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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

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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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Save our pollinators!

Here is some very useful tips from the Pollinator Partnership on how to avoid killing the pollinating critters, which are the vital link between us humans and our food.

February 5th, 2011_HONG KONG_ A butterfly blends in with surrounding flowers while collecting pollen from them

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