Stretching along the rocky shores of more than 1,000 islands in the turquoise waters of the Adriatic Sea, Croatia is an eco-paradise of scenic wonders. The natural heritage on the islands is astounding, covering lush mountainous terrains, flat, coastal plains, and stunning seascapes. To discover the natural beauty of the islands, join in some of the eco tours and activities!
Ai-Petri Mountain is truly the best known and one of the most visited mountain peaks of the Crimean Peninsula. Its height is 1234 meters exactly - one-two-three-four - as if someone calculated this figure on purpose!
Ecotourism in Guatemala is really kicking off as travelers come to explore the diversity of its natural environment. In promoting ecotourism, Guatemalans hope to not only educate tourists but also to share and show respect for their beautiful, yet fragile environment, and while encouraging others to be involved in conserving natural wildlife.
The French Alps are a relatively young mountain range, and therefore offer some of the most breathtaking vistas - sheer, angular snow-capped peaks, with secluded valleys nestled between them. As a holiday destination, the Alps are most often associated with ski-resorts and over-priced chalets. Increasingly people are now flocking to the French Alps during the summer months thanks to numerous eco-lodges which have sprung up in the region over the last few years.
The Masurian Lake District in the north-east of Poland is the most sought-after destination in this part of Europe for lake lovers, nature lovers and sailors. Fans of ecotourism and green travel will find themselves in paradise! The region has over 2000 lakes of different sizes, most of which are connected by canals and waterways. If you wish to explore the region properly you will need to dedicate several months of full-time travel!
At a time when rainforests are facing massive deforestation, responsible for up to 20% of global green gas emissions, Julian Melchiorri, a student from The Royal College of Arts (RCA, London) has created an artificial leaf capable of producing oxygen from a little water and light.
Alupka Park on the southern coast of Crimea is an unrivaled masterpiece of landscape art. If you go to Alupka, you should definitely visit Vorontsov Palace Park (another name of this place), no matter whether you take an organized tour or just go for a walk in search of a shade under a crown of an old tree. The park was created in the romantic XIX century, and by the present day it’s considered to be one of the most significant cultural heritage objects on the peninsula.
Any green traveller planning a visit to the Netherlands to enjoy it national parks won't be disappointed. The country has a virtual plethora to choose from which is not surprising for a country that has a reputation for being so beautifulWhilst it is permitted to drive around certain areas of the park cycling would probably be far more appealing to the environmentally conscious eco-tourist. What is more, there is no need to take a bicycle along.
There is no better way to get away from all the city life and hustle than visiting a national park. Australia has a more than 500 national parks covering a remarkable 28 million hectares and 4 per cent of the total land area. You want to unwind. Go discover the wildlife in the Australian wild and take hikes in the rainforests and misty waterfalls or relax in the secluded beaches and magnificent cliff tops.
Here are some of the top national parks you can visit in Australia.
Ballycroy National Park is Ireland's sixth National Park and was established in November 1998. Situated in northwest Mayo on the Western seaboard, it is comprised of 11,00 hectares of unspoilt wilderness - mountain ranges, Atlantic blanket bog, and marshes. Green travellers who are looking for a hiking adventure will find acres and acres of open country to explore.