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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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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...

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,...

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 f...

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 ...