Plastic-eating fungus: Newly discovered species of “ecological” fungus in Pakistan

Our actual plastic age lifestyle is unsustainable. Therefore, scientists all around the world are looking not only for plastic alternatives, but also for ways, how to solve the actual problem of plastic waste. On a landfill site in Pakistan, scientists discovered, that fungus called Aspergillus tubingensis can feeds on plastic. A group of researchers from […]

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When tourism is unsustainable: anti-tourism protests across Europe

Tourism is one of the largest and fastest growing industries in the world. Money, this industry is generating, are enormous. BUT- current system of mass tourism is unsustainable. More and more people across Europe start protesting against tourists in their towns. And that’s just a beginning. Wave of anti-tourism protests in Europe´s most popular destinations […]

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Climate changes: What scientists say in last U.S. report?

Americans are already feeling the climate changes. Over the last 40 years, there is recognized increase in the frequency of heat waves, heavy rains and other extreme weather. It is proved by new draft report by scientists from 13 federal agencies. These words, however, directly contradicts claims by President Trump, who do not believe that […]

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The newest UNESCO’s Sites

The list of new Unesco sites is updated again, with twenty new entries and five extensions of sites already present among UNESCO’s sites. Let’s discover together the new UNESCO’s sites! Sites recognized by UNESCO are those places spread all over the world that have an extraordinary historical, cultural or environmental value. Unbelievable places that deserve to be […]

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Discover our new partner: Ecoplore

Ecobnb believes in a world made of connection. So we are happy to announce our latest partnership. We’ve begun a collaboration with Ecoplore, that promote eco-stays over concrete hotels. Ecoplore is an Indian all-woman company with a solo woman traveller personally visits every accommodation to verify whether they are eco-friendly or not. The green criteria chosen […]

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Hawaii, the first US state to sign the Paris agreement

Trump isn’t enough to stop the fight against climate change, the state of Hawaii is still formally committing to the Paris agreement. Trump officially announced that the United States withdraw from the global Paris agreement. But there are so many US federal states who already have expressed the will to do their part to protect […]

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European Sustainable Development Week

The European Sustainable Development Week begins on May 30th: a pan-European initiative that wants to showcase activities, projects and events that promote sustainable development for the environment and communities. From May 30 to June 5, Europe will talk about sustainability: The European Sustainable Development Week is an important meeting point for discussing and promoting the United […]

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A bike path from Liguria to Lazio: dream or reality?

From the border with France until Lazio, through Liguria and Tuscany, through magical places such as the Cinque Terre and Versilia, to the gates of Rome. On April 7, the project has moved on to ask for government funding, and thus create this fantastic bike path. The idea of ​​a Ligurian-Tyrrhenian cycle-tourist path arose from a […]

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The Green Key, the new partner of Ecobnb

Ecobnb and The Green Key share the same commitment to protecting the environment, so we are happy to announce the start of an exciting collaboration. The Green Key is an important environmental certification applied to tourism, founded in 1994 in Denmark by the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE). The eco-label is now international and certifies hotels, […]

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Celebrate Sustainable Tourism with us in Florence

2017 has been declared by the United Nations General Assembly the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for development. The twelve months of this year therefore will be dedicated to the celebration and promotion of a type of tourism that can improve the world, preserving the environment and really supporting the community. In a world where […]

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