News, Issue 120, January 2017

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Ecotourism News - Year 18, Issue 120, 16 January 2017

Fivos TsaravopoulosInterview: Fivos Tsaravopoulos

Founder & Manager, Paths of Greece.

"Paths of Greece is a Social Cooperative Entreprise because all its members share a common goal, which is to add value to a place for the benefit of the local economy, the local society and the environment!"

read more » Member BlogsEcotourism with a purpose: supporting education in rural Nicaragua ( Blogs)

Four new classrooms to be built by Durham, NC -based NGO SCSRN in the context of its "High School for All" campaign.

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Coral BleachingNew study predicts annual coral bleaching on all of the world's coral reefs due to climate change

The projections show that reefs in Taiwan and around the Turks and Caicos archipelago will be among the world's first to experience annual bleaching.

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BALPABritish pilot wins 'major legal victory on fatigue', employers ordered to apologise

An airline captain and member of the British Airline Pilots’ Association has accepted an apology from an airline after being sanctioned for refusing to fly due to fatigue.

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Athens AirportAthens International Airport becomes carbon neutral, one of just 28 in the world

AIA was one of the first airports to invest in solar technology, building a €20 million photovoltaic park on the airport site, as a source of clean, sustainable power.

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Ecovillages in ChinaEcovillages emerging in China?

There are currently only a handful of new, intentional ecovillages in China, but there is a growing interest in transforming traditional villages into sustainable ecovillages. The Sunshine Ecovillage Network has set an ambitious target of 100 ecovillages by 2020.

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Ecotourism KenyaEcotourism Kenya Certification Scheme Recognised by GSTC

The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) is pleased to announce that the Ecotourism Kenya Eco-rating Certification Scheme has achieved ‘GSTC-Recognized’ status.

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Ecotourism StudyStudy: NGO Partnerships in Using Ecotourism for Conservation

New research indicates that NGOs do indeed play a significant role worldwide in the use of ecotourism for conservation, particularly through community-based approaches associated with protected areas in developing countries.

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For SaleEcolodge for Sale in Australia

Posted: 9 December 2016 - Sale by: The Owner
Lodge Address: near Bicheno, Tasmania, Australia.
Sale Price: AUD $3.6M to $5.2M depending on how much of the estate is purchased

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Ecotourism JobsEcotourism Jobs & Opportunities

  • Sustainable Tourism Volunteers (3) - Worldwide
  • Sustainable Tourism Consultant - Vietnam
  • Tourism Industry Development Manager - US
  • Indigenous Tourism Activities Coordinator - Australia
  • Eco-Tour Guide - Canada
  • Adventure Tours Group Leader - Japan

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