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India Independence Day

August 15 is Independence Day in India and we’re reflecting on a very profound notion: It shall be the duty of every citizen of India to protect and improve the natural environment including forests, lakes, rivers and wildlife and to … Continue reading

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May 1 Hangout: Responsible Local Travel in the USA

In the past 20 years Planeta.com has focused on ecotourism and responsible travel around the world, perhaps not so much directly in the USA as I would like. One of the main audiences is based in the USA and interested … Continue reading

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Ecohack

EcoHack is a global event, with simultaneous hackathons in Sydney, Nairobi, New York City, Madrid, Cambridge, U.K, Washington, D.C and San Francisco. From the start in Sydney until the end in San Francisco, this hackathon will run for nearly 50 … Continue reading

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Parks Inspiring Solutions Hangout (June 2014)

Tourism in parks and protected areas can be a boon to local conservation efforts or it can afflict biodiversity conservation and environmental management. Many travelers find meaningful encounters with nature in protected areas, but these wilderness fans are often at … Continue reading

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USA: National Park Week

Planeta.com celebrates National Park Week April 19-27 with an invitation to readers to contribute tips and suggestions for visiting and protecting the wilderness areas and historical landmarks. Updates will be made throughout the week on the Planeta Wiki. Among the parks that will be … Continue reading

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Bolivia’s Hotspot: Conversation with Alex Villca Limaco

Great to talk with Alex Villca Limaco today about biodiversity conservation, indigenous tourism and clothing tips for visitors to Bolivia. Alex and I first met via the Indigenous Tourism and Biodiversity Website Award in 2009-2010 and we met up again at 2012’s COP11 in … Continue reading

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Recommending Responsible Travel Week

After such a stimulating dialogue about what constitutes Influence on the Social Web, I am overwhelmed by the kindness and respect shown by colleagues. Many thanks to friends for their recommendations of Responsible Travel Week. What a wonderful way to … Continue reading

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