China's Yangtze River Turns Blood Red - Pollution or Sand?

China’s Yangtze River Turns Blood Red – Pollution or Sand?

Views:7807|Rating:4.17|View Time:30Minutes|Likes:10|Dislikes:2The Yangtze River, the third longest river in the world traditionally known as the “golden watercourse,” mysteriously blushed for the first time on Sept. 6. Residents in the surrounding area near the city of Chongqing, where the Yangtze connects to the Jialin River, literally stopped in their tracks when they noticed their once golden […]

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New estimates increase carbon footprint of global tourism

New estimates increase carbon footprint of global tourism

Views:28|Rating:0.00|View Time:10:8Minutes|Likes:0|Dislikes:0Story highlightsTourism spending increased 7% annually between 2009 and 2013, a new study saysThe industry saw its carbon footprint increase by 3.3% annually in that period (CNN)Global tourism accounts for 8% of total worldwide greenhouse gas emissions, four times more than previously believed, new research says. Some gases, including carbon dioxide and methane, trap […]

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Eco Friendly Karama Lodge and Spa - Arusha Tanzania Africa

Eco Friendly Karama Lodge and Spa – Arusha Tanzania Africa

Views:2108|Rating:5.00|View Time:1:16Minutes|Likes:4|Dislikes:0Karama Lodge and Spa is nestled against the lush gardens and natural beauty of Suye Hill in Arusha. Each cabin is made of natural renewable materials. The Makuti roofs are made from Coconut palms woven together. The walls are lightweight Sisal stalks. Daily the gardeners gather brush and fallen branches from the hillside. These […]

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Developing environmentally friendly tourism models - VTC10 Netviet - Nhat Trinh

Developing environmentally friendly tourism models – VTC10 Netviet – Nhat Trinh

Views:967|Rating:5.00|View Time:15:3Minutes|Likes:4|Dislikes:0Chương trình Việt Nam – Góc nhìn của bạn (Sharing Vietnam) phát sóng ngày 26/12/2015 trên kênh VTC10 Netviet. Chủ đề: Phát triển mô hình du lịch thân thiện với môi trường Topic: Developing environmentally friendly tourism models Khách mời: ÔNG ERIC ERIKSEN – Đại diện khu nghỉ dưỡng Topas Ecolodge, Sapa, Lào Cai. […]

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Pacific Tourism and our Carbon Footprint

Pacific Tourism and our Carbon Footprint

Views:230|Rating:0.00|View Time:2:42Minutes|Likes:0|Dislikes:0Compilation of videos from the South Pacific Tourism Organization on “Travel to the South Pacific”, the European Commission with their video “What resources should I protect in the tourism environment” along with Volunteer Service Abroad with their video “Bringing Tourism Home to the Pacific”

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25 Of The Most Polluted Places In The World

25 Of The Most Polluted Places In The World

Views:263828|Rating:4.76|View Time:6:23Minutes|Likes:2074|Dislikes:103There are many ways you can classify pollution. It can be chemical, radioactive, or simply the presence of improperly disposed waste products. While some places, like Mexico City, have a very obvious problem with their heavy smog, do not be misled. The much more serene looking Lake Karachay in Russia would have you dead […]

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UNWTO looks to eliminate carbon footprint created by tourism

UNWTO looks to eliminate carbon footprint created by tourism

Views:99|Rating:0.00|View Time:2:2Minutes|Likes:0|Dislikes:0Astana, Jun 26 (EFE).- The tourism industry must reduce its carbon footprint to zero while learning to survive rising sea levels, desertification, deforestation and less snow for ski resorts, World Tourism Organization Secretary-General Taleb Rifai said Monday in the Kazakh capital. VIDEO COURTESY OF CONFERENCE ORGANIZERS.

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How to travel eco-friendly

How to travel eco-friendly

Views:96746|Rating:4.63|View Time:1:33Minutes|Likes:25|Dislikes:2You want to travel Germany environment-friendly? Thanks to the well connected public transport system, no problem! No matter whether city or countryside, at least every spot can easily be reached by high-speed train, train or bus – reliable, convenient and fast. Go figure it out: The GNTB is required to comply with the procurement […]

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BBC News Review: Tourists' carbon footprint 3 times worse

BBC News Review: Tourists’ carbon footprint 3 times worse

Views:32388|Rating:4.88|View Time:8:6Minutes|Likes:780|Dislikes:20[Images: GETTY IMAGES] The story A new study says tourism accounts for 8% of global carbon emissions – about three times more than previously estimated. The report, published in the journal Nature, includes details on the carbon footprint linked to tourists’ food, shopping and accommodation as well as their travel. Vocabulary choking stopping from […]

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