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The Really Wild Show: Namibia's pioneering conservancies

Ruth Styles

12th May, 2011

From the endless red dunes of the south to the teeming game reserves of Damaraland, Namibia is home to some of the world’s most important eco-systems. Ruth Styles went to find out how local people are helping to preserve them more...
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Wild UK: Britain’s big five

Sella Oneko

5th May, 2011

Africa might have elephants, rhinos and leopards but Britain’s got a big five of its own and they’re just as impressive. Sella Oneko shows you where to find them more...
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Top 10…British glamping trips

Jeff Holman

6th May, 2011

Planning a staycation this summer? With everything from gypsy caravans to forest hideaways available, glamping takes the hard work out of camping. Jeff Holman rounds up 10 of the best more...
festivals

Festivals: the green guide

Sella Oneko

28th April, 2011

Missed out on Coachella? Don’t despair, says Sella Oneko. Combining great music and green initiatives, this summer’s vintage look set to be the best yet more...
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All aboard the Eco Express: five great places to go by train

Ruth Styles

21st April, 2011

Whether you fancy a little continental flair, a Cornish pasty or a highland fling, there’s a train to get you there. Best of all, it’s clean, green and fuss-free more...
ireland

The Green Ireland travel app: the Emerald Isle just got greener

Jeff Holman

14th April, 2011

Want to find a way to enjoy the incredible landscapes of Ireland without leaving your carbon footprints all over them? There’s an app for that! more...
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Top 10...European wildlife destinations

William McLennan

1st April, 2011

From birds to whales, Europe has plenty for wildlife watchers to love. William McLennan rounds up some of the best more...
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Eco luxe in Cornwall: the Scarlet Hotel

The Ecologist

30th March, 2011

British eco-hotels are becoming increasingly common but not everyone wants to spend their holiday in a Mongolian yurt. The Scarlet Hotel in Cornwall proves you don’t need to sacrifice luxury to protect the environment more...
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Five brilliant English day trips

Ruth Styles

24th March, 2011

With sunny days on the way, make the most of your weekends with an English day out
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Best of British: Organic Places to Stay

The Ecologist

17th March, 2011

From John O’ Groats to Land’s End, Linda Moss’ Organic Places to Stay has green travellers covered more...

Belfast: the green guide

Ruth Styles

16th March, 2011

Combining great nightlife and delicious organic food with a fascinating past and friendly locals, Belfast is the perfect place for a British weekend break more...

Top 10… greenest UK cities

Ruth Styles

11th March, 2011

From recycling schemes to conserving green spaces, Ruth Styles rounds up the UK's eco-friendliest places to live more...

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On the bear trail: eco-tourism in Slovakia

The Ecologist

10th March, 2011

Slovakian mountains provide the perfect backdrop for families who want to try their collective hand at conservation more...

Top 10…Euro cities to cycle

Ruth Styles

7th March, 2011

Want to see a new city and get fit at the same time? Then try doing it by bike... more...

Green Weekending: Boot and Shoe Cottage

The Ecologist

24th February, 2011

County Durham might not have Rome’s lovely weather but a weekend break at Boot and Shoe cottage has more than enough charm to make up for any lack of sunshine
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Wild with heart: 'Voluntouring' at the Taricaya Ecological Reserve in Peru

The Ecologist

17th February, 2011

Combining stunning jungle scenery with the chance to get close to wildlife and give something back Taricaya Ecological Reserve offers volunteering opportunities that can make a real difference
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Copenhagen: Europe's coolest green city

Ruth Styles

16th February, 2011

Cutting edge architecture, miles of cycle routes and green spaces galore have made the Danish capital a hotspot for green travellers. Ruth Styles packed her bags for a weekend in Europe’s greenest capital city
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PICK OF THE DAY: VisitWoods Interactive Woodland Website

The Ecologist

10th February, 2011

The Woodland Trust’s new VisitWoods website has everything you need to know about the UK’s woods and forests

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Top 10…Eco-friendly half term breaks

Ruth Styles

4th February, 2011

Try something new during the half term break, whether it’s wolf tracking in Sweden or surfing in Wales. Whatever your budget, likes or dislikes, we’ve got an eco-friendly family trip for you more...

PICK OF THE DAY: The Tent by the Wood

The Ecologist

3rd February, 2011

The traditional family camping trip gets a makeover with Swallowtail Farm’s Tent by the Wood, near Rye more...

Q&A: Ben Southall

Ruth Styles

2nd February, 2011

He’s been a charity fundraiser and is now a fully-fledged adventurer. But is ‘Best Job in the World’s’ Ben Southall about to add eco-warrior to his CV? Ruth Styles met him to find out
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Top 10...Woodland Walks

Ruth Styles

28th January, 2011

Packed with rare flora and fauna, Britain’s woodlands are the perfect place for getting to grips with nature. From Yorkshire to the Lake District, Hampshire and beyond, Ruth Styles rounds up the best walks more...
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Tanzania: can the country's booming eco-tourism sector ever be truly green?

Thembi Mutch

18th January, 2011

From local participation to wildlife conservation, Tanzania’s green tourism projects show how responsible travellers and tour operators can improve lives and ecosystems - but there's still much to do, reports Thembi Mutch more...
Ecologist summer reads

The Ecologist's top ten eco summer reads

Claire Baylis

29th July, 2010

Seven top environmentalists recommend their reads for the summer, covering everything from psychological thrillers to steady state economics more...
Cleaning the tyres

The art of bike maintenance: trouble shooting squeaks and creaks

Guy Andrews

15th June, 2010

This extract from The Ultimate Guide to Bicycle Maintenance will help you identify the source of, and fix, nasty noises more...

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