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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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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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2010 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards

By Emily, 03/18/2010 - 00:08

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has announced the 12 finalists for the 2010 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards. The winners will be revealed on May 26th celebrating the best in sustainable tourism throughout four different categories. This year over 160 entries were received from over 45 countries.

The categories and the finalists are:

Destination Stewardship Award

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Rebuilding Haiti - the Role of Tourism Development

By Emily, 03/04/2010 - 17:37
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Tourism and Post-Tsunami Displacement in India and Sri Lanka

By Emily, 03/02/2010 - 17:34

The Indian Ocean tsunami in 2004 was the biggest natural disaster in modern history and it called for a pan-Asian relief effort on a scale that had never before been seen. The immediate impact on the coastal communities affected not only their lives, homes and villages, but also their livelihoods. Many survivors fished to earn their living, farmed close to the sea or relied on low scale tourism.

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Pronta la missione per pulire il Monte Everest

Il Nepal ? uno dei Paesi pi? poveri al mondo nei quali il turismo gioca un ruolo significativo per quanto riguarda l'economia. Nonostante la ricca cultura Nepalese e le tradizioni religiose, le attrazioni turistiche principali sono le montagne dell'Himalaya e il Monte Everest. Durante la stagione delle scalate, tra marzo e maggio, la popolazione della regione di Khumbu, alle pendici dell'Everest, cresce dai 40.000 ai 700.000 abitanti, inclusi i lavoratori Nepalesi stagionali e i turisti (ved.

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Nepalese climbers cleaning up Mount Everest

By Emily, 01/27/2010 - 03:51

Nepal is one of the poorest countries of the world where tourism plays a significant economic role. Despite the rich Nepalese culture and religious traditions, the most significant tourism attractions are the Himalayan Mountains and Mount Everest.

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