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Sustainability: It’s the Only Way to Fly

Travellers want sustainable options.

Top Certifier of Sustainable Travel Opens New Paris Office

EarthCheck, one of the world's top providers of certifications for the sustainable travel and tourism industry, will be opening up an office in Paris, France.

The office opening was announced following impressive company growth in Europe.

The company is optimistic about the future, as they point to the financial benefits of sustainable business operations as a major draw for any company.

Serengeti World Heritage Site in Grave Danger as Tanzanian Government Moves Forward With Highway

Each year over two million animals complete a 2,000 mile roundtrip migratory journey beginning in the Serengeti

Endangered Monk Seals Find a Secret Refuge

The world's most endangered seal, a rare Mediterranean monk seal, has found a hideout on an Aegean island in Greece. Scientists refuse to share the specific location with the public.

SnowCarbon.co.uk Offers Sustainable Travel to the Ski Slopes (Via Train)

In Europe, skiers can usually access the slopes by train, and rail travel has plenty of advantages. As the the site, SnowCarbon.co.uk suggests about train travel: "it's better for you" and "it's better for the planet". Trains produce 90% of the carbon emissions of air travel.

Eco-Friendly Destination: Crowne Plaza Copenhagen, the Greenest Hotel in the World

Exercise bikes at the Crowne Plaza Copenhagen allow guests to generate electricity. Pedaling for 15 minutes earns exercisers a meal voucher, and creates 10-watt-hours of electricity. iPhones on the handlebars indicate the amount of power being generated.

Skier Alison Gannett Promotes Sustainable Travel to Save Our Snow

Extreme freeskier Alison Gannett is on a mission to save our snow. Some of the glaciers she skied on a decade ago are no longer around. Gannett photographs glacier change on her ski trips, and she is a climate change solutions consultant.

Is Geocaching Sustainable Travel?

Geocaching doesn't sound like it has anything to do with sustainable travel when you first hear about it. Instead, it sounds like glorified littering. Geocachers hide gizmos in urban and rural settings (read: the great outdoors).

Sustainable Travel for Christmas Trees (Hint: Your Local National Forest)

Luckily, there are Christmas tree farms, like Yule Tree Farms and Krueger's Christmas Trees, which sustainable travel writer Jennifer Stewart mentioned earlier this month. However, Christmas tree farms ship a high percentage of their trees, and it's better to get a tree off-the-farm, if possible.

Merry Christmas with Sustainable Travel to Boulder

Sustainable travel to Boulder always supplies endless possibilities, including possibilities for Christmas trees.

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