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own your own piece of paradise in dominica

Just south of Guadeloupe and north of Martinique, the Commonwealth of Dominica is a stunning island in the Lesser Antilles region of the Caribbean renowned for its eco-tourism initiative, 365 rivers, waterfalls and hot springs. Now an important agreement has been reached between the Government of Dominica and Range Developments for the construction of a […]

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komodo

indonesia’s top dragon discovery

Dragons are creatures of legend but in a landscape as spectacular and biologically diverse as Indonesia, myths become reality – as demonstrated by the recent discovery of several Komodo dragons (Varanus Komodoensis) living in Mbeliling Forest on Flores Island. Previously, it was believed that this ancient, endangered species could only be found in Komodo National […]

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ecuador

how to visit the tribes of eco conscious ecuador – and do some good!

Ecuador’s finest & award-winning ecotourism company, Tropic Journeys in Nature (Tropic), led by Jascivan Carvalho, has been singled out for its commitment to addressing the needs of the Huaorani, an ancient ethnic people threatened by oil interests in the Ecuadorian Amazon rainforest. Since 2008 Carvalho’s company has partnered with the Huaorani first to launch and […]

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elephant encounter

luxury elephant encounter in thailand’s deepest jungle

Elephant excitement is sky high at The Sarojin resort in Thailand, where guests can enjoy a mammoth new adventure through the dense jungles on the edges of Khao Sok National Park. As part of the five-star hotel’s recently-launched ‘Elephant Owner For A Day’ package, guests enjoy a truly personal and hands-on elephant encounter in Thailand’s […]

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caribbean

how to go green in the caribbean

Like island destinations everywhere, those in the Caribbean are a fragile paradise. The pressure created by droves of holidaymakers and their increasing demands is leaving a depressing litany of damage. According to the World Resources Institute, two-thirds of the Caribbean’s beaches are already eroded; wildlife is being displaced by huge hotel complexes, water sports cause […]

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get them while they last: your vacation supports endangered species day

  Endangered Species Day (in the USA on May 18th) coincides with both the release of new figures from South Africa indicating rhino horn and ivory poaching are their highest levels since bans were introduced in 1990.  Now PlanetWildlife is promoting experiential group and tailor-made safari itineraries aimed at increasing public awareness and support. Apart from the […]

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