Tag Archives: Environment

How Ecolodges Work ~ The Ecolodge Experience (3 of 6)

The Ecolodge Experience Making a choice to visit an ecolodge or engage in any form of ecotourism may take a little more research on your part, but the feeling that your vacation contributed to preserving the world’s natural environment should … Continue reading

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How Ecolodges Work ~ Ecolodge Principles (2 of 6)

Ecolodge Principles According to The Ecotravel Center, a service of the Conservation International Foundation the termecolodge can be defined as: An industry label used to identify a nature-dependent tourist lodge that meets the philosophy and principles of ecotourism. Essentially, an ecolodge … Continue reading

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How Ecolodges Work ~ Introduction (1 of 6)

Every year, millions of Americans go on vacation. In fact, you may be pondering your next vacation destination right now. Will it be a visit to New York, London or Paris? Or, maybe a few weeks at the beach. Instead … 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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Eco Tourism in the Middle East: Jordan

Between all of the eco guesthouses popping up and the Israeli Tourism Ministry trying to go green by 2009, there’s no absence of environmentally friendly vacation options in Israel (hint hint, to all those out-of-towners planning their summer vacations in … Continue reading

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Jordan’s Feynan Eco Lodge Named One of the Top 50 Eco Lodges in the World

Feynan Eco Lodge, one of several eco tourist destinations in Jordan, has been rated by National Geographic as one of the top 50 eco lodges in the world and one of the top 10 eco lodges located in deserts, jungles, … Continue reading

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How to responsibly enjoy endangered animals

By Dian Hasan | September 10, 2009 This piece appeared in Tree Hugger, and I found it fascinating, as there are unique ways of enjoying or experiencing animals in the wild (in their natural habitat) that cause no harm. Us … Continue reading

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