Tag Archives: Eco-Tourism

New Kitintale Skate Park empowers Kampala teenagers to stay active and out of trouble

By Dian Hasan | September 5, 2009 Research says that children who are physically active, or get into sports, take their mind off of unnecessary adverse activities. Sports keeps the young bodies (and minds) active and energized. After all, getting … Continue reading

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Dolpins have the conscience to rescue other marine species

In case you’ve been living on a different planet, thinking that we are our planet’s most intelligent species, we do have competition – on land (yes, Chimps and other Apes) and in the sea (Dolphins). Dolphins are known to be … Continue reading

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The Brilliant Dolphins ~ Deep Thinkers (BBC), part 1 of 2

Surfing Dolphins clip from the 2003 BBC “Wildlife on One” episode Dolphins: Deep Thinkers, narrated by David Attenborough. The educational clip narrates that the maintenance of social bonds in complex animal societies such as dolphins and humans may be the … Continue reading

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The Brilliant Dolphins ~ Deep Thinkers (BBC), part 2 of 2

Educational clip from the 2003 BBC “Wildlife on One” episode Dolphins: Deep Thinkers, narrated by David Attenborough. In this clip, dolphins are demonstrated to be able to comment on the presence or absence of stated objects, which is a very … 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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Philanthrophic work in Mukuni Village, Zambia

Another look at what Philantrophic Travel entails, and how to go about seeking the right program that meets your passion to help the right cause. The Butterfly Tree is a UK-based charity organization founded by Jane Kaye-Bailey in 2006, following … Continue reading

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Living & Giving Large ~ a look into Philantrophic Travel

As the term VolunTourism (Volunteering while on Vacation), is becoming much more commonplace, in the era of “doing good is glorious” there’s another term that I stumbled upon, Philantrophic Travel. And while we’re hearing more about the Corporate World doing … Continue reading

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