The Sultanate of Oman Ministry of Tourism has cemented its commitment to responsible tourism by becoming the headline sponsor of the 2013 World Responsible Tourism Awards.
The process of growing your own food can transform lives.
Sadly, rather than applauding this type of innovation we're instead stranded in a political culture that seems hell bent on demonizing it. Certainly, the development of alternative energy technologies has seen its mistakes and miscalculations but what industry hasn't?
We don't mind sacrificing a little comfort during our travels if that means reducing our carbon footprint. But then again, not all eco-conscious hotel...
I don't know about you but Earth Day has left me all inspired and green, and it feels like the right time to talk about eco-friendly travel. Can you enjoy a weekend in a new and exciting city and stay green? The answer is yes, especially if you choose from one of the five greenest cities in the world.
The problem is, if we conceive of our challenge as squeezing within the limits of a finite planet, our imaginations stay locked inside an unecological worldview of separateness and lack -- precisely the thinking that got us into this mess. Not good.
"After living with just the necessities, we realized that we had much more time to spend with our family when we weren't spending it caring for a large house and lots of belongings."
On a sunny day in Anchorage, a compact and time-battered RV rests at a pullout alongside Chester Creek in midtown. Perhaps it's a harbinger of summert...
The children born into one of Metro Vancouver's newest communities will live and learn in homes and schools that are at least LEED Gold. Their childcare centre, part of SFU's UniverCity, celebrates its first anniversary this month, and is expected to be certified as Canada's first Living Building - which is to say, the first building with a zero environmental footprint. These are youngsters who will believe, absolutely, that it is possible to live in a sustainable world because they will have spent their whole life in a sustainable community.
Today more than ever calls for some tree-hugging and eco-friendly practices, so we've picked ten of our favorite green hotels around the globe where y...
Earth Day is really People Day, isn't it? The fate of Earth is now in human hands. And, recognizing this truth, some have named our era the Anthropocene. So it's high time that we get a grip on what makes this era-making species tick... don't you think?
We are the change and the future fighting for a better planet starting with clean air, water, environmental justice, and green jobs in our local communities. We are the change we want to see in the world.
Climate change is one of those topics that practically dares you to step up to it. We know it exists and we know it's critical, but it's so enormous that it's hard to wrap your head around it. We see the receding ice caps and dwindling numbers of polar bears; we see the cyclones, floods, droughts and hurricanes -- yet somehow where it's all headed seems so far away.
What unites us is our commitment to protecting our environment and public health. Now, we are bringing our commitment to clean energy and combating climate change to the U.S. Senate. The environment shouldn't be a partisan or regional issue, it should be a national priority.
It is important to know that each environmentally sound action taken during the wedding planning process does make a difference.
On April 22, Canadians will join others across the globe to celebrate Earth day. We will take part in projects that highlight our particular concerns to improve life on our planet. I'm all about saving the planet, but there is still one eco-friendly thing I can't bring myself to do....