Tag Archives: Environment

Quote of the Day | On the environment and sustainability

Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect. ~ Chief Seattle (1786 – 1866), Washington … Continue reading

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Indonesia’s Orang Utans up close and personal

By Dian Hasan | July 16, 2010 The playful Orang Utans at Camp Leakey, Tanjung Puting National Park, Indonesian Borneo. Photo: Nicole Duke To understand the plight of the mighty Orang Utan, the magnificent orange apes that are native to … Continue reading

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Ideas Inspiring Innovation | Grasss-roots innovation for Mankind’s Basic Problems

By Dian Hasan | May 13, 2010 Sub-Saharan Africa: Water source is scarce and is located in remote areas, far from villages. Getting water is a daily struggle. Women and children must walk great distances to the water source and … Continue reading

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Saving Orang Utans ~ connecting all the dots

By Dian Hasan | September 20, 2009 It’s ironic that some of the world’s cuddliest animals that we all universally love and admire, are also its most endangered. Take the Panda, the Chimpanzee and the Orang Utan, for example. While the … Continue reading

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How Ecolodges Work ~ Choosing Ecotourism (6 of 6)

Choosing Ecotourism In approaching ecotourism, you may find yourself asking some of the following questions: Why should I choose to stay at an ecolodge over a traditional motel or hotel? Why choose ecotourism over a traditional vacation? The answer to … Continue reading

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How Ecolodges Work ~ Ecotourism (5 of 6)

Ecotourism You might be surprised to know that the travel and tourism industry is the number one industry on Earth. According to a recent article entitled Ecotravel, approximately 700 million people spend a total of $2-3 trillion on their trips, annually. … Continue reading

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How Ecolodges Work ~ Finding an Ecolodge (4 of 6)

Finding an Ecolodge Photo courtesy Ecolodge Rendez-Vous, Saba, Dutch West Indies, Caribbean Composting toilet at the Ecolodge Rendez-Vous Before making a decision about visiting an ecolodge, do your research. Find out who owns and operates the lodge, whatsustainable measures they follow … Continue reading

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