Category Archives: Education

From theory to practice | The 4C’s of Responsible Tourism in action

In the world of do-good tourism, Costa Rica quickly comes to mind as a pioneer of a type of tourism that predominantly built on the idea of “low human impact and high community and environmental benefit.” In one word: Ecotourism! … Continue reading

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Because Water Matters

By Dian Hasan | September 28, 2010 “Water is the source of life.” That’s a given that we all know. And we also know that countless (make that billions!) of people today still don’t have access to clean water. And … Continue reading

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Lotan Center for Creative Ecology ~ creating an Eco Community through “Green Apprenticeship”

By Dian Hasan | September 11, 2009 We continue to search for commendable and do-able “Green Ideas” that relate to travel & tourism, from all corners of the world. We deliberately use the term “Green Ideas” to avoid the confusion … Continue reading

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Foundations for Understanding Philantrophic Travel

UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) states that if responsible practices are in place, Philanthropic Travel is the natural interlocutor between the wealth and desires of the global traveler and the socio-economic needs of some of the world’s … Continue reading

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Interview with Brad Choyt, Director of John Hardy’s Green School in Bali, Indonesia

The Green School in Bali, a progressive English-based international school that was built on the mission to create a learning environment that is as close to the natural environment as possible. Open in 2008, brainchild of John Hardy, Canadian-born jeweler … Continue reading

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Indonesia’s Green School a ‘seed in nature’

The past few months have seen the global economic crisis push the issue of climate change into the background. But for one school in Indonesia, protecting the environment is the very reason it is open. It’s called Green School, and … Continue reading

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