New ILO study on the potential of green jobs in India

Assessment and Model of Green Jobs Potential in India

The key purpose of this study is to understand the prevalence of green jobs in India by developing a national-level green input-output (IO) table.

"(Aboriginal) Tours are reconciliation in practice"

Can Aboriginal ecotourism save communities as companies eye land?

Cultural tourism can address issues such as suicide and unemployment, but corporations seek to mine resource-rich areas.

low-cost flights = low-paid airline employees

ETUC supports Ryanair workers

The European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) supports the striking workers in Ryanair and their trade union organisations. “Workers throughout the EU are sick and tired…

Greece: The "Movement for the Protection and Restoration of the Great Rafina River" campaigns to protect one of Attica's remaining wild rivers from being turned into a concrete channel as an anti-flood measure - an archaic technique which also goes against EU Laws. www.ulule.com/great-rafina-river/

Save the Great Rafina River

The "Great Rafina River" (Megalo Rema Rafinas in Greek) and its estuary welcome rich ecosystems, a lush vegetation with rare fish, amphibians, and a variety…

Another day, another illegal cargo containing pangolins and sea turtles caught in the Philippines. Something concerted must be done to finally reveal this 'traditional medicine' - which creates most demand for widllife trade - for the quackery it really is! www.pna.gov.ph/articles/1043004

Driver nabbed for transporting pangolins, sea turtles in Palawan

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Palawan -- Environment enforcers of the city government and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) arrested on Saturday a truck…

For the first time, Blue Flags have been withdrawn from 38 beaches in Greece, following unannounced spot checks in mid-summer, the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature has just announced:
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Interesting article - will Hotels rebel against large OTAs monopolising the market? Hopefully they will!
insights.ehotelier.com/insights/2018/07/27/what-do…

What does the future hold for hotel booking websites?

The stranglehold of a few large OTAs will not last forever. What other models for hotel bookings will emerge?

A Traveller Being the Change!
www.theguardian.com/world/2018/jul/25/swedish-stud…

Swedish student's dramatic plane protest stops man's deportation 'to hell'

Elin Ersson refused to take her seat on flight at Gothenburg airport until man being sent to Afghanistan was removed

An example of sharing economy & genuine hospitality: The 'AirBnb Open Homes' platform for the Athens wildfires www.airbnb.com/welcome/evacuees/east-attica-wildfi…

Greece Wildfires - Airbnb Open Homes

Open your heart and home to someone in need.

An excellent, new World Bank research report "Moving for Prosperity - Global Migration and Labor" is out, containing tons of scientific information to counteract the xenophobes and nationalists of this world, free download at www.worldbank.org/en/research/publication/moving-f…

Moving for Prosperity: Global Migration and Labor Markets

The rich have many assets; the poor have only one—their labor. Because good jobs are slow to come to the poor, the poor must move…