Check out the amazing benefits of eco camping

It’s always nice to escape from the “real world”, but sometimes a holiday can cause more stress than it’s worth. An alternative to this conundrum? Eco camping. Let’s run through some of the main reasons why this green form of camping is a superior option. Saving money We all like to try and squeeze every […]

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Bycicle and the city: how ten cities are promoting urban mobility on bicycle

The Guardian, the British newspaper, asked its readers what are the cycle friendliest cities. The result was a flow of images and comments from all over the world. Let’s start our tour and discover the cities which are promoting “bicycle” as a sustainable means of transport from Melbourne in the far Australia to Amsterdam, the […]

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A bike path powered by the sun

In Poland there is a new bike path that lights up as soon as the sun goes down; an intense blue light guide cyclists along the path, and so ride at night will not be a problem. The bike is definitely one of the most environmentally friendly means of transportation there is, and this project […]

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Present and future of sustainable tourism (and some experiences to live to find out what it is)

As we have already mentioned in the last few months, sustainable tourism is one of the UN priorities. The organization has declared the coming year as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism. But where are we? What is the current situation and where is  sustainable tourism headed? Let’s find out together! Let’s start from the definitions. […]

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Only biodiversity will save us

Biodiversity: variety of living organisms in an ecosystem. This is the definition that a dictionary gives to this word that we all know and we often use. But do we really know its profound significance and its vital importance for the Planet? This relatively recent term (it was used for the first time in 1986) indicates the […]

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Can a e-bike replace a car? Yes, it can

Will the e-bike able to replace the car? What are the numbers of this growing market? Let’s find out the sustainable mobility of the future, that will be electric and two wheels. A big change is in place, almost a revolution, and the data that come from all over the world confirm this: more and more […]

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Why sustainable tourism is important

A few more days and 2016 will leave space to the International Year of Sustainable Tourism. The assembly of the Organization of the United Nations has decided that 2017 will be dedicated to tourism that respects the environment and local communities. We grasp at the chance and begin our journey into the new year reminding […]

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How to reduce waste and packaging

Do you think that’s possible for one person to produce more than 156 kg of packaging waste per year? No? Unfortunately somehow you can, and you probably do too. This is indeed the average of packaging waste generation for inhabitant in the European Union, a truly excessive amount that damages the environment and oceans irreversibly. We had already spoken […]

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Moos in Passeier, a car-free village in South Tyrol

Living in the Alps, we get used to fight, and also to work with struggling to find a balance with nature, to seek new ideas and solutions to survive here in the mountains. Konrad Pamer, young tourism councilor of the municipality of Moos in Passeier (South Tyrol), tell us about he alpine life in front of a […]

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The economic benefits of Sustainable Tourism

Sustainable Tourism not only benefits the environment and the local communities: it has also economic advantages. Let’s go to discover why choose eco-friendly accommodations is so important today. Sustainable Tourism is of primary importance to our planet and its future. Even the UN has dedicated the year 2017 the International Year of Sustainable Tourism. Let’s […]

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