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We Wanna Be Friends With: Thomas McNaughton

<i>Our city is chock-full of interesting people and wild personalities. Overwhelmed by the coolness? Every week we'll pick one standout local we'd love</i> …

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San Francisco to Promote Sustainable Development with New Eco Districts

<i>Photo via Shutterstock</i><p>Last summer, the San Francisco Planning Department announced plans to create four different types of “eco-districts” within the …

It's the Green Carpet Challenge! Check Out These Gorgeous Eco-Friendly Dresses and Vote for Your Favorite

Five British designers, including Christopher Kane, Victoria Beckham, Erdem, Burberry Prorsum, and Roland Mouret were recently put to an eco-friendly design test by the Green Carpet Challenge, an organization founded by Livia Firth (wife of Colin Firth) that is all about putting a spotlight on …

Bright Lights, Big Cities Going Green

I have a confession to make. I don’t much like cities. In fact, as a kid I hated them.<p>Growing up in the suburbs of New Jersey a few turnpike exits away from Manhattan, I gravitated to the woods, streams, and fields of the Garden State instead of the concrete jungle that was home to my immigrant …

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 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 …

On the road in America: travelling in the US without a car

Travelling in the US without your own wheels doesn’t have to be a form of purgatory. Beat writer, Jack Kerouac, unwitting inventor of the modern American road trip, never owned a car or a driver’s license. Aside from the odd brief (and presumably illegal) turn behind the wheel of someone else’s …

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