The longest way to Costa Rica goes around the world!

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In such a case, you might opt to book an eastbound flight, or a series of flights, from Lisbon to Sao Tome and Principe, Ghana, Rwanda, Uganda, then Sri Lanka, Thailand, Borneo, PNG, Tahiti, Ecuador, Guyana and finally to Costa Rica….

Finch Bay named South America’s leading green hotel

Green Traveler Guides

Amazon Argentina Bahia Bolivia Brazil Buenos Aires Caracas Ecuador Galapagos Islands Georgetown Guyana Machu Picchu Madidi Mato Grosso Pernambuco Peru Puerto Moldonado South America Venezuela YasuniWorld Travel Awards winners for 2012 include Finch Bay Eco Hotel in the Galapagos Islands as "South America's leading green hotel." The hotel's commitment to the environment won out over nine other nominees in four other nations.

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Exploring the Uncharted Bird World

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401-600 sp: Honduras, Guatemala, Guyana, Suriname and French Guyana, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay; the Sahel countries (Africa), Namibia and Botswana; Central Asian countries and Cambodia. 6 Guyana (7.9 % – 796 sp. 1 en), French Guyana (727 sp. /

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Middle East expands renewable energy to the world

Green Prophet

The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) today announced the selection of renewable energy projects in Guyana, Liberia and Togo for funding by ADFD, as part of the sixth cycle of the IRENA/ADFD Project Facility.

New Electric Fish Discovered in South America


The Akawaio penak, a thin, eel-like electric fish, was discovered in the shallow, murky waters of the upper Mazaruni River is northern Guyana.

Iguanas Love Roti!

10,000 Birds

This happened in Trinidad and Guyana in the urban areas to make it easier and faster to eat the items, as the individuals’ hands would not get as dirty. West of Port of Spain in Chaguaramus, off the Western Main Road, is a very large boatyard. Hidden away in that boatyard is an amazingly good spot to buy roti, which rivaled doubles as my favorite food that I sampled while in Trinidad and Tobago. What, exactly, is roti?

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Birding Suriname and Brownsberg

10,000 Birds

For these stunning birds are not easily found outside of the Guianas which includes Suriname, Guyana and French Guiana. Guianan Cock-of-the-rock, Capuchinbird, Red Fan Parrot, Guianan Toucanet, White Bellbird, Grey-winged Trumpeters, Black Currasow. Interested yet? Well, you should be.

A twist on the traditional bouquet

Eco Friendly Daily

This species is found in freshwater from the Amazon River delta to the Andes, including parts of Brazil, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Bolivia, Guyana, and Venezuela. Apparently, some females like to be wooed with gifts. In the case of Amazonian river dolphins, weeds are much appreciated.

Marine Restoration Week: Restoring Blue Forests–Opportunities for Mangroves

Nature Conservancy - Science

Consider Guyana, where drained mangroves provided critical, fertile agricultural plains – until the dikes were breached and the soil became saline. Mangroves grow like weeds, making them easy to restore. But conservationists still must plant carefully.

Best Bird of the Year 2011

10,000 Birds

2011 is about to become 2012 and birders the world over are taking a look at their year lists and reminiscing about the awesome sightings and devastating dips that they have experienced.

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A Story at the Heart of the Conservancy

Conservancy Talk

Having presumably tired of being “only” an accomplished oceanographic explorer, she then ventured 200 miles deep into the then unexplored jungles of Guyana, documenting and photographing more than 40 previously unknown waterfalls. I recently learned about Gloria Hollister.

A Guide to Some Possible Bird Species Splits in Costa Rica

10,000 Birds

Black-faced Antthrush : Just as the Maya Antthrush sounds different from the birds in Costa Rica, so do the birds in Amazonia, Trinidad and Tobago, and the Guyanas. Birders head to Costa Rica to see stunners like Resplendent Quetzal , Three-wattled Bellbird , Orange-collared Manakin , fancy hummingbirds , tanagers, and literally hundreds of other birds. One of them quetzals.

The Money Behind Northwest Coal Exports

Sightline Daily

First Bauxite , a Canadian based company hoping develop a mining project in Guyana, now sells for 6.5 Copyright Paul K.

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Global Eye

The Green Changemakers

From Global Eye: Global Eye Secondary Primary Issue Eye On Focus On Spring 2000 teachers notes Guyana Refugees Summer 2000 teachers notes Sri Lanka Sustainable development Autumn 2000 teachers notes Peru Urbanisation Spring 2001 teachers notes Malaysia Water Summer 2001 teachers notes South Africa Globalisation & trade Autumn 2001 teachers notes Philippines Food Spring 2002 teachers notes St Lucia Tourism Summer 2002 teachers notes Brazil Population Autumn 2002 teachers notes Uganda Aid Spring 2003 teachers notes Saudi Arabia Oil Spring 2004 teachers notes China Global Cities Autumn 2004 teachers notes Colombia Traffic Spring 2005 Ko Phi Phi: Paradise Lost or Re-discovered? teachers notes Indonesia Climate Change Autumn 2005 teachers notes Kenya Telecommunications Global Eye Primary Secondary Issue Eye On Focus On Autumn 2000 Shockwave Version teachers notes Mexico Mountains Spring 2001 teachers notes The Gambia Tourism Summer 2001 teachers notes Ethiopia Refugees Autumn 2001 teachers notes Brazil Rivers Spring 2002 teachers notes India Food Summer 2002 teachers notes South Pacific Climate change Autumn 2002 teachers notes South Korea Communications Spring 2003 teachers notes The Sahara Shelter Spring 2004 teachers notes Greece Sports and Pastimes Autumn 2004 teachers notes The Caribbean Islands Spring 2005 teachers notes Mumbai Waste To read the GLOBAL EYE Magazine and Teachers' Notes you will require Acrobat Reader 4.0 Global Eye - Teachers' Notes Archive Download Activities for Global Eye Issue 10 Download Teachers' Notes for Global Eye Issues 1-9 Download Teachers' Notes for Global Eye Issue 10 Issue 1: Bangladesh Aid ActionAid Download Issue 1 Issue 2: Namibia Population Comic Relief Download Issue 2 Issue 3: Brazil Tourism VSO Download Issue 3 Issue 4: India Water Intermediate Technology Download Issue 4 Issue 5: Development Issues Development Targets Development and the EU Download Issue 5 Issue 6: Mexico Cities WaterAid Download Issue 6 Issue 7: South Africa Literacy BookAid Download Issue 7 Issue 8: China Agriculture Tools for Self Reliance Download Issue 8 Issue 9: Kenya Health Save the Children Download Issue 9 Issue 10: Burkina Faso Tourism Oxfam/Channel 4 - On the Line Download Issue 10. Tags: Water Globalization Sustainable-development Ebook Food Urban Waste-management Climate-change World Magazine Education.

We mustn't abandon the Windward Islands' farmers

Green (Living) Review

In the Caribbean political grouping Caricom, only Guyana and Belize are net food exporters. by Renwick Rose and Nick Mathiason The destruction caused by Hurricane Tomas in the Caribbean in recent weeks is heartbreaking. But although the destruction in Haiti received media coverage, Tomas's intensity was reserved for the eastern Caribbean. A spiralling storm lingered over St Lucia. The deluge created terrible landslides, cutting off the south of the island.

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Shocking analysis by country of years left to zero emissions

Green Blog

years), Qatar (1.3), Guyana (1.4), Malaysia (1.9), United Arab Emirates (2.0), Kuwait (2.4), Papua New Guinea (2.5), Brunei (2.8), Australia (2.8; “Australia is committed to a greedy and inhumane course of climate exceptionalism, climate racism and climate injustice.&#. We all know that we have to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) pollution and eventually reach zero emissions.

Island Nations can fight Climate Genocide with Carbon Debt & Carbon Credit Analysis

Green Blog

At the 2011 Durban Climate Conference the US, with the help of its climate criminal lackeys Australia and Canada, again succeeded in preventing requisite international climate change action. It was reported that Island States had again pleaded with other representatives to avert “ climate genocide ” but their pleas fell on deaf ears at Durban, as at Cancun, as at Copenhagen.

Analysis by country of fossil fuel burning-based Carbon Debt and Carbon Credit

Green Blog

Fossil fuel burning yielding the greenhouse gas (GHG) carbon dioxide (CO2) is a major component of man-made global warming. In relation to carbon pollution from the burning of fossil fuels, Net Carbon Debt is equal to the Historical Carbon Debt (from fossil fuel burning since the start of the Industrial Revolution in circa 1750) minus the Carbon Credit (the residual carbon pollution from fossil fuel burning permitted between now and zero emissions in 2050).

Spring of Sustainability - FREE 3 month online teleseminar events

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