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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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Technology Facilitates Greener Travel

It's no secret that traveling has the potential to rack up a hefty footprint on our fragile earth. Fortunately, new technologies are helping change the way we travel, facilitating a greener approach to travel. Not only are these advancements green, they make traveling much more streamlined and manageable than before.

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Vancouver 2010: Carbon Neutral Olympic Games

By Emily, 02/16/2010 - 22:01

The 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Vancouver have embraced the opportunity - and the responsibility - to take action on climate change by aspiring to be a carbon neutral Games. The Vancouver Organizing Committee (VANOC) has assessed the unavoidable greenhouse gas emissions from all their operations leading up to, and for holding the international event.

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Promises of Greener Flying

By Emily, 01/28/2010 - 17:34

The expansive growth of air travel lays high pressures on the aviation industry to continue the trend towards lower carbon emissions. Lately different airline companies - 'the bad guys' of the global warming story- are coming up with more ecological solutions in order to respond to the growing critique of green campaigners and alert consumers. At the same time the urge for more efficient aircraft is driven by the desire to control fluctuating high fuel costs.hat level of unsustainability do we think is reasonable and for whom, where and when?

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