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Viewing entries posted in July 2016

Kangaroo Island Ocean Safari is Ecotourism certified!

29 July 2016 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Kangaroo Island Ocean Safari for achieving Ecotourism certification!

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Palm Bay Resort now Ecotourism Certified!

29 July 2016 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Palm Bay Resort for achieving ECO certification! The resort is now certified at the Ecotourism level, our middle tier certification. Ecotourism certification means that the operator’s nature-based tourism offering consistently delivers a quality tourism experience that follows sustainable practices, with an exceptional commitment to protecting the environment. 

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Climate and Tourism: As a stakeholder in tourism, you have a stake in the environment

28 July 2016 | 0 Comments

Climate change, greenhouse gas emissions and the effects of global warming are a fact. A large portion of industries contribute to these emissions, some more than others, and likewise, some are affected more than others. Tourism is both.

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Greenwashing tourism: how to tell a sustainable ecotourism business from an unethical one

26 July 2016 | 0 Comments

‘Eco,’ ‘green,’ ‘environmentally-friendly’ and ‘sustainable’: many of us look for terms like these when we travel because they fit with our values and signal that we’re making responsible decisions. But what do you do when a business labels itself ecotourism yet its practices fly in the face of environmental sustainability?

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Ecotourism Certification for Lagoons 1770 Resort & Spa

18 July 2016 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Lagoons 1770 Resort & Spa for achieving Ecotourism certification as an accommodation provider in the stunning Southern Barrier Reef town of Seventeen Seventy!

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New app finds food with a conscience

15 July 2016 | 0 Comments

Your next coffee or meal could be a better one for the planet, thanks to a new app launched by Ecotourism Australia Business Member, Fair Food Forager (FFF).

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Hop aboard a newly-certified Winter Whale Cruise on Phillip Island!

8 July 2016 | 0 Comments

Wildlife Coast Cruises’ Winter Whale Cruise is now Advanced Ecotourism certified, marking its outstanding commitment to nature conservation and interpretation.

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Reef surveys show signs of hope and tourism can help

1 July 2016 | 0 Comments

Australia’s greatest natural wonder, the Great Barrier Reef, has suffered the worst mass coral bleaching event in its history. The impacts are serious, but recent underwater surveys show that parts of the world’s ‘largest living thing’ are resilient, giving hope for the recovery of affected areas. And the tourism industry, with an enormous stake in the health of the Great Barrier Reef, can help shape its future.

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