Monthly Archives: June 2011

What is an Ecolodge?

Guests enjoy an evening chat and wifi internet at Barry’s Guest House, which is located on Timor’s Atauro Island. Atauro is a few kilometers north of the Timorese capital city of Dili and is a popular tourism destination for expats living in Timor.

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What is an Eco-destination?

A United Nations Environmental Programme study entitled “Ecotoursim: Principles, Practices & Policies for Sustainability has some very interesting research on the Ecotourism.

December 13th, 2009_DILI, TIMOR-LESTE_ A group of young Timorese kids enjoy an afternoon playing in the sea in the Area Branca area just

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What is an Ecotour?

A United Nations Environmental Programme study entitled “Ecotoursim: Principles, Practices & Policies for Sustainability has some very interesting research on the Ecotourism.

August 20th, 2009_COM, TIMOR-LESTE_ A group of divers enjoy a fire, while doing a diving/camping trip near the town of Com. Diving is

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Who is the Ecotourist?

A United Nations Environmental Programme study entitled “Ecotoursim: Principles, Practices & Policies for Sustainability has some very interesting research on the Ecotourist Demographics. Ecotourist Demographics

At present, hundreds of independent nature tourism companies in the U.S. and Canada handle well over one billion dollars in … Read more

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Nature Tour Operator Guidelines

The International Ecotourism Society, suggest the following guidelines for Nature tour operators:

20080131_Periyar, India_ A massive Banyan Tree, in the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary in the Southern Indian state of Kerala. Photographer: Daniel J. Groshong/Tayo Photo Group

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YELLOW HERON DESIGN

Yellow Heron Design was founded by Pam Golafshar, who has been a print designer for over 12 years. Pam’s design work includes the logo and identity for The Hummingfish Foundation, and she continues to work with the Foundation on several projects. She is proud to … Read more

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