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Yorkshire Dales Natural Retreats

Kicking back in a green Eden: a weekend in the Yorkshire Dales

Matilda Lee

24th November, 2011

From the sedum roof to the wood burning stove, Yorkshire Dales Natural Retreats combines eco-friendly innovations with serious luxury more...
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Top 10...environmentally friendly travel companies

Valentina Jovanovski

3rd June, 2011

Eschewing mass tourism for small groups, conservation and community involvement, Valentina Jovanovski has the lowdown on the green travel companies making a positive difference more...
Raoul du Toit, 2011 Goldman Prize winner

Raoul du Toit: Saving Zimbabwe's black rhino

Matilda Lee

31st May, 2011

Despite increased poaching threats, a difficult political situation, drought and climate change, Goldman Prize Winner Raoul du Toit has pioneered a new approach in community stakeholding to save the black rhino more...
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Egypt faces 'environmental crisis' following ousting of Mubarak

Joseph Mayton

19th May, 2011

The political future of the Arab world's largest country could look brighter following the recent uprising in Tahrir Square and beyond. But the country faces an ecological catastrophe - much of it tourism related - reports Joseph Mayton from Cairo 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...

London's Savoy hotel gets five stars for eco refit

Matilda Lee

8th October, 2010

One of London's most prestigious hotels has had a green makeover as part of a £220 million refit. Ahead of the official reopening, Matilda Lee gets an exclusive preview of the capital's most environmentally responsible luxury hotel
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Irshad Mobarak

CASE STUDY: Keeping tourism in balance with nature

Eifion Rees

5th January, 2010

Irshad Mobarak, a self-taught naturalist and environmentalist from the Malaysian island of Langkawi says that development need not mean destruction more...
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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...
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It's ecotourism, but not as we know it

Jeremy Smith

5th October, 2009

Ecotourism is not simply about minimising your negative impact. There are places you can go where your presence (and money) can make a positive difference too
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We need to talk about... flying

Jeremy Smith

2nd July, 2009

To fly or not to fly? Jeremy Smith navigates his way through a tricky issue and finds that there isn't a simple answer more...
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Sustainable travel - bons voyages?

Jeremy Smith

19th June, 2009

In the six years I spent at the Ecologist from 2001-2007, there was only one issue we really shied away from tackling properly. And that was tourism. more...
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The G20 marches - a pointless protest against everything, or the dawn of a new collective action?

Sylvia Rowley and Rachel Rickard Straus

2nd April, 2009

Protests. A political free-for-all or a new collective activism around social and environmental problems? Sylvia Rowley and Rachel Straus find out. more...

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New report demands Carbon Quotas be introduced

News

30th March, 2009

Personal Carbon Quotas need to be introduced at a ‘community scale’ new report from the RSA concludes more...
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The power of sustainable thinking

Bob Doppelt

20th February, 2009

From carbon trading to embodied emissions, our difficulties would be greatly reduced if we changed the way we perceive our own beliefs, says Bob Doppelt more...
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Personal Carbon Allowance: emission impossible?

Jamie Andrews

20th June, 2008

The Government has backtracked on radical plans for personal carbon trading schemes, reports Jamie Andrews – taking accountability for what we emit is the only way to go. more...
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Cornering the market

Faisal Islam

1st June, 2008

Do the peaks and troughs of the financial markets really hold the key to solving our environmental troubles? Faisal Islam investigates more...
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The Wild Wild East: Russia's Zapovedniks

Paul Webster

1st February, 2003

Russia’s zapovedniks are some of the world’s most pristine wildernesses. For 70 years they were protected ruthlessly by the Soviet system, but recently they have fallen prey to Putin, the World Bank and ecotourists. Paul Webster reports on their plight more...
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BURMA

The Ecologist

1st February, 2003

Or Myanmar, depending on which side of the military regime you find yourself. If like the companies below you support the regime, enjoy your visit to Myanmar. If not, please boycott Burma. more...

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