Lake Atitlan, Guatemala: eco-wow Laguna Lodge

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A very brief history of green wine Info News Views Our favs Useful resources Travel blogs we like Contact Lake Atitlan, Guatemala: eco-wow Laguna Lodge 21 February 11 · 0 comments | Lakeside Green Style | T he first word that springs to mind is drama.

The Mekong: roll on, muddy river, roll on

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Unhurried, with time enough to get to know the river and its river culture as well as your crew. Other Laos pan for gold, graze livestock and tend gardens (which wash away yearly when the river rises dramatically in rainy season).

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7 State Parks for Fall Colors and Birding

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The coves are populated with oak, hemlock, poplar, and the area is stream-rich (including a Class V river gorge) with lush understories and shrubs. Grandfather Mountain State Park, North Carolina. Table Rock State Park, South Carolina.

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Yangshuo, China: green lodgings lead the way

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Yangshou Mountain Retreat: Yulong River sanctuary When Guangxi was “discovered” as a backpacker destination in the early 1990s, it was a sleepy backwater, latticed by pristine rivers and idyllic, rice-terraced villages. acres along the Yulong (Dragon) River.

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Go for the green photo: #8

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Sweden's Treehotel adds 2 more eco-suites

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Treehotel opened this summer near Harads , a small town on the banks of the Lule River 40 miles south of the Artic Circle , in a pine forest earmarked for timbering only a year ago.

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Marriott leads global hotel chains in sustainability

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The Last Resort: true eco-adventure in Nepal

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In the pristine mountainous region of Panglang , on a high cliff-top gorge above the wild Bhotekosi River , I find exactly what I’m looking for. Septic systems handle all the effluent—unusual in a region where most houses pipe directly into the rivers below.

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Radisson Hotel Varanasi: 5-star good citizen

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United By Blue Kicks Off 2012 Waterway Cleanup Season

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from South Carolina to Taiwan. United By Blue's 2012 cleanup season will stretch from March until October, with cleanups in new locations, like Salt Lake City, UT and Orlando, FL.

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Well-known stores closing in America

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Tennessee, North Carolina and Minnesota are set to lose four stores each. Florida (11): Sears in Crystal River, Deland, Port St. Minnesota (4): Kmart in Duluth, New Hope, White Bear Lake and Willmar. North Carolina (4): Sears in High Point, Morehead City, Rocky Mount and Statesville. South Carolina (1): Sears in Sumter. Wisconsin (2): Sears in West Baraboo; Kmart in Rice Lake.

Treehotel: Sweden's new ways to sleep up a tree

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Treehotel opened this summer near Harads , a small town on the banks of the Lule River 40 miles south of the Artic Circle , in a pine forest earmarked for timbering only a year ago.

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Kathmandu: hunt for the green heart

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Designed by David Kidd of Gleneagle in Scotland , it is said (I’m not a golfer myself, a mystery two of my teenage golfing-enthusiast nephews can’t seem to fathom) to rank among the signature resort courses of South Asia and is the region’s only course with bent grass greens.

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Why travel green: 3 good reasons

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Ever hear the big mighty river analogy? Well, like a river, think of our bodies as a steady flow of stuff, good, bad and indifferent. Like a big mighty river, we can clean ourselves of toxins and other nasty things … up to a point. The river and living things in it die.

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Green safari, Kenya: luxury under canvas

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Green Siem Reap | Where To Eat Near Angkor Wat | Eco-Friendly.

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I submit that your best starting point is Peace Café , on Street 26 , on the east shore of the Siem Reap River. The Peace Cafe is on Street 26, on the other side of the river from the Old Market.

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Green luxury on the Connecticut coast

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Among other environmental accolades, the Connecticut River Coastal Conservation District awarded Saybrook a special merit award for its contributions to protecting and improving the health of the lower Connecticut River and Long Island Sound.

The American Woodcock: Tribute to a Wonderful Wetland Bird

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In Louisiana, where I live, the woodcock’s arrival again brings me good news – cooling temperatures and crisp mornings in the Atchafalaya River Basin behind bird dogs. They live mainly in young, dense wet forests near streams, rivers, and marshes.

10 Great National Parks You’ve Never Heard Of

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Sculpted by the Gunnison River over 2 millions years, the canyon walls are nearly 2,000 feet tall, with near-vertical drops down to the river. Trails along the north and south rims wind through pinyon-juniper forests and gambel oak thickets typical of the Colorado Plateau.

7 Cool Facts About Water Striders

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Best of all, they’re found widely across the Northern Hemisphere – in lakes, creeks, urban ponds, water features and even mud puddles. Water striders on the Congaree river near Columbia, South Carolina.

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Innovative Solutions for Nature and Climate

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For example, back in the 1970s our scientists partnered with the state of South Carolina to create the first state Natural Heritage Program. And it drained off an extraordinary amount of stormwater into a nearby river.

Climate Change News from Earth Gauge

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Precipitation was twice of normal for south Wisconsin, southeast Michigan and northeast Ohio. Climate Fact : June was Exceptionally Wet for the Southeast: Temperatures were up to 2 degrees Fahrenheit above normal in most of the Southeast region, except for southwest Florida, central portions of Georgia and the Carolinas. Greensboro, North Carolina and Roanoke, Virginia had the highest number of rainy days for any June on record.