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Freycinet Lodge has opposition from its developer members

Freycinet Lodge has opposition from its developer members

The current owners of the Tasmanian ecolodge Freycinet Lodge may have plans to expand into the Freycinet National Park thwarted by its own members. Freycinet Lodge, which is locat ...

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Taronga Zoo eco hotel likely to proceed despite Council opposition

Taronga Zoo eco hotel likely to proceed despite Council opposition

An eco lodge planned for Sydney’s scenic Taronga Zoo is likely to go ahead despite the zoo’s local council opposing the $115 million development. Taronga Zoo plans to develop a 62 ...

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World Turtle Day backdrop for eco centre launch

World Turtle Day backdrop for eco centre launch

Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa, Oman has used World Turtle Day to open a new Eco Centre that will focus on environmental education and the efforts of the hotel in sea ...

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Bicycle tour group signs up for elephant welfare

Bicycle tour group signs up for elephant welfare

Thai bicycle tour group SpiceRoads has teamed up with World Animal Protection (formerly WSPA) to support elephant welfare by signing the charity's Elephant-friendly tourism pledge ...

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First China eco hotel for Alila

First China eco hotel for Alila

Travellers will now have the opportunity to experience the spectacular surroundings that provided the backdrop to the Oscar winning movie 'Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon' in sustai ...

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Etihad says no to big game hunting

Etihad says no to big game hunting

The tragic death of Cecil the lion who was lured out of Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe and shot by American dentist and recreational animal killer last year has  at least result ...

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Going on safari? Research shows ecotourism can help save threatened species

Going on safari? Research shows ecotourism can help save threatened species

Guy Castley, Griffith University; Clare Morrison, Griffith University, and Ralf Buckley, Griffith University Should your next holiday include a safari, whale watching, or a trip t ...

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Sustainable seafood guide for hotel suppliers

Sustainable seafood guide for hotel suppliers

It’s probably no news to you that fishing for human consumption is having a major impact on some of the world’s species of fish. Whale meat has been frowned upon in most countries ...

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Ecotourism could be making animals less scared, and easier to eat

Ecotourism could be making animals less scared, and easier to eat

Wildlife populations are suffering death by a thousand cuts as a result of human activities. Wildlife are being hunted, fished, and poached. They are suffering from climate change ...

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New dedicated Enviro Officer for Mamanuca Is resort

New dedicated Enviro Officer for Mamanuca Is resort

  The spectacular biodiversity that lies within Fiji's Mamanuca island group will continue to thrive with the appointment of Sophie Clay as the new Environmental Officer at T ...

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