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Las Vegas green: B&B Ristorante

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Fortunately, though, it is possible […] Las Vegas green: B&B Ristorante is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

Winning some (eco) green in Vegas

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| Green? I suppose someone chooses this epicenter of American hedonism as a basecamp for exploring the natural wonders of the Nevada […] Winning some (eco) green in Vegas is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Wanna Bet? |

Santa Barbara grows up (and gets green)

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While […] Santa Barbara grows up (and gets green) is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. | A New Eco-Hotel in a Revitalized Arts District | I grew up an hour south of Santa Barbara, and have lived there twice over the last two decades.

JustAhead app supercharges national park vacations

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| Green Travel News | A new GPS-powered travel app turns smartphones into hands-free audio tours of Yosemite, Bryce Canyon, Death Valley and several more U.S. California North America United States Utah app for US national parks JustAhead travel guide for US national parks

Aqua Bamboo: a green sanctuary in the heart of Waikiki

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As you enter this boutique, award-winning green “condotel” (meaning each unit is privately owned), you leave behind the chaos and enter a peaceful sanctuary […] Aqua Bamboo: a green sanctuary in the heart of Waikiki is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

San Francisco: Bay Area Green Tours leads the way

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Ojai, Calif.: that old green (and pink) magic has us in its spell

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that old green (and pink) magic has us in its spell is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. | SoCal’s Eco-Friendly Oasis | With family in the ant swarm of the Los Angeles basin, we are frequently pulled southward from our tranquil northern California home.

San Francisco: Verbena, new green magic on Russian Hill

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This magic is named Verbena, aptly so it seems, because the namesake flowering plant has been prized through the ages for its medicinal, even extraordinary powers—called tears […] San Francisco: Verbena, new green magic on Russian Hill is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

How California Uses Forests—and Economic Forces—to Fight Climate Change

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The state is using a market-based approach to reduce emissions at the lowest cost possible – while protecting forests at a significant scale. And remember, California is not just one more state – it’s the eighth largest economy in the world.

Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa: from sardines to gorgeous sustainability

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All California Monterey North America United States best green hotel Monterey Bay Chef James Waller Green Hotel Cannery Row Monterey Plaza Hotel and Spa Schooners Coastal Kitchen sustainable seafood Monterey Bay waterfront green hotel in Monterey| Luxury At Bayside | This morning in Monterey is beyond glorious. Throwing open the windows to the briny tang of the bay, we hear the shreik of gulls. Seals barking. Terns are diving for breakfast.

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San Francisco: turning back the carbon clock

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The man calls himself […] San Francisco: turning back the carbon clock is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. | America’s Greenest City? | | We are proud to have been asked to contribute the May cover story for British Airway‘s magazine, High Life.

TripAdvisor’s 10 best green hotels in the U.S.

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The winners span the gamut from budget to ultra-luxury, but all have "Platinum" ranking and great traveler reviews TripAdvisor’s 10 best green hotels in the U.S. is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Boston/Cambridge California Fayetteville Florida Lake Tahoe Las Vegas Lecanto Massachusetts Miami Miles City Montana Napa Nevada Newberg North America North Carolina Oregon Park City Placer The Americas United States Utah 10 best green hotels U.S.

Manhattan: An Eco-Friendly Element in Times Square

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| The Big (Green) Apple | From the bustling street, you might not suspect that Element Times Square West is one of New York City’s eco-pioneers.

Wynn Resorts named to ‘top green U.S. companies’

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| Green Travel News | Wynn Resorts was ranked number 100 out of 500 companies on Newsweek magazine’s 2015 list of top green companies in the U.S. and considers eight environmental performance indicators, including energy productivity, water […] Wynn Resorts named to ‘top green U.S. companies’ is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. top green hotels Wynn Las Vegas and Encore

America’s top 10 sweatiest cities

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| Green Travel News | Making summer travel plans? ” These places are not merely the hottest, they’re also where the most heat gets trapped in the summer months, which contributes to overall ickyness and […] America’s top 10 sweatiest cities is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. America's sweatiest cities Green Travel NewsNo sweat, or should we say lots of it.

Health-conscious travelers near half of U.S. market

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| Green Travel News | Health-conscious travelers now make up more than 40 percent of the U.S. market is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. travel marketplace and that number is trending upward—fast.

The Langham Huntington: a Pasadena icon goes green

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| Certified Green History | As I walk past the Rolls Royces, late model Porches and BMWs on my way into the Langham Huntington, I can’t help but wonder whether this impressive luxury hotel can really get its green on. The Langham Huntington: a Pasadena icon goes green is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. California Los Angeles North America Pasadena United States Green Globe Langham Huntington Reuters

Supreme Court’s Stay on Clean Power Plan Won’t Stop Energy Revolution

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Since the early 2000s, states have moved toward requiring generation from solar, wind and other renewable energy resources. Notably, two red states—Kansas and South Dakota—are now getting more than 20% of their annual power generation from wind turbines.

California wine country: 10 great places to hike, bike and sip

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| Eco-Active In The Vines | Now that the harvest rush is winding down, it’s the perfect season for green wine lovers to savor the good weather and fall vineyard landscapes with a hike or bike ride in California wine country.

One of the most Important & Misunderstood Acts of Being Human.

Elephant Journal

Green Health & Wellness nature outdoors stroll walk across the United States walkingThe real world waits. Breathing, beautiful, and messy people like us move about it—away from.

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Just back: the green Sands of the Las Vegas desert

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Yet in a counter-intuitive twist, it also boasts something good for all of us—one of the world’s greenest building complexes, the triumvirate of the Venetian, Palazzo and Sands Expo, […] Just back: the green Sands of the Las Vegas desert is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

How to Get Decision-Makers to Invest in Nature

Conservancy Talk

Show us the data. That’s what I hear almost every time I work with decision-makers. Governments and businesses aren’t going to invest in conservation without data showing the effectiveness of those initiatives.

The Green Buzz: January 3, 2014

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Plus, US Secretary of State, John Kerry, talks about climate change in the Mekong Delta. US Secretary of State, John Kerry , touches on the future of the Mekong Delta ( NYTimes ). Animals Climate Change Green Living The Green Buzz The Nature Conservancy United States Where do all those Christmas trees go after the holidays? Where do all those Christmas Trees go after the holidays ( Guardian) ?

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East Maui: the heart of Hawaiian culture at Travaasa Hana

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| Truer Shade of Green | The heart of Hawaiian culture is family, food, and ’aina, or a connection to the land. All Hana Hawaii Hotels Maui United States green hotel Hana Laurel Miller Reuters sustainable restaurant Hana Travaasa Hana

Manhattan’s biggest hotel gets even greener

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A new living green roof and a super-energy-efficient heat and power system are the latest eco-upgrades at Hilton New York, the city's largest hotel. Manhattan’s biggest hotel gets even greener is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Hotels New York New York City News North America United States Green Travel News Hilton New York Manhattan Reuters

Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn: great past, green present

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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.

From Davos: Unleashing the Power of Nature in Cities

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show that deploying natural – or green – infrastructure can dramatically reduce the speed and pollution content of stormwater at much more cost-effective levels than traditional manmade – or gray – infrastructure like sewers.

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Coursera’s Free and Green Harvard, Princeton and Stanford University Courses

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Green Prophet’s Brian Nitz introduced me to wildly addictive Coursera (my unwalked dog and idle treadmill thank you, sir). Lifestyle & Culture Climate Change Energy global warming green education Harvard online university Princeton Stanford United States

Ukiah, Calif.: America’s greenest winery and a whole lot more

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| Green Wine Country | Who can resist an invitation to visit the greenest winery in the United States (arguably, in the entire world)? America’s greenest winery and a whole lot more is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Especially one that’s also among the most historic in California? Certainly not us. And doubly certainly not when this invitation is from a guy whose title at this winery is—are you […] Ukiah, Calif.:

Surf for the new LEED hotel on Honolulu’s Waikiki beach

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| Green Travel News | Hokulani Waikiki by Hilton Grand Vacations Club, which opened a year ago in December 2013, has achieved LEED certification as recognized by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). Hokulani Waikiki […] Surf for the new LEED hotel on Honolulu’s Waikiki beach is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Hawaii Honolulu Oahu United States green hotel Honolulu green hotel Waikiki Hokulani Waikiki LEED hotel Honolulu LEED hotel Waikiki

How the Construction Industry Is Going Green

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In the United States, 39% of total carbon emissions are due to buildings. green building green constructionIn other words, over a third of carbon emissions in the U.S. stem from the construction, operation, and demolition of buildings – everything from homes to high-rise office towers. What if those emissions could be reduced just by using the right materials […].

Solutions for Cities – From Nature

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As mayor of Austin, one of the fastest growing cities in the United States, and as Texas state director of The Nature Conservancy, the nation’s leading environmental organization, we recognize those numbers are a canary in the coal mine.

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Venice Eco Cottages: L.A.’s vintage green by the beach

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| So Green, So Cool | There are so many Los Angeleses, even if you stand in the same spot. ’s vintage green by the beach is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. All California Guest houses/Apartments Los Angeles North America Restaurants/Cafes United States Vegan/Vegetarian Venice Reuters Venice Eco CottagesTake Venice Beach, for instance. We remember coming here in the 1980s as an antidote to perfectly scripted Beverly Hills.

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.

Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A with Bill McKibben

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The big green groups, once they saw Americans willing to go to jail again, got their courage up. Bill McKibben: Pay more attention to the movement – the people who don’t work fulltime for green NGOs but are out in the streets.

Green Living 2.0, Sustainable Communities

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Now that the Boomers are retiring and experiencing the “empty nest” syndrome, the half-century dream of living in a “green community” is re-emerging. One of these communities was Plymouth Colony, started in 1620 in the city of the same name, in the state of Massachusetts.

Top 10 Wellness Travel Trends for 2013

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The forecast is based on an analysis of Top 10 Wellness Travel Trends for 2013 is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Healthier air travel and hotels lead the year's travel trends spotted by Wellness Tourism Worldwise, an international organization focused on well-being and travel.

Israeli Sunshine Girl Gets United Nations Prize for Jewish Heart

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She puts two and two together by taking Israeli technologies and matching them with Jewish donors in the United States to fund real world green energy projects in Africa. Join Green Prophet’s team (learn more and sign up here) as we try to build the Start Up Farm.

Check into Virgin Hotels, get a Tesla ride

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| Green Travel News | Starting today, Virgin Hotels is shuttling its guests around Chicago in a top-of-the-line, red Tesla Model S, the premium electric vehicle that is also the quickest-accelerating four-door vehicle— 0-60 in just 3.2