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Skeleton Sea - Recycling Art and Environmental Awareness

Skeleton Sea is an environmental awareness campaign created from the perspective of a group of surfers and artists who depend of the sea to fulfill their passion for sport.

The project consist in an interactive environmental awareness campaign generating a strong visual impact through the exhibition of mixed media installations, documentary films and recycling sculptures created around the world.

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Marine Ecotourism - Beauty Underwater

We all enjoy being by the beach - whether we're swimming in crystal blue waters, diving in caves or just taking some sun, our seas and oceans offer us a great level of tranquility making our ecotourism trips much more heart-warming. Ecotourism in the marine environment has grown rapidly over the years, probably due to the covering of approximately 70% of the earth's surface area by oceans! The diversity of ecotourism can be striking given the presence of unique habitats such as coral reefs, mangrove forests and sea grass beds.

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Ecotourism in Wetlands - "The Kidneys of the Ecosystem"

Every year on the 2nd of February the world celebrates World Wetlands Day. According to the Ramsar Convention, wetlands are defined as "areas of marsh, fen, peatland or water, whether natural or artificial, permanent or temporary, with water that is static or flowing, fresh, brackish or salt, including areas of marine water the depth of which at low tide does not exceed six meters".

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Green Travel : The Allure of Open Air Markets

Every ecotourist has to eat. Why not be a more ecological food consumer by targeting open air markets for meal times? Open air markets are a pleasant way to spend a morning or afternoon, providing vibrant and colorful venues for strolling around and taking in the local food and atmosphere.

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Desert Ecotourism - The Beauty of Dryness

As an Egyptian, ecotourism in these so-called barren lands was not unfamiliar. But truth be told, I was never really fascinated by them as much as I was by ecotourism. That was until I was assigned work in the Sahara - the world's largest hot desert, almost the size of China or the United States! I quickly realized how ecotourism could greatly benefit these fragile ecosystems.

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Responsible Consumerism During Ecotravel

One thing we are sure to do when we travel is consume. The very act of traveling is consumption - the consumption of services, like transportation and lodging and entry fees and show tickets; or of goods, like food, clothing, souvenirs, luggage tags, and books to keep us entertained during the inevitable periods of waiting in lines and in rooms for things to happen. Consumption is automatic and can be a mindless activity.

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Top 10 Favorite Eco Tours by Pocketvillage

By Davide, 11/28/2011 - 03:28

Experience a country in a "green" way! If you care about the footprint you leave and want to make sure that your visit doesn't have a negative impact on local culture and environment, then you might want to explore the world in a sustainable way. We have hand-picked our 10 Favorite Eco Tours from the pocketvillage website and we hope that they will inspire you to get out there and start traveling the world in harmony with nature.

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The Lake District, Mount Hellvelyn & Windermere

By Sync P, 10/03/2011 - 22:57

Travelling is just one of those things I love to do. The travel experience falls into simple categories for me, those which predominately I try to keep an open mind towards. Categories like the surrounding area and facilities, impacting scenery, food it's quality & local passions depending what's on offer and the engaging places that it is worshipped, accommodation options if I stay over, price impact, and the climatic atmosphere, which by the way are not in any particular order.

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Ecotourism in Chile

So narrow it's almost invisible on a map, Chile does anything but blend in when you see it in real life. This visually diverse country is comprised of five tourist regions, all of which are home to some exquisite ecotourism opportunities. In addition to the prevalence of ecotourism in Chile, sustainable development and responsible travel thinking are prioritised here.

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