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Earth Day – the day set aside to increase awareness and appreciation of the Earth’s environment, is less than three weeks away – April 22nd. There are plenty of ways to honor the occasion; community clean-ups are obviously popular. And it’s a great opportunity for a weekend ecotourism getaway. Ecotourism focuses on socially responsible travel, personal growth, and environmental sustainability.…

The International Ecotourism Society (TIES) has published its 2010-2011 Travel Green Guide, a lengthy listing of eco-tour companies and lodge owners in all corners of the world. There are more than 200 entries to explore if your New Year’s resolutions include visiting venues that connect you with healthy environments. It’s free, and it also includes directories for eco-tourism professionals, associations,…

The popularity of ecotourism continues to grow, and as with all marketable movements—“organic” foods come to mind—suppliers wrap themselves in the buzzword in order to sell their wares. How is the buying public to discern what hews to the highest standards? Enter the experts with the experience and knowledge to set the standards. The International Ecotourism Society (TIES) (www.ecotourism.org/) has…

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