Goa, India: shanti green escape at Alila Diwa

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Fortunately, just a couple hours’ drive away in south Goa my friend and I find a […] Goa, India: shanti green escape at Alila Diwa is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

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The Lion Forest of India

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This park protects the largest remaining tract of dry deciduous forest in the west of India, offering visitors 37 species of reptiles, 38 species of mammals and, not to be forgotten – almost 300 bird species. A low branch is decorated by a Green Bee-eater (above) and a tree top above it holds several Cattle Egrets. Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus. Trips India Mammals

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Things I Didn’t Expect When I Quit my Job to Backpack India.

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Adventure Arts & Culture Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Green Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) backpacking female India nine to five quitting job solo travel travelers YogaSix months ago, I turned my daydream into reality. I walked into my manager’s office and broke the news that I would be leaving the cube life for an adventure across the world.

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Escape to green Goa

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I f your notion is going to Goa for a short green vacation, be forewarned: it’s the Hotel California of India —you may never leave. Goa’s soft embrace almost feels a world apart from India’s numbing extremes and jarring contrasts. Sleeping green. | An Eco State of Mind |.

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India's Coal Bubble

Sierra Club Compass

A few short years ago the assumption that coal demand was essentially endless in China and India was seen as irrefutable. But while the end of the Chinese coal bubble has generated headlines the situation in India has flown entirely under the radar. Coal Health India International

India’s Banjaar Tola: Bengal tiger-spotting in eco-luxury

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This is the moment I had come on safari in India for. Visitor counts in this remote outpost of India have swelled into many thousands annually, from about one thousand in 1989. India’s Taj joins with Africa’s &Beyond. | Kanha Roars Back |.

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Veganism is a Privilege, not a Cure.

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Animal Rights Conscious Consumerism Editor's Picks Enlightened Society Green Health & Wellness cruelty free developing world eat less meat India starving children vegan diet veganism Veganism is a Privilege not a Cure.

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India's Coal Illusion - Compass

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COP 18: First Steps » Indias Coal Illusion. Despite warnings from the World Bank about the dangers of unchecked climate change the coal industry has a global pipeline of nearly 1,200 plants planned , 2/3 of which are in India and China. India’s huge pipeline will require ~2.4

On Set at Harper’s Bazaar India Shoot: Green and Glam Makeup

Eco Chic

This piece originally published on The Green Beauty Team. How far can a green kit go? Moreover without this continued effort, I couldn’t offer my green beauty fans truthful information about what really works in the realm of natural.

Gods in Shackles: The Dark Truth about India’s Temple Elephants.

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Gods In Shackles reveals a harrowing look at the miserable condition of India’s temple elephants—powerful, intelligent beings reduced to enslaved workers. Animal Rights (Vegan, Pets, Wildlife) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green WAYLON: Today Only abuse of elephants animal rights elephants film Gods In Shackles India

Evil Twin Brewing Falco India Pale Ale

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Evil Twin Brewing Falco India Pale Ale. . Titletown Brewing Company of Green Bay, Wisconsin has brewed Swifts’ Night Ale to help raise awareness of recent declines in Chimney Swift populations.

Cow Farts could End Us All.

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Animal Rights (Vegan, Pets, Wildlife) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Funny Green cow farts factory farming global warming greenhouse gas emissions India methane gasIf you thought your after-Thai food farts were the deadliest, think again.

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Green Destination Orlando launches

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| Green Travel News |. Green Building Council (USGBC), Central Florida Chapter, announced the launch of Green Destination Orlando after a successful pilot program. All are leaders in Orlando-area green building operations, notes Belon.

Green Hero: Gili Islands’ Delphine Robbe

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Delphine Robbe: the Gilis' green guardian. I think it’s a safe bet that it will take more than a little brush with cancer to slow down Delphine Robbe, a seemingly unstoppable green hero. Atlantis Divers: greening Bali’s blue waters. | Gili Eco Trust |.

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Quietly green at Mumbai’s Taj Mahal Palace & Taj Lands End

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Yet they do share one other interesting trait—both are green, even if quietly so, without having to be. The 19 th floor Souk restaurant, where I meet up with fellow travelers for drinks, overlooks the iconic Gateway of India and Arabian Sea. Wearing greenness lightly.

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10 Green Prophets for 2012

Green Prophet

Despite civil unrest, dangerous regimes, and appalling environmental crimes and neglect, there are good green things afoot for the Middle East. Solar Mama Rafea from Jordan is an inspiring young woman who travelled to India to learn how to become a solar engineer.

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‘Super’ Greenhouse Gases Targeted by India and US Task Force

Green (Living) Review

Washington, DC, February 2011 – On Friday, significant progress was made toward addressing emissions of ‘super’ greenhouse gases when India and the US agreed to establish an Indo-US Technical Task Force on hydrofluorocarbons, or HFCs. India’s Minister of Environment, Jairam Ramesh, hosted US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Environment, Daniel A. He noted, for example, that India ’s phase-out of CFCs was completed 17 months ahead of the treaty’s 2010 deadline.

Air powered cars could soon be available in India

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Sonia Renthlei: India may not be on the forefront of green energy but it is taking steps to catch up with the rest of the world.

Cakebread Cellars: 50+ chefs return to Napa green winery

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| Green Wine News |. C akebread Cellars , a long-time Napa green winery, hosts its 25th annual American Harvest Workshop celebration August 18-20, 2011. Cakebread is certified by the Napa Green Winery and Napa Green Land programs.

Rajasthan, India: Udaipur's green palace

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Home About What and who we are Staff Awards Press Tips Why travel green Green traveler’s to do’s Carbon Offsets Travel secrets of frequent fliers Buy Deals Photos Wine Green wine: what is it? This is royal India. B OOK GREEN TRAVEL HERE.

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Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve: the Gaur Morning

10,000 Birds

Nowhere in India have I seen broiler horror-chicken like those sold in supermarkets back home. They belong to a long-maned subspecies Sus scrofa cristatus (like four-legged Greco/Roman crested helmets) and are my second race of boar seen in India, while I still remain the only Serbian birder who has never seen one closer to home! Yellow-footed Green Pigeon Copyright © Nitin Bhardwaj. burning bright, In the forests of the night… Trips India Mammals February 2013.

Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve: the Tiger Afternoon

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There’s a Three-striped Palm Squirrel by the side of the track, while Jungle Bush Quails are running across it in front of our Maruti Gypsy, almost the official safari vehicle of India. Above us, in the treecrowns, are Rufous Treepie and Little Green Bee-eater ; on the ground is a Southern Coucal. At least 274 tigers have died in India in the last four years, more than 70 per cent of them due to poaching. Conservation endangered species India Mammals tiger

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Hong Kong: stay smart, stay green

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Home About What and who we are Staff Awards Press Tips Why travel green Green traveler’s to do’s Carbon Offsets Travel secrets of frequent fliers Buy Deals Photos Wine Green wine: what is it? Genuinely green accommodations are. Real green or green-washed?

The High Price of Indifference. ~ Lisa Sabina Harney

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This is a complex issue in India not just environmental, but spiritual and holistic. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green environment Ganag River India mining

Reasons to Love & Save the Asiatic Elephant. ~ Tanmay Sharma

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Animal Rights (Vegan, Pets, Wildlife) Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Green dominating ecology elephant equality India ivory ivory trade mythology poaching protecting wildlife wild animal wild thing wildlife One of the largest living mammals on the earth, the Asiatic Elephants are among the most sparkling gems of the wildlife treasure trove. Now, blame it on their enormous size, their long tusks, or their calm eyes, but there are numerous reasons to fall for these big mammals.

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I Traveled to India & Realized the Real Cost of Things.

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Enlightened Society Green Health & Wellness WAYLON: Today Only astrology downshift life change material minimalism spending money trip to India Western worldI’ve always been a lover of things. Shiny things, pretty things, things that cost a lot, things that cost nothing at all, and I was happy with this setup, for a time.

New Delhi: new green hotels couldn’t be more different

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| Leela Palace & Green Leaf |. I have arrived in India’s capitol city in the lowest tourist season, no doubt due to the thermostat throbbing past 45 degrees Celsius. Leela Palace: over-the-top green. Green Leaf’s low-tech green. Green Leaf: suite green.

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Kerala, India: your own beach and a green resort, too

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| Green Sugar Sand |. And that is why it is also home to Marari Beach Resort , where you can have your own—almost—sugar-soft sand, and be green as grass to boot. This is not the India of madding crowds, dubious sanitary standards, environmental degradation. Resorts India Kerala

South India's Fort Cochin: stay in green luxury

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Home About What and who we are Staff Awards Press Tips Why travel green Green traveler’s to do’s Carbon Offsets Travel secrets of frequent fliers Buy Deals Photos Wine Green wine: what is it? But does anyone come to India because it’s healthy and earth friendly?

Orchha, India: green lodging in the lair of the Bandit Queen

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| Staying Green & Local |. I have a hot lead on a green home stay (and a very cool community organization that fosters them) in the dusty central India town of Orchha. This once-sleepy region of India has exploded with tourism.

Maldives’ Floating “Green” Golf Island Not So Green

Green Prophet

A floating ‘green’ golf course Island is planned for the climate change-vulnerable nation of the Maldives but how green is it really? This is going to be an exclusively green development in a marine-protected area.&#.

Critically Endangered: Sociable Lapwing

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Sociable Lapwings breed in several areas along the Kazakhstani – Russian border and overwinter in Iraq, Sudan and northwest India. Rao Travel, post-conference bird tour by Arpit Deomurari whose Indian list these days stand somewhere at 900+, so he is forced to chase endemics in the Himalayas and the Andaman Islands, and the lodge we used in Dasada was charming and lush green Rann Riders with the best cuisine we tried en route. Gujarat, December 2010.

Solution Search: Local Projects Inspire Global Action

Conservancy Talk

It was an honor to present the Judge’s Choice award to India’s ENDEV- Society for Environment and Development. ENDEV distributed indigenous and salt-tolerant rice varieties to farmers in coastal India. Bottom image: Cultivation of salt-tolerant rice varieties in India.

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Radisson Hotel Varanasi: 5-star good citizen

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Home About What and who we are Staff Awards Press Tips Why travel green Green traveler’s to do’s Carbon Offsets Travel secrets of frequent fliers Buy Deals Photos Wine Green wine: what is it? B OOK GREEN TRAVEL HERE.

Birding the Little Rann of Kutch

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we’re already in an open 4×4 heading for the salt pans of the Little Rann of Kutch in Gujarat, India. Continuing by the yellow sandstone Hindu temple under construction, than by the large heaps of salt (two thirds of all the salt used in India comes from here) and finally entering the Kutch Biosphere Reserve. Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus. Small) Green Bee-eater Merops orientalis. Trips desert India Wake up buzz at 5.30

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Meet the NatureNet Fellows: Trishna Dutta

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India, the second most populous country in the world, has put infrastructure development high on its list of priorities – especially for transportation, and energy production and delivery. Sampling in India. Trishna Dutta, NatureNet Science Fellow. Photo courtesy of Trishna Dutta.

Sensual green in the Maldives

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Home About What and who we are Staff Awards Press Tips Why travel green Green traveler’s to do’s Carbon Offsets Travel secrets of frequent fliers Buy Deals Photos Wine Green wine: what is it? B OOK GREEN TRAVEL HERE.

5-hour Energy Billionaire debuts Bold Ideas to Create Renewable Energy, for Free.

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f you have wealth, it’s a duty to help those who don’t. Make a difference in people’s lives.

Green hotel in Greece? No problem…

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Home About What and who we are Staff Awards Press Tips Why travel green Green traveler’s to do’s Carbon Offsets Travel secrets of frequent fliers Buy Deals Photos Wine Green wine: what is it? B OOK GREEN TRAVEL HERE.

San Miguel de Allende: leading Mexico's green revolution

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Home About What and who we are Staff Awards Press Tips Why travel green Green traveler’s to do’s Carbon Offsets Travel secrets of frequent fliers Buy Deals Photos Wine Green wine: what is it? Now, however, it’s the green revolution.