Europe’s 8 best ‘eco’ classical music festivals this summer

Green Traveler Guides

| Concertos in Green | Superstar pianist Hélène Grimaud is a synesthete, a person who experiences sounds as colors—Bach in orange and red, Beethoven in bright yellow and green. But you need not have her extraordinary acuity to go green with classical music, especially in Europe during the summer. All the best artists and orchestras […] Europe’s 8 best ‘eco’ classical music festivals this summer is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

Europe’s 6 best ‘green’ classical music festivals in summer 2016

Green Traveler Guides

| Concertos in the Key of Eco | There is arguably no worse place to spend a summer vacation than the major cities of Europe, which are hot, overpriced and teeming with tourists. There is, however, a smart alternative: Follow the locals to the countryside, where the world’s greatest orchestras and classical stars offer sublime musical […].

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Where are the 5 coolest eco-friendly winter sports destinations in Europe?

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| Skiing In Green & White | Europe. Each of […] Where are the 5 coolest eco-friendly winter sports destinations in Europe? is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

Is Syriza the first Green government in Europe?

Green Blog

When I say that Syriza’s victory is in a sense the first Green government in Europe, it’s obviously not just Greens. Because Syriza is effectively a merger between most of the left wing parties in Greece, most left parties in Europe can reasonably see it as their sister.

The Joys of Urban Birding in SE Europe

10,000 Birds

The dyke brings the nest of Mute Swans , a dozen Garganeys , two Black Storks soaring above the willows, Green Sandpipers on a floating log, singing Common (Greater) Whitethroats and an eagle… the White-tailed Eagle again, but a different individual, an adult this time. A man walking his two small dogs is passing by the eagle, looking down at grass and not seeing the largest raptor in Europe.

Europe drowning in plastic waste

Green (Living) Review

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A green hotel on Greece’s wild side: Mikro Papigo 1700

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| Green Certified in the Zagori | Pindus Mountains, northwest Greece. Its narrow, cobblestoned lanes were designed for donkey transport. […] A green hotel on Greece’s wild side: Mikro Papigo 1700 is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. All Europe Greece Zagori/Pindus Mountains Constance Washburn Green Key Megalo Papigo Mikro Papigo Mikro Papigo 1700 Hotel Pindus Mountains Pindus National Park Vikos Gorge Zagoria Zagorochoria Zagorohoria

Europe’s greener skies

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| Green Travel News |. The plan, which was passed by the European parliament two years ago, was recently given the green light after a court challenge led by a U.S.-based Europe’s greener skies is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

The great green Caribbean lowlands – Costa Rica

10,000 Birds

One of those pooie reptiles: Green Iguana by Niklas Aronsson. On day one I was surprised and captivated by those unbelievably colourful ones, such as the Great Green Macaw or all those tanagers, but on day two I realized that however beautiful, those colourful ones are easy to ID.

Mykonos, Greece: where to find the green

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| Green On A Dry Island | Mykonos. Famous for its beaches, clear turquoise water, raucous night life, and picture perfect, white-washed buildings with colorful doors—blue, red, green, occasionally yellow. Celebrated island resort of the Cyclades in the Aegean Sea.

London Olympic Games 2012: where to go green

Green Traveler Guides

| Greening the Games |. Of the nearly one million visitors anticipated in London for the summer 2012 Olympics, how many will insist on going green? And what does the epicenter of Englishness have waiting to greet the green traveler? The map: essential green companion.

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Green tourism in Greece today: back to the future

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It is she who helps me understand the realities of […] Green tourism in Greece today: back to the future is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. All Europe Greece Constance Washburn Green Hotels Greece Green tourism in Greece organic food Greece

Austerity bites hard in Europe

Green (Living) Review

While dumpster diving and the Freegan lifestyle is a good green option in many cities of the European Union all kinds of people are no forced to check the dumpsters outside the back of stores for food (and other items).

Ktima Bellou: a green hotel in shadow of the Greek gods

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| Macedonian Green Elegance | It’s in the shadow of Mount Olympus, home to the ancient Greek gods and highest mountain in Greece. All Europe Greece Hotels Macedonia Restaurants/Cafes Agios Dimitrios Constance Washburn Green Key Ktima Bellou Pieria

Secrets of Green Cultures Part V: Ancient Healing

Green Home Blog

To understand ancient healing and its green applications, one must think outside the box. Europe’s Unsung Hero. The Green Connection. These and many other secrets of ancient healing can be applied to the green movement in many ways.

When Humans Leave: Chernobyl Ecosystem 30 Years Later.

Elephant Journal

Scientists now say that the effects from some of the world's biggest nuclear disasters are less damaging to the Earth than.

Waterfowl of North America, Europe & Asia: An Identification Guide

10,000 Birds

Waterfowl of North America, Europe, and Asia: An Identification Guide by Sébastien Reeber is an exhaustively comprehensive reference book that is sure to bring joy to the heart of every birder who slowly scopes through the hundreds of ducks in the local marsh or bay and eventually, after an hour or so, looks up, smiles, and says, “I have a Eurasian Teal.” Plate 37, Eurasian, Green-winged, and Baikal Teal. Waterfowl of North America, Europe, and Asia: An Identification Guide.

Syria’s Organic Food Market Ripe for Exports to Europe

Green Prophet

With farming traditions that are already “organic”, embattled Syria can easily become an important organic food producer, based on climate, practices and location to Europe. The biggest market is Europe (52 percent), followed by North America (45%).

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There’s a bear! There’s a bear!

10,000 Birds

In the most of Europe, Brown Bear is a mythical creature that lives only in mediaeval tapestries and folk tales. Eurasian Green Woodpecker – Picus viridis. Trips bears Europe Greece Mammals mountains

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Europe’s secret beauties: 5 breathtaking cities for green travelers

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Austria Biarritz Community Europe Ferrara France Germany Heidelberg Innsbruck Italy Spain Valencia Xtras green cities EU green cities Europe| Hidden No More | The most famous European cities are on everybody’s radar, and justifiably so. But there are others equally beautiful and picturesque, just not quite so well known. Typically these tend to be even more authentic—expressly because they aren’t tourist magnets.

Beaten by an Angry Bird

10,000 Birds

The water level was some three feet above the average, so off into the swampland we went, through a submerged forest of willows and poplars into a lake-like widening of a side branch with a few Garganeys and Green Sandpipers. Birds angry birds Europe Mute Swan Serbia swans

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Evia, Greece: Eleonas Hotel does organic, one olive at a time

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| Quiet, Beautiful, Green | The drive is gorgeous, and after a week on dry and treeless Greek islands, what a relief to see green forests and flowing water.

Dubai Gets Frozen Air From Europe

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Salma said on UAE Sustainability Conference Inspires Change : I’m one of those green newbies; I.

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Those magnificent places down the Danube

10,000 Birds

Eurasian Green Woodpecker – Picus viridis. Trips Europe Iron Gates Np mountains Serbia wetlandsCover photo: Black-headed Bunting by Mark S. Jobling / Wikimedia Commons. This year, the first heat of the season came late, only with early June.

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Morning Coffee with Eastern Imperial Eagle

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Susliks lose home, eagles lose food, but a new bank or a shopping mall will look smart with that ever so green grass. Birds eagles Europe Mammals SerbiaMay 2009. After a wakeup call at highly uncivilized 3.45

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The Smell of Napalm in the Morning

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Other species of special significance are herons and egrets (this is very important foraging area), Ferruginous Duck, as well as Lesser Spotted and European Green Woodpeckers , Spotted Flycatcher and the Icterine Warbler. Conservation Belgrade Europe IBA Important Bird Areas Serbia wetlands

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Top 30 Bike Lanes in the World (12 Are Outside Europe)


Around the world though there are certain countries that have already taken the next step in staying green and making the streets safer and cleaner. The post Top 30 Bike Lanes in the World (12 Are Outside Europe) appeared first on

Europe Laps up Dubai’s Camel Milk Beauty Bars

Green Prophet

We’ve covered the benefits of drinking camel’s milk several times on Green Prophet. We’re picking and choosing only premium cosmetics makers in Europe, not mass-market producers of beauty products,” Kirsten Lange, director of communications at EICMP, told Gulf News.

The Kerkini Lake, Greece: Dipped One, Got One

10,000 Birds

A movement in green and yellowish leaves by the side of the road – a Common Chiffchaff , one of those very few European birds that I simply cannot describe. Small and leaf-green. Trips eagles Europe geese Greece Kerkini Lake woodpeckersI dipped a bird recently – possibly a lifer.

Building a UK Youth Movement for Conservation

Conservancy Talk

This global challenge requires a global response, and we at TNC Europe were delighted to announce an exciting new partnership with the charity Action for Conservation (AFC) to help inspire the next generation of conservationists across the UK.

City Guide: Finding Birds in Belgrade

10,000 Birds

But, if you check the hotspot map of Belgrade, you will notice three single green hotspots and, along the Danube, two clusters with 3 and 4 green hotspots. Trips Belgrade birdfinder city birds eBird Europe Serbia

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A Green Globe: 4 Surprisingly Sustainable Countries

Environmental News Network

Going green is trendy these days. Here are 4 surprising countries that are going green –and doing it right. Riga, the nation’s capital, is one of the cleanest cities in Europe. By: Guest Contributor, Christopher Beck.

Energy Consumption in Homes Across Europe

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Consumerism Green Building Sustainability Conservation energy TipsFrom: Cast Iron Radiators 4u.

Vote green in the European Parliament Elections

Green Blog

Extreme far-right parties are making gains throughout Europe, spreading dangerous xenophobia and hate. The largest share of capital and the largest state budgets are all located within Europe. Together, Europe is an economic powerhouse capable of anything.

Apple App for certified green hotels worldwide

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| Green Travel News |. G reen Globe is adding Green Key Global certified properties to its application for Apple mobile devices. The Green Globe App can be downloaded free of charge from the Apple App Store.

Choose the two green leading candidates for European Elections

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The European Green Party , which is a transnational political party consisting of 40 green parties from throughout the European Union, are asking you to choose the two green leading candidates for the upcoming European Elections which are held between 22 and 25 May this year.

Ucycle helps make Nottingham University the greenest campus in Europe

Green (Living) Review

The University of Nottingham was recently voted the greenest campus in Europe and the second greenest campus in the world according to the UI GreenMetric World University Ranking. The study ranked participating universities on several factors, including the percentage of green space on their campus, electricity consumption, waste and water management and the application of eco-sustainability policies and projects.

Letting Lisbon happen at the eco-friendly Inspira Santa Marta hotel

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| A Green Oasis | Lisbon isn’t a city you can pin down. Letting Lisbon happen at the eco-friendly Inspira Santa Marta hotel is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. All Europe Hotels Lisbon Portugal green hotels Inspira Santa Marta Reuters Scott Adelson

Santorini, Greece: where to find organic

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The island (known historically as Thera) is an […] Santorini, Greece: where to find organic is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

Beware: Peppers, Pears and Grapes From Turkey Are Most Toxic Produce In Europe, Study Finds

Green Prophet

The guide used a green/yellow/red light system to show its ratings, with a red light meaning that more than one-third of the samples had dangerous levels of chemicals in them. Fresh produce stands like this one are popular all over Turkey.