User: flenvcenter Topic: Economics and Jobs-Independent
Category: Sustainable Business :: Eco-Tourism
Last updated: Mar 13 2019 14:29 IST RSS 2.0
 
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The road more traveled: tourism's alarming — and growing — carbon footprint 13.3.2019 GreenBiz.com
The hospitality industry has one of the highest rates of emissions per customer. But the demand for alternatives is growing.
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Can the SDGs turn business risks into opportunities? 21.2.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
The quest is operational, philanthropic and existential.
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What will hyperloop mean for climate, ecosystems and resources? 8.1.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Hyperloop promises ultrafast transportation — but what does it mean for the environment?
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Hotel chain raises the bar on ocean conservation and coastal health 7.1.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Sponsored: Iberostar Group’s Wave of Change movement delivers a robust approach to ocean conservation in tourism and hospitality.
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Tourism de force: Why sustainable travel is the future 8.10.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
The best of live interviews from GreenBiz events. This episode: Tourism industry execs discuss how to lower emissions from start to end of a trip.
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4 cities using transportation data to be more sustainable and socially inclusive 28.8.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
These urban areas are tracking the barriers deterring their citizens from using public transit — and fixing them.
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From 'care of creation' to boardroom value creation 7.8.2018 GreenBiz.com
What we talk about when we talk about "love" to a corporate boardroom. Plus, four thoughts to inspire corporate action on climate.
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Sustainable tourism: valuing experiences, efficiencies and ecosystems 29.6.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
How do tourism industry stakeholders — hotels, business owners, airlines — define "sustainability" from an economic standpoint? How can leaders advance efficiency and conservation without compromising — even increasing — the experience for travelers?  What are the metrics that the industry can align on to demonstrate data-driven progress in reducing greenhouse gas emissions while creating new economic opportunities?
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Hawaii’s long and winding road to sustainable tourism 18.6.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
As Hilton, United Airlines and others are learning, educating visitors and local residents alike is critical for future progress.
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Episode 128: Catch Hawaii's decarbonization wave, Hilton thinks local 15.6.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
On this episode, we recap the scene from VERGE Hawaii with perspectives from Governor David Ige, Honolulu's chief resilience and sustainability officer Joshua Stanbro, and Hilton's senior director of corporate responsibility Daniella Foster.
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Dropping the ball: how the sports industry affects biodiversity 1.6.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
A Q&A with Giulia Carbone of IUCN on how she works with key stakeholders to turn challenges in the sports industry into sustainable opportunities.
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Can urban farming help solve the growing food scarcity crisis 20.4.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Former basketball player Will Allen talks about his mission to transform local food systems.
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Why the private sector must protect tourist destinations 10.2.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Businesses, resident and authorities must recognize the cycles of tourism that can lead to the destruction of the most beautiful places on Earth.
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How Far to the Nearest City? Global Map of Travel Time to Cities Published 12.1.2018 Environmental News Network
While people live within one hour of a city in over 90% of cases in high-income countries - concentrated in Europe and North America - for low-income countries concentrated in sub-Saharan Africa, the figure is 50.9%.
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How to turn motorized rec into a sustainable economy 12.1.2018 High Country News Most Recent
In 2010, Challis, Idaho, created a trail for ATV riders. Now, it’s enjoying an economic boost.
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Satellite Tracking Provides Clues About South Atlantic Sea Turtles' 'Lost Years' 7.12.2017 Environmental News Network
A University of Central Florida biologist whose groundbreaking work tracking the movements of sea turtle yearlings in the North Atlantic Ocean attracted international attention has completed a similar study in the South Atlantic with surprising results.
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As Supreme Court Gives Green Light to Muslim Ban, Civil Rights Attorneys Vow to Fight Back 5.12.2017 Truthout.com

The Supreme Court handed a victory to President Donald Trump Monday, when it allowed his latest travel ban to go into effect even as legal challenges continue in lower courts. The administration can now fully enforce its new restrictions on travel from eight countries, six of them predominantly Muslim. The ruling will bar most citizens of Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Chad and North Korea from entering the United States, along with some groups of people from Venezuela. We speak with Lee Gelernt, an ACLU attorney who presented the first challenge to Trump's travel ban order, resulting in a nationwide injunction.

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How transportation infrastructure keeps sustainability on the move 5.10.2017 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The basic experience of transportation infrastructure has remained the same for the past 50 years. That's all about to change.
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Bed Bugs Attracted to Dirty Laundry, Study Finds 29.9.2017 Green Technology and Environmental Science News - ENN
Bed bugs are huge problem for hotel and homeowners in some of the world’s busiest citiesInsects finding their way into clothing and luggage is one possible cause of global spread of bed bugs
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Going diving in the tropics? Don't eat the reef fish! 26.9.2017 Environmental News Network
Reducing tourist consumption of reef fish is critical for Palau’s ocean sustainability, finds a new UBC study that suggests other small island nations might also consider adopting this strategy.Climate change is expected to lead to sharp declines in Palau’s reefs, and this new research suggests that the best tourism management strategy includes a more than 70 per cent reduction in the amount of reef fish eaten by visitors. These findings are relevant for sustainable development for other small island developing states that are likely to feel a significant impact from changes to the ocean.
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