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Category: Sustainable Business :: Eco-Tourism
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Insights from Big Data on How COVID-19 Is Changing Society 29.5.2020 THE CITY FIX
Between the 1918 flu pandemic and the 2020 COVID-19 crisis, our ability to understand the effects of infectious diseases has increased exponentially. Networked personal devices and automated sensors are now ubiquitous, not to mention communications technologies like the internet that ...
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Insights from Big Data on How COVID-19 Is Changing Society 29.5.2020 WRI Stories
Insights from Big Data on How COVID-19 Is Changing Society Comments|Add Comment|PrintData shows that air pollution decreased in many cities during the COVID-19 pandemic, due to reduced vehicle travel. Photo by Pamela Drew/Flickr */ Between the 1918 flu pandemic and the 2020 COVID-19 crisis, our ability to understand the effects of infectious diseases has increased exponentially. Networked personal devices and automated sensors are now ubiquitous, not to mention communications technologies like... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Colombia’s New National Urban Mobility Policy Is Mostly a Good Thing 21.5.2020 THE CITY FIX
In the midst of COVID-19 precautions that have curtailed movement around the world, Colombia has released a new national road map for urban and regional mobility. It sends a powerful policy message that cities are saved by providing adequate access ...
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8 Ways to Rebuild a Stronger Ocean Economy After COVID-19 20.5.2020 WRI Stories
8 Ways to Rebuild a Stronger Ocean Economy After COVID-19 Comments|Add Comment|PrintBuilding a more resilient blue economy after COVID-19 will be crucial to millions of people, including mariners. Photo by Nick Kocharhook/Flickr A version of this blog first appeared on World Economic Forum. Almost no facet of our global economy has been immune to the COVID-19 crisis. Much has been said about the disruption in more familiar sectors such as airlines, restaurants and sports — but the long arm... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Op-Ed: I'm an immigrant doctor treating COVID-19 patients. Death isn't my only fear right now 24.4.2020 LA Times: Commentary

In this pandemic, we need an emergency increase in the number of green cards issued to immigrants with critically required skills.

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ESA announces 2020 Award Recipients and 2019 Student Awards 16.4.2020 EcoTone
The Ecological Society of America (ESA) will present the 2020 awards recognizing outstanding contributions to ecology in new discoveries, teaching, sustainability, diversity, and lifelong commitment to the profession during the Society’s Annual Meeting August 2-7.  ESA is weighing whether to hold an in person meeting in Salt Lake City that includes a virtual option or ...
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How is the pandemic affecting the profession of sustainability? 6.4.2020 GreenBiz.com
Amid the global pandemic and economic meltdown, the profession of sustainability inside companies seems to be moving apace.
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After Coronavirus, Low-carbon Investments Can Help Economies Recover 13.3.2020 WRI Stories
After Coronavirus, Low-carbon Investments Can Help Economies Recover Comments|Add Comment|PrintTaking bold climate action, such as increasing renewable energy capacity, can stimulate economic growth while reducing air pollution. Photo by Hahaheditor12667/Wikimedia Commons The COVID-19 pandemic is first and foremost a human tragedy, infecting more than 120,000 and killing more than 4,200 people as of March 12, 2020. The loss of human life is heart-breaking and set to continue ticking... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Coronavirus sidelines tours by Green Day, BTS and other acts touring Asia, Italy 29.2.2020 LA Times: Nation

Coronavirus is complicating the global concert tour landscape as Green Day and BTS nix shows in Asia and Testament cancels a gig in Italy.

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Delta Air Lines vows to become carbon neutral by the end of the decade 15.2.2020 LA Times: Business

Chief Executive Ed Barstian announced the the $1-billion initiative will start in March.

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Why Is Sustainable Urban Transport a Great Investment? 5.2.2020 THE CITY FIX
Transport is the world’s fastest growing source of energy-related carbon emissions. It accounted for 23% of energy-related GHG emissions in 2010, and, within that, urban transport was the largest single source. Depending on where you live, transport also contributes anywhere ...
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JetBlue embarks on journey to offset all U.S. domestic flights 14.1.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The move is becoming more common in Europe but is unprecedented among North American airlines.
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Putting People at the Center of Climate Action 12.12.2019 THE CITY FIX
This commentary explores the social and economic benefits that climate action can deliver and uses real world examples to show how these benefits can be used to further equity and ensure a just transition to a new climate economy. In ...
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RELEASE: Climate change set to devastate regional fisheries and cause reef tourism revenue losses of over 90% 6.12.2019 WRI Stories
RELEASE: Climate change set to devastate regional fisheries and cause reef tourism revenue losses of over 90% Adaptive management processes must be fast tracked by world leaders MADRID, SPAIN (December 6th, 2019) Unabated climate change could cause coral reef tourism revenue losses of over 90%, while some West African countries are forecast to see fish stocks decline by 85%1, according to a first-of-its-kind analysis2 into country-by-country climate impacts on key ocean sectors, published... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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5 Companies Where Tech & Sustainability Go Hand in Hand 9.11.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
5 Companies Where Tech & Sustainability Go Hand in Hand
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Are we nearing 'peak car'? 5.11.2019 GreenBiz.com
People are increasingly realizing driving is no longer fun nor convenient, and investors should take note.
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How to use mental time travel and forethought to navigate our climate futures 14.10.2019 GreenBiz.com
Forethought can be a useful tool in saving ourselves and the planet.
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Should the U.S. government buy Greyhound? 24.9.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The bus company is for sale. The federal government should nationalize it and expand its low-carbon, affordable services.
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Prince Harry Launches Eco-Friendly Travel Scheme Amid Private Jet Criticism: 'No One Is Perfect' 3.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"We can all do better," the royal said.
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Highlight: A Travel Company Leading the Way in Sustainability 29.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
As corporations shift to focusing on environmental and social sustainability, Intrepid Travel is ahead of the curve.
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