October 13, 2021

Sustainable fishing | Greenpeace UK

Sustainable fishing | Greenpeace UK Decades of bad fishing practices have left our oceans in a tragic state. Many species which were once common-place are now threatened, dwindling to the point where there aren’t enough to catch and make a profit. Over 90% of predatory species like cod and tuna have already been caught and, […]

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October 13, 2021

How major brands are inviting Big Oil into your kitchen

How major brands are inviting Big Oil into your kitchen SOURCE: Greenpeace International   Washington, DC – A report released by Greenpeace USA reveals how consumer goods companies like Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Nestlé are driving the expansion of plastic production and threatening both the global climate and communities around the world. The report, The Climate Emergency […]

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October 13, 2021

Hiking Checklist: what to bring on a one day hiking tour

Hiking Checklist: what to bring on a one day hiking tour Piera Vincenti SOURCE: https://www.smartgreenpost.com/2021/02/28/hiking-checklist-what-to-bring-on-a-one-day-hike/     When tackling a trek, even if during the day and on not too demanding routes, it is good to have a series of essential items in your backpack, which could be useful in case of unexpected events. The […]

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October 9, 2021

The Greek island luring climate scientists - BBC Travel

The Greek island luring climate scientists by Stav Dimitropoulos - SCOURCE: https://www.bbc.com/travel/article/20200929-the-remote-greek-island-seeking-new-residents Article by BBC: The World of Tomorrow | Eco-tourism | Europe | Greece   (Image credit: Charalambos Andronos/Getty Images) Located where three seas converge, Antikythera is a “meteorological melting pot” where you can find dust from the Sahara, tephra from Mount Etna and cinder from Canadian wildfires.   From […]

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October 9, 2021

Mediterranean marine life under threat

Mediterranean marine life under threat SOURCE: by Yiannis Elafros - eKathimerini - https://www.ekathimerini.com/news/1165794/mediterranean-marine-life-under-threat/ WWF report highlights six environmental wounds beneath the waves caused by climate crisis   It is estimated that 80-100% of fan mussel populations were recently lost during a sudden increase in mortality rates in Spain, Italy and other regions of the Mediterranean […]

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October 9, 2021

Cretan Diet and Recipes - Cretan Olive Oil

Cretan Diet and Recipes. Cretan Olive Oil, Greece   Learn about the famous traditional cuisine and nutrition of Crete. SOURCE: CRETE TOURNET - https://www.crete.tournet.gr/en/alternative-tourism/cretan-diet?layout=blog Cretan Diet The following content has been republished from the website of "Association of Cretan Olive Municipalities" www.sedik.gr. The incorporation of olive oil in the dietary habits of the Cretans dates […]

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October 9, 2021

an ultra-marathon from Athens to Glasgow, to help raise awareness for climate change

A 2,421 km run for the climate (climate change) the UN Climate Conference takes place in Glasgow on November 1 Actor Agis Emmanouil has embarked on an ultra-marathon from Athens to Glasgow, to help raise awareness for climate change Simos Kavalieratos 12.08.2021 • (SOURCE: eKathimerini - https://www.ekathimerini.com/society/1166150/a-2-421km-run-for-the-climate/ ) The latest wildfires of unprecedented intensity and […]

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October 7, 2021

Sustainable Tourism: What Does It Even Mean?

Sustainable Tourism: What Does It Even Mean? — Earth Changers SOURCE: https://www.earth-changers.com/blog/iy2017-international-year-of-sustainable-tourism-for-development #IY2017 The UN International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017 was the UN Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, #IY2017. Handily, it was also the year that Earth Changers launched, and as such was invited to be an […]

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October 7, 2021

How Tourism Can Protect Cultural Heritage

How Tourism Can Protect Cultural Heritage SOURCE: Solimar - https://www.solimarinternational.com/how-tourism-can-protect-cultural-heritage/     At Solimar, we value tourism for the economic and social development that it brings to communities all over the world. Protecting cultural heritage is one of our utmost priorities as well as a core development objective in all of our projects. When done […]

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October 7, 2021

Eco-Friendly Greece: Making Greece a Top Sustainable Tourism Destination

Delphi Forum: Turning Greece into a viable tourism destination   Eco-Friendly Greece: Making Greece a Top Sustainable Tourism Destination Source: https://www.ekathimerini.com/economy/1160912/delphi-forum-turning-greece-into-a-viable-tourism-destination/     Tourism-related enterprises that do not develop more viable and ecological products face the prospect of negative publicity, the Chairman of Considerate Hoteliers, Graham Miller, said at the Delphi Economic Forum VI in […]

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October 7, 2021

Take part in a traditional harvest activity!

Take part in a traditional harvest activity!   SOURCE: https://www.visitgreece.gr/inspirations/take-part-in-a-traditional-harvest-activity/ The Greek countryside is waiting to reveal its secrets to unsuspecting visitors and well-informed nature lovers alike. With its unbeatably beautiful landscapes and rich palette of colours, it could give even the most gifted impressionist painter a run for his money – indisputable proof that […]

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October 7, 2021

What is Ecotourism?

What is Ecotourism? SOURCE: Visit.org Most people can deduce that ecotourism has to do with the conservation of the environment and its resources. But not everyone is aware of how accessible it is. So, in this post, we will explain the ins and outs of ecotourism. Additionally, we will provide some examples to help newbie […]

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October 7, 2021

Climate Change, Public Health and Corporate Social Responsibility

The Good Earth: Climate Change, Public Health and Corporate Social Responsibility by Indiana Lee ( SOURCE: https://www.verdemode.com/earth-day-climate-change-public-health-corporate-social-responsibility/ ) 6-7 minutes Our Earth is the only home we have ever known. It is the only home we will ever know. For far too long, it was all too easy to take this good Earth for granted. […]

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October 6, 2021

Ecotourism Is The Solution To Overtourism

Ecotourism Is The Solution To Overtourism SOURCE: ECOTOURISM.ORG - https://ecotourism.org/news/ecotourism-is-the-solution-to-overtourism/   Overtourism is a grave challenge that is harming the entire tourism industry.  It has been covered in media and publications increasingly as a problem that stems from the very concept of travel, even if it encompasses just a small part of it. Overtourism is […]

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October 6, 2021

World Wildlife Day: The 15 Biggest Threats to the World's Oceans

World Wildlife Day: The 15 Biggest Threats to the World's Oceans And what you can do to help save them   SOURCE: NEWSWEEK - https://www.newsweek.com/world-wildlife-day-2019-oceans-pollution-global-warming-1349026 For the first time, the UN's World Wildlife Day is highlighting threats to marine life. The theme of World Wildlife Day 2019, which takes place on March 3, is 'Life […]

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October 6, 2021

Google launches tools to make the sustainable travel option the easier choice

Google launches tools to make the sustainable travel option the easier choice Posted by Lee Hayhurst on Oct 6th, 2021 at 13:14 Google has revealed updates to its Maps and travel search platforms designed to help users opt for the more sustainable options. Carbon emissions information has been added to Google Flights from this week […]

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