Finch Bay named South America’s leading green hotel

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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.

This rum brand wants to protect sea turtles

A Greener Life

Hawksbill Caribbean Spiced Rum brings together Caribbean rums from Trinidad and Guyana, as well as its own distinctive blend of spices such as vanilla, toasted nutmeg, cinnamon, cardamom, raisins and sea salt. By Anders Lorenzen.

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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. In Guyana, a project will receive a loan of US$8 million to install 5.2

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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 mammals are notoriously difficult to study, due to their aquatic habits and ability to move over large distances.

Move Over, Turkey: Meet the World’s Other Bald, Be-wattled Birds

Nature Conservancy - Science

Found in northern Brazil, Suriname, Guyana, French Guiana, and eastern Venezuela, the Capuchinbird is best known for it’s absurd vocalizations, which are described as a cross between a lowing cow and a chainsaw. Have you every actually looked at a turkey? Not the trussed-and-stuffed bird in the middle of your Thanksgiving dinner table, but a live, kicking, glaring Eastern Wild Turkey? They’re cool, weird, and impressively ugly. When I say turkeys are ugly, I mean it with love.

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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. Anderson, used with permission If you’ve been following the Northwest coal export debate, you’ve probably heard of Ambre Energy —the struggling Australian firm that’s behind two of the three remaining coal terminal proposals in Washington and Oregon.

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A Story at the Heart of the Conservancy

Cool Green Science

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. Do you know her story? She was born in New York City on June 11, 1900. Gloria spent her summers as a child at the family’s home in Suffern, New York near the Ramapo Mountains exploring the outdoors.

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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. Some mangroves, like this Avicennia, require a bit more care. Ahead of World Oceans Day this Saturday, June 8, Cool Green Science is running posts this week looking at the science and issues of marine restoration.

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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).

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