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Ring of Kerry

Five ways to get involved in Green Tourism Week

Jeff Holman

9th June, 2011

Green Tourism Week 2011 has arrived, so Jeff Holman took a look what's going on more...
beach

Carbon offsetting version two: a greener way to travel?

Valentina Jovanovski

12th May

Carbon offsetting isn't perfect but Much Better Adventures’ partnership with environmental charity, the Converging World, has produced an initiative that just might work 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...
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...
whale

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...
scarlet hotel

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...
compass and map

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...

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...

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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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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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...
Ewan in front of a coach

I did London to Sydney without flying. Here's how

Ewan Kingston

16th April, 2010

Our well-grounded Kiwi reflects on his six month (almost flightless) odyssey from London to New Zealand, and answers all the usual questions on travel without wings more...

An industrial antidote: yurts and Wordsworth in the Lakes

Tafline Laylin

25th March, 2010

A yurt holiday near Wordsworth's ancestral home offers a chance to discover the Lake District's powerful beauty more...
A plane ready for boarding

I failed. I caught a plane

Ewan Kingston

3rd February, 2010

Thousands of miles by train, coach, bus, boat and foot and, at the last hurdle, Ewan finds that there's no way to cross the Tasman Sea except on metal wings... more...
View from catamaran

Bali to Australia by catamaran

Ewan Kingston

18th December, 2009

Though it was slow, choppy, wet and tiring, Ewan looks back on his wind-powered crossing to Australia as an experience worth every minute more...
Clean Breaks

Five green winter wonderland holidays

Jeremy Smith

15th December, 2009

Former Ecologist editor Jeremy Smith and Richard Hammond reveal new ways to experience the ski season in an extract from their book Clean Breaks more...
Ewan Kinsgton on the ferry

Are you an overland traveller?

Ewan Kingston

2nd December, 2009

Ewan discovers that 'overland traveller' has become something of a category, but one into which he's happy to fit more...
Campaign for Better Transport

Tell the Government: we want cheaper trains

Rebecca Heald

6th August, 2009

Help the Campaign for Better Transport push for cheaper, greener, less crowded trains by filling in a simple online form more...
Under the Thatch

Green holidays: Under the Thatch

Richard Hammond

1st July, 2008

Derelict cottages restored to former glory, happy holidaymakers and revived communities – all the result of one man’s vision. Richard Hammond reports more...
Ewan in front of a coach

No plane, no problem in South East Asia...

Ewan Kingston

2nd November, 2009

Ewan travels south through Laos and Thailand, discovering a landscape that speaks of the awkward throes of industrialisation... more...
A train in China

The Chinese know sustainable travel

Ewan Kingston

20th October, 2009

China may have plenty of coal-fired gigawatts, but the country knows a thing or two about sustainable and efficient transport, Ewan finds more...

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