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Travel companies & adventurers collaborate

A young British woman has founded a revolutionary social enterprise in an effort to raise £1 million by November 2014.  The ground breaking project founded by Alana Hurd aims to fund a home for abandoned disabled children in Southern Africa and has enlisted the support of hundreds of travel companies and established adventurers, such as Mark Beaumont, Sean Conway & Dave Cornthwaite.  428 more words

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New hiking and cycling tours in Armenia help ensure local conservation

Go Barefoot recently announced a new sustainable tourism project in Armenia to protect the biodiversity of the Southern Caucasus… The ambitious project will be used as a model for similar initiatives across the Caucasus, in partnership with the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC). 337 more words

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Born to be wild

Why has a game reserve been voted the Leading Conservation Company for ten years running? Zoe West finds out…  It’s the golden hour in South Africa’s Eastern Cape. 1,473 more words

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The impact of tourism on Vietnam's hidden gems

Tom McDonough asks, are locals embracing the explosion of the tourism industry in Mui Ne?  For me, witnessing Vietnam’s Mui Ne beach area develop from little known bolt-hole for expats and savvy tourists to an internationally celebrated tourist hot spot has been as painful as watching a healthy baby grow into a pimply faced, self-harming teenager. 1,597 more words

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