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Comment by Judy Harper on February 15, 2010 at 5:01pm
Can Ecotourism Be More Than an Illusion?
By Stephen Leahy*

QUEBEC CITY, Mar 24 , 2009 (Tierramérica) - More than ever before, global tourism must play its part in sustainable development and poverty alleviation, stated experts at an international symposium in this Canadian city.

But others wonder if tourism can be truly sustainable when it involves flying thousands of kilometres to reach some "carbon-neutral" eco-lodge in the jungle.

Climate change is a major concern and air transport makes a significant contribution, sustainable tourism expert Costas Christ told more than 500 attendees of the International Symposium on Sustainable Tourism Development, Mar. 16-19.

However, Christ said, it is also important to tell the public that international tourism has played a major role in preserving biodiversity and in conservation in general. (Read More)
Comment by Judy Harper on June 12, 2009 at 7:13pm
The Green Challenges' First Green Giant: Wyndham Worldwide
Congratulations to the first Green Giant from the Green Challenges 1000, Wyndham Worldwide, and its program Wyndham Green. We have selected the Wyndham Worldwide program, Wyndham Green as a terrific example of what we at The Green Challenges are trying to accomplish across every one of the organizations in our challenge. Wyndham has taken a positive and comprehensive approach to the environment and is a leader amongst its sector and industry. Read More.

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