSucking movement and joining other eco-friendly cities like Seattle.
NYC's Air Quality Is Cleaner Than Ever Since Monitoring BeganNew York City has the cleanest air quality since it began monitoring results a decade ago.
New Disney Solar Farm Will Power Two Theme ParksDisney World will power two theme parks with solar power.
Secretary-General Of UN's Top Tourism Organization Talks Sustainable TourismZurab Pololikashvili, Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization, talks sustainable tourism.
This Hotel In One Of The Driest Deserts In The World Runs On Solar PowerA hotel in the northern Chile town of San Pedro called Tierra Atacama announced that they were going fully solar.