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Monitoring Costa Rica Wildlife At Villa Blanca Cloud Forest Hotel & Nature Reserve

At the eco-friendly Villa Blanca – with its own Costa Rica wildlife research station and nature offerings – is an experience unto itself.

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Tips For Giving Your Trip A Responsible Makeover

In the USA, the Union of Concerned Scientists has found that 40% of the country’s fossil fuel related carbon dioxide emissions come from the transportation sector. Since travel — especially on an international level — involves taking at least a […]

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Conscious Travel: 10 Myths About Responsible Tourism

There are many myths floating around about responsible tourism and what travelers should or shouldn’t be doing when they hit the road. To set the record straight, Epicure & Culture caught up with Olivia Ruggles Brise, Director of Policy and […]

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Sustainable Tourism: Tips For The Savvy Traveler

Relaxing retreats. Exotic adventures. Romantic getaways. When planning your summer vacations, do you consider the impact of your travels on the environment and communities you are visiting? Some of the world’s most breathtaking destinations are now being managed sustainably, which […]

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5 Common Travel Practices That Are Detrimental For The Environment (And How You Can Easily Change Them)

The idea of going on vacation is probably one of the most appealing concepts we have as human beings. It can mean anything from jet setting off to a sunny beach and sipping tropical drinks to trekking through remote and […]

 Eco-Conscious On The Road: Amazing Travel Companies That Can Help You To Save The Planet

Eco-Conscious On The Road: Amazing Travel Companies That Can Help You To Save The Planet

As enjoyable as jet-setting off to foreign destinations in search of new experiences (and food and drinks) can be, international travel has developed a bit of a track record for being less-than-enjoyable for the environment. According to the United Nations […]

How Greenloons Is Helping People Book Responsible Travel Experiences

How Greenloons Is Helping People Book Responsible Travel Experiences

Are you an ethical traveler? Irene Lane of Greenloons helps us wade through the marketing jargon to discover which tour operators are actually eco-friendly and sustainable (and how to tell the difference between the two). Interested in more responsible travel […]

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Luxury Goes Organic: A Caviar You Can Feel Good About

For all those who haven’t heard, caviar is okay to eat again. Actually, it’s more than okay, it’s sustainable and healthy, thanks to operations on British Columbia’s Sunshine Coast. While the Capsian and Black Seas once supplied all the world’s […]

Conscious Travel: How To Have An Eco-Friendly Trip

Conscious Travel: How To Have An Eco-Friendly Trip

In the world of travel, ecotourism is a hot topic right now. Rightfully so, especially when considering that everything we do on a trip, from the transportation we take to the foods we eat and the souvenirs we buy, has […]