Maldives: SLOWLIFE sustainable tourism

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H ollywood A-listers, top business CEOs, a head of state and senior environmental campaigners came together in the Maldives last week to share ideas on how to make tourism a benefit rather than a threat to the planet’s environment. | Green Travel News |.

Sensual green in the Maldives

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A very brief history of green wine Info News Views Our favs Useful resources Travel blogs we like Contact Sensual green in the Maldives 26 March 11 · 0 comments | Green Travel News | S ix Senses Laamu , a new luxury green resort in the Maldives , is now open for business.

Coming soon: sensual green in the Maldives

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A very brief history of green wine Info News Views Our favs Useful resources Travel blogs we like Contact Coming soon: sensual green in the Maldives 15 November 10 · 0 comments | Green Travel News | S ix Senses Laamu , a new luxury green resort in the Maldives , opens in April 2011.

Maldives’ ‘Green’ Golf Island Not So Green

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A floating ‘green’ golf course Island is planned for the climate change-vulnerable nation of the Maldives but how green is it really? The Maldives is a small archipelago nation that is extremely vulnerable to climate change due to the risk of rising sea levels.

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? The Maldives is a small archipelago nation that is extremely vulnerable to climate change due to the risk of rising sea levels.

Maldives Floating Greenstar Hotel Sends the Wrong Message About Climate Change

Green Prophet

But we question whether it is fair to bill one of their recent projects, the Greenstar Hotel underway in the Maldives, as a beacon of light, the shining star of sustainable development? And the Maldives may have no other choice. Waterstudio.NL

Alison Teal Reveals Maldives’ Trash Island in New Film Series

Eccorazzi

Underneath its idyllic charm, The Maldives has a severe trash problem, which avid adventurer Alison Teal hopes to expose in order to raise awareness about plastic pollution. The eco-filmmaker was shocked to discover Read More The post Alison Teal Reveals Maldives’ Trash Island in New Film Series appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Maldives Wind Farm To Provide 40% Of Power

Wind Power Ninja

The Maldives announced plans this week to build a wind farm that can supply 40% of its electricity needs. ” Government / Industry maldives wind farmThis is all part of the low-lying country’s pledge to become the world’s first carbon neutral nation. The plan is intended to inspire other countries to make similar commitments to renewable energy and to cutting emissions of greenhouse gases, President Mohamed Nasheed told The Associated Press.

Thanks from the Maldives

Celsias

Your outpouring of support for President Nasheed’s safety, and the plight of democracy and peace in the Maldives, was truly inspiring. Dear friends, You may not know me, but I’m writing to thank you. My name is Zaheena. I’m a young Maldivian, recent university graduate, former 350.org intern, and member of the Maldives’ movement for democracy. I’m writing to personally express my gratitude.

Voluntary Tourist Tax In Maldives To Fund Carbon Neutral Goal

Eco Friendly Daily

The Maldives is located in the Indian Ocean and consists of 1,192 islands. The Maldives is the smallest nation in Asia and also greatly threatened by rising seas due to having the lowest average land height of any other country.

Carbon Gold Strikes A Deal with the Maldives

Green Living Ideas

Under the plan, Carbon Gold will take agricultural and fishing waste from three islands in the Maldives and transform it into biochar through a process called pyrolisis, [.] [ Carbon Gold Strikes A Deal with the Maldives from Green Living Ideas ]. Tags: Carbon/ GHG Reduction Green Resources biochar Carbon Gold carbon neutral Maldives offset carbon emissions rising sea level

Daryl Hannah Participates in Eco-Symposiums in the Maldives

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We’ve seen Daryl Hannah involved in so many key environmental issues. Just over the past year she was active with lending support to a group of tree sitters that were trying to protect an Arcadia wildlife habitat in California, and we also reported that she was arrested during the Keystone XL Pipeline protest back in August. [.]. Causes Entertainment Environment Film/TV daryl hannah edward norton richard branson

President Nasheed of the Maldives Overthrown by Military. 350.org's Petition is Here

Celsias

Nasheed has been on the frontline of action against climate change because the Maldives' very existence depends on all of us taking action.He Our fight is a global fight, and early this morning one of our greatest allies, Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed, was ousted in a military coup.

Six Senses Eco Symposium nets green gains

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President Nasheed of the Maldives applauded the work of Six Senses in advancing his country’s goal of making the Maldives carbon neutral.

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What Can Islam Do For The Environment? Lots, Actually…

Green Prophet

3] Cairo, the Islamic capital with one thousand minarets, is one of the most polluted cities in the world and Bangladesh and the Maldives – which are both Muslim nations – will be the worst affected countries when climate change hits due to flooding and droughts. [4]

The Green Buzz: Tuesday, October 1

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It’s an episode of “CSI Turtle” in the Maldives. Animals Climate Change Environmental News Global Warming The Green Buzz United States Bloomberg BusinessWeek daily news fall foliage federal government google google doodle government government shutdown green news Maldives MNN Mother Nature Network National Parks New Zealand The Guardian the verge turtle Yosemite A government shutdown and a climate change refugee. That and more, in today’s Green Buzz.

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Carbon Reduction: What Airlines Are Doing About Emissions

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Nepal Cabinet Meets at Base of Everest

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PRESIDENT MOHAMED WAHEED ENDORSES THE WHOLE WORLD WATER CAMPAIGN

Green (Living) Review

Maldives Aims to Become the First Country to Eliminate Plastic Bottled Water WHOLE WORLD Water on March 22, 2013 announced today that Dr. Mohamed Waheed, President of the Republic of the Maldives, will celebrate World Water Day by signing the WHOLE WORLD Water Referendum for Clean and Safe Water.

The Island President - A Movie You will Want to See

Celsias

The Island President is the story of President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives, a man confronting a problem greater than any other world leader has ever faced – the literal survival of his country and everyone in it.

Vote For The New Seven Wonders of Nature

Sustainability Ninja

The finalists for the New Seven Wonders of Nature are an impressive group containing such places as the Amazon, the Galapagos Islands, the Great Barrier Reef, the Grand Canyon, and the Maldives, to name a few. The campaign to name the New Seven Wonders of the World has going on for awhile, and has now been trimmed down to a list of finalists from a large initial group, which you can see here.

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Tourism website for sustainable marine management

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Banyon Tree reef regeneration in the Maldives Sustainable Tourism Online is a global research hub containing hundreds of academic papers from leading universities, case studies and a wide range of practical fact sheets.

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Dragonfly Migration: A Mystery Citizen Scientists Can Help Solve

Nature Conservancy - Science

The migration of the wandering glider was only recently described by a biologist named Charles Anderson who lives and works in the Maldives. He knew that the Maldives were not their ultimate destination because there is no dragonfly breeding habitat (rain-fed temporary ponds) on the island.

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Conde Nast Traveler’s 2011 ‘World Savers’

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Sensual green in the Maldives Coming soon: sensual green in the Maldives Six Senses Eco Symposium nets green gains. | Green Travel News |.

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Impact of Plastic Bags on the Environment

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Some island nations, such as the Maldives, will be fully submerged with only a 40 inches rise in sea level. Plastic bags cause many negative effects for. us and the environment. We use plastic bags out of convenience and ignorance of their seriously negative consequences.

Central California: 5th annual Earth Day Food & Wine fest

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Swim in the Arabian Sea and dance with the stars through organic sludge

Green Prophet

Millions of bioluminescent phytoplankton set a stretch of Maldives beach aglow, captured in these gorgeous photos by Taiwanese photographer Will Ho.

Sainsbury’s is market leader in Greenpeace tuna league

Green (Living) Review

Last year 100% of the canned skipjack tuna sourced from the Maldives and canned under Sainsbury’s own label became Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified and labeled.

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Asia Worst Hit by Effects of Extreme Weather Events as Climate Changes

Celsias

The report titled "Climate Change and Migration in Asia and the Pacific" says Bangladesh, India, Maldives and Pakistan face the greatest risk, but Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Japan, China and South Korea are also especially vulnerable.

The World's First Solar Powered Floating Golf Course

Celsias

The island nation of the Maldives has a series of coral reefs that are being threatened by rising sea levels as a result of climate change, so a transition to floating development is a logical next step to encourage a new boom in tourism.

Costa Rica Sets Goal to be Carbon Neutral by 2021

Green Living Ideas

The only other country with nationwide carbon neutral aspirations is the Maldives, which recently held an underwater cabinet meeting to highlight its call for global climate change [.] [ Costa Rica Sets Goal to be Carbon Neutral by 2021 from Green Living Ideas ]. Costa Rica, already one of the greenest countries in the world, has the ambitious goal of becoming the world’s largest carbon neutral country by 2021.

The Island President

Celsias

Wandering into the theatre to see the tale of former Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed , and his fight to save his nation from rising sea levels, I left with a burning desire to spend a week on one of the Maldives ’ quickly eroding white sand beaches.

Connect the Dots- One Month Away

Celsias

” That’s the big question President Mohammed Nasheed of the Maldives asked me when he was in New York City last week. Dear friends, “What can we do to create the public outcry that we need?”

Wishing you a greener holiday!

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Six Senses Hua Hin: Thai us up, throw away the key

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Its properties in Thailand , Vietnam , the Maldives , Oman , Jordan and Spain are branded as Six Senses, Soneva and Evason. Yes, its very first resort, Soneva Fushi in the Maldives, is still winning awards.

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Sustainable TV?

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The show has traditionally shone its spotlight only on Australian destinations, but this new series will include Mexico, the Maldives and beyond.

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Go for the green photo: #9

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Kathmandu: hunt for the green heart

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Honolulu's Halekulani intros 'GMO-free cuisine'

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Go for the green photo: #7

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10:10:10 Global Day of Doing fast approaching

Green (Living) Review

From a carbon-cutting telethon on national TV in the Netherlands, to the president of the Maldives installing solar panels on his roof, events are already planned in over 140 countries.

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Green hotel in Greece? No problem…

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Let your iPhone be your tour guide: GPS-guided walking tours

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