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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 …

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 …

Sustainability

Green travel: how to find an eco-friendly tour operator

With no universal guidelines on what qualifies as ‘eco’, it can be difficult to know if a tour operator, hotel or lodge truly fits the sustainability bill. <i>Lonely Planet Traveller</i> has picked out some of the handiest hints to help you figure out which companies are as good as their word. Here are the …

Travel

Ecotourism seen as solution to Cumberland's economic ills

Dave Scherer guarantees his passengers will see eagles while cruising the Maurice River in Cumberland County.<p>Scherer’s customers often point in awe …

Conservation

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 …

ESTC Talks - Making Smart Decisions for a Sustainable Future