Joanne Ng

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China's green shoots of ecotourism

A new eco-resort in Zhejiang province, two hours from Shanghai, is hoping to improve China's reputation for sustainable tourism<p>China usually makes headlines for its environmental protests, and pollution. It is the world's largest emitter of CO2 gases and 70% of China's rivers and lakes are …

An Introduction to Ecotourism

Ecotourism is broadly defined as low impact travel to endangered and often undisturbed locations. It is different from traditional tourism because it …

Conservation

Top 10 sustainable travel experiences

Ditch modern civilisation and go wild! (Just be responsible about it.) In this excerpt from <i>Lonely Planet's 1000 Ultimate Experiences</i>, we've got the top 10 feel-good sustainable travel experiences.<p>1. National parks volunteer, USA<p>Fall asleep to a chorus of wolf calls and count bears as your …

How to go green when you travel

Traveling green takes a little extra effort at first, but it soon becomes second nature and those extra steps can enhance every trip you take. Not only will you feel better about your travels, but you’ll also leave a more positive impression on the place you visited and often have more meaningful …

Ecotourism Pros and Cons

It’s a subject that inspires heated debate, but the argument isn’t between rich tourists (formerly known as Ugly Americans) and environmentalists. …

Green travel: how to ditch the plastic water bottle

There are three golden rules of the road less travelled: always carry a stash of toilet paper, learn a handful of phrases in the local lingo and don't drink the water. Ignore the last and you'll need a roll at the ready and 'where's the bathroom?!' on the tip of your tongue. I should know. I've had …

Travelers

How to tell if your holiday is green or just greenwash

You want to book an ecofriendly holiday, but so many travel brochures literally gloss over those thorny issues of environmental impact and 'giving something back'… Lots of hotels bill themselves as 'eco' when in practice the only green thing about them is the sign out the front.<p>So how do you tell …

Lonely Planet's top 10 eco stays for 2014

We asked Lonely Planet’s authors and travel editors to nominate outstanding eco-friendly hotels and hostels. From the incredible array of green stays around the world, our panel of experts hand-picked 10 of the best. So if you want your next trip to make a positive impact, our round-up of …

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

Cityscapes Remix Garden | London UK

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Bridal Veil installation by Louis Sicard creates a curtain of water through the forest

A veil of water stretches 40 metres between the trees of a wood in central France to form this installation by French architect Louis Sicard (+ …