Malaysia: The Eco-Friendly Guide
Jan 8, 2015
Malaysia offers a fascinating mix of cultures that combines Indian and Chinese traditions in a tropical paradise. The country’s unique location on both peninsula and an island has protected much of the landscape and wildlife, while other parts of southeast...
Gilroy, California: The Eco-Lover's Guide
Dec 17, 2014
At only 80 kilometers outside of San Francisco, Gilroy, California serves as a place to play and stay outside the big city. Visitors come here to enjoy the rolling hills and vineyards of the southern Santa Clara Valley through the...
Australia: Eco Luxury
Nov 12, 2014
A number of new luxury eco-resorts are combining wilderness experiences with five-star comforts and environmental sensitivity, places where you’ll have a minimum impact on the environment and leave a minimum footprint. Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa in the heart of the...
Cross-Border Rally to Unite North Americans Demanding Climate Action
Sep 18, 2014
This Saturday, environmentalists, First Nations representatives and community members from British Columbia and Washington will come together at the Peace Arch border crossing on unceded Coast Salish territory, to take part in a groundbreaking international rally to demand climate action...
Tank Watch: New Mobile App Offers Hope for Coral Reefs and Marine Wildlife
Sep 15, 2014
Reef conservationists and photographers have joined animal protection groups for the launch of a new, first of its kind, mobile app, Tank Watch, with the goal of saving fragile reefs and marine wildlife captured for household and small display aquariums...
Mexico: Exceptional Eco Resorts
Sep 15, 2014
More and more travellers choose to spend their money as responsibly as they can in eco-friendly areas. Mexico has many great resorts that support ecologically sustainable practices and still dish up all the fun you are looking for on your holiday. Hacienda...
Eco Escapes: Ecuador’s Eco Lodges
Aug 22, 2014
Stretching from the eastern flank of the Andes to the borders of Colombia and Peru, Ecuador’s Amazon is one of the most biologically diverse areas on earth.Complementing Ecuador’s natural surroundings are a variety of award-winning eco lodges and spas for...
New Lifestyle Centre Eliminates Need for Cars
Aug 21, 2014
International architecture firm 5+design has announced plans for Diamond Hill, a highly cultivated mixed-use project located in Shenyang, China, whose residential, office and retail spaces will be built atop a fully integrated transportation hub. The hub will connect Shenyang’s regional mass...
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Mexico: Turtle Conservation Vacations
Aug 13, 2014
The Sea Turtle Protection Program at Las Alamandas Resort between Puerto Vallarta and Manzanillo has been a great success over the years. And now guests can participate in the two critical action phases of the program – the collecting of...
Report Confirms Daily Dose of Nature Boosts Happiness
Jul 18, 2014
Canada is a happier place today, thanks to David Suzuki. More than 15,000 Canadians and over 1,000 workplaces and schools participated in the David Suzuki Foundation's 30×30 Nature Challenge during May. The third annual campaign challenged participants to commit to getting...
Radon: Why Filling Cracks Isn't Enough
Jun 28, 2014
The World Health Organization (WHO) has confirmed that "relatively low radon levels (commonly found in residential buildings) are associated with lung cancer." As such, minimum acceptable levels of exposure to radon are 1/10th what they were in 1996. Radon is...
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Take A Selfie For The Sea!
Jun 4, 2014
This Sunday, people around the globe will celebrate this year's World Oceans Day with the theme of “Together we have the power to protect the ocean”.
Love The Great Outdoors? Then Become A Park Ranger On Vacation
May 28, 2014
You’d rather identify plants on Catalina Island than lie on a beach? Or help to remove invasive species from the Grand Canyon than shop for tourist trinkets? Then a Conservation Vacation on Catalina Island or in the Grand Canyon National...
A Whale Of A Time
May 14, 2014
Did you know that more people whale watch from shore than from boats? But how on earth do you find the best location, and how do you know what you're looking for? It’s no secret that California's coast offers some of...
Are China’s Buildings Greener Than Canada’s?
May 5, 2014
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has released its ranking of the top 10 countries for LEED outside of the United States – demonstrating the global reach of the movement that is transforming the built environment into healthy, high-performing structures...
Topping The Green Building Charts
Apr 25, 2014
To celebrate International Earth Day this week, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and its Committee on the Environment (COTE) selected their top 10 examples of sustainable architecture and ecological design projects that protect and enhance the environment. The program celebrates...
Style And Sustainability
Apr 16, 2014
Hold on to your recycled hat: Anticipation is sizzling for the lights, sounds and styles of the Vancouver’s Eco Fashion Week event. The three-day event will take place at the city’s SFU Woodward’s, Fairmont Waterfront and Holt Renfrew store from April...
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Green Hotel Choices On The Rise
Mar 17, 2014
It looks like the demand for green getaways is on the rise. Travel giant TripAdvisor has announced that it is extending its eco-friendly GreenLeaders program into Canada and Europe, following its rapid growth in the US. Developed in consultation with the...
Unleashing Your 'Wild' Side - Making Love For Endangered Species
Feb 17, 2014
This Valentine’s Day, Arizona’s Center for Biological Diversity sent some 4,000 free endangered species condoms to some of the most romantic getaway cities in North America. From Maine’s Bar Harbor to New Mexico’s Santa Fe, the condoms were given away to...
Eco Escapes: Peru
Feb 13, 2014
Forget hotel chains that damage the planet with excessive detergent use and shocking water waste: there are plenty of alternatives out there for the environmentally-conscious traveller planning a green getaway. And the options for the eco-traveller are growing all the time.
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Taking Back The Tucson Streets
Jan 31, 2014
Skating, Biking, Playing And Dancing: Cyclovia Tucson Gives Traffic The Red Card Cyclovia Tucson one of the largest celebrations of active transportation in the U.S. – as well as Arizona’s biggest block party. The brainchild of the Living Streets Alliance, Cyclovia Tucson...
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Facing Up To The Truth: Is Your Facial Killing Fish?
Jan 30, 2014
Pampering-lovers: Every time you exfoliate with many of the leading scrubs, peels and washes, tiny bits of plastic go down the drain. This means that you are flushing plastic into the seas, where it contributes to the growing problem of plastic...
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