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10 Ways to Be a Responsible Traveler

You don’t need to be a full-time traveler to jump on the sustainability bandwagon. Follow these guidelines, and you will be well on your way to a life of responsible travel. 6 more words

The Earth is warming up and the climate is changing: Human activity is responsible. 97% of actual climatologists agree on this, but the 3% deniers are still giving equal time in the media who flood the public with confusion…

Latest findings suggest that the goal of limiting global temperature rise to 2° Celsius may now be beyond reach, and that we may now be locked into a 4- to 6-degree temperature increase.  64 more words

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World's Best Ecolodges | National Geographic Traveler

I’m a self-confessed tree-hugger.  Which makes me pretty much a sucker for eco-travel.  That being said, I’m always wary about places that advertise themselves as ‘environmentally-friendly’.   24 more words

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How to be polite in Southeast Asia

Sustainable tourism isn’t just about carbon offsetting, conservation centres and eco-lodges. When we talk about responsible travel, we’re also talking about supporting local businesses, respecting local cultures, and promoting mutual understanding between our own culture and those we visit. 1,356 more words

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Eco-friendly, Ethical Travel Tips

Over the years, I’ve changed my daily habits and become mindful of my lifestyle choices to better suit my belief in eco-friendly, ethical living – and this includes the choices I make when travelling. 1,362 more words

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Disaster Tourism And The Darker Side Of Travel.

Disaster tourism is essentially the act of travelling to a disaster area out of a matter of curiosity, or using a disaster to create profit in the form of organised tours and treks. 1,386 more words

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Solar tent, an alternative to hotels with its recharge station and wireless Internet connection?

The Solar Concept Tent uses a body composed of photovoltaic fabric-specially-coated solar threads woven into an outer fabric.

Cool features are an automatic heated groundsheet, which begins to heat when inside temperatures drop, and a geo-location device, which allows the user to easily pick out his own tent from the masses of others by using a SMS to activate glowing of the tent.  39 more words

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