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9 Eco-Friendly Travel Products To Pack For A Green Vacation

Posted 09.30.2013 | Travel

Traveling can lend itself to eco-unfriendly behavior. But there are many ways you can minimize your carbon footprint while traveling, and the first is...

8 Eco-Friendly Vacation Spots

Posted 04.12.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Josh Lew: A major task for anyone taking a trip is finding the right accommodations. Luckily, for those of us who want...

Green Vacation Rentals

EarthTechling | Posted 10.20.2011 | Green

Everyone needs a vacation from time to time, a break from the daily grind. Be it swimming, skiing, or simply exploring a new city, everyone has a favo...

PHOTOS: 7 Spectacular Swimming Holes In The United States

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Summertime and swimming holes are synonymous in many of our minds. Who doesn't strike up the image of children jumping into swimming holes as an emble...

7 Most Endangered Vacation Spots In The World (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

The thing about those truly wondrous places--the Galapagos and the pyramids of the world--are that they came long before us and they'll outlast us. Bu...

Best US City Beaches (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

While sand and the city might not seem like the best match for a day at the beach, the United States' shorelines offer incredible beaches nestled with...

Top 8 biking trips in the U.S.

Huffington Post | Ami Cholia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

There's no better time than summer to get outdoors and experience natural beauty. One low impact way to see the sights and get some sunshine is a bike...

Carry These 5 Small Things To Waste Less When Traveling

planetgreen.discovery.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

#3 A Lunch Box Once you've arrived at your strange land, you should feel free to sample the local fare. But while you travel, a lunch box will be your...

Go Play Outside!

Lloyd Alter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lloyd Alter

Park attendance is dropping and my daughter and I are looking at computer screens instead of paddling our canoes. It's time to put them away and go play outside.

Green Hotels In The UK (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Sean Morrow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In celebration of America's Independence Day, here's a clip about some green hotels in the UK. Despite the use of words such as 'rubbish' instead of r...

Richard Branson Plans Caribbean Eco-Resort

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

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Green Books To Read At The Beach

Grist | Michelle Nijhuis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

So maybe you'll finally have a chance to catch up on some reading this summer. But so many of those books about the environment seem kind of ... well,...

Eco-Travel Options Are Abundant

Los Angeles Times | Kimi Yoshino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Santa Barbara's air pollution district has a little challenge for you: Leave the car at home. The district, in cooperation with the city's tourism of...

Westchester's Green Castle: Sustainably-Powered Hotel Runs Mostly On Wind

Bloomberg.com | Mike Di Paola | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

June 19 (Bloomberg) -- Perched in the hills of Tarrytown, 25 miles north of New York City in Westchester County, the Castle on the Hudson hotel is a t...

Green Your Travel, Low Carbon Vacation

Planet Green | Collin Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

It's beginning to look a lot like summer, and with the kids out of school and the warm, sunny weather, it's vacation time for many of us. But with fue...