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Euro Disney and Pierre & Vacances to Open an Eco Travel Resort in Paris

Les Villages Nature will be an eco travel playground, south of Paris Disneyland (pictured), and just north of the Brie Forest. Euro Disney and Pierre & Vacances have teamed up to give the city some "man-made" nature downtown, because there isn't enough real nature to play in.

Responsible Vacation Feature: Kapawi Ecolodge

Earlier this year, the Achuar people took on full ownership of the Kapawi Ecolodge and Reserve, a responsible vacation lodge in Ecuador. The Achuar people, who've lived in the Amazon Basin as for thousands of years, were one of the last indigenous groups along the Marañon River to be impacted by western contact.

Sustainable Travel for Sustainable Tea

Sustainable production of tea is on the rise. Now, sustainable travel can include a great cup of tea, too.

Sustainable Travel And Michael Vick- An Unlikely Pair

Sustainable travel to Philadelphia is a touchdown for the Eagles and the sustainable community.

Calling All Yertians: Green Travel Movie Needs Your Support

How's this for a green travel crusade: friends on the road exploring America's approach to sustainability in 50 different states. In 2007, Mark Dixon, Ben Evans and Julie Evans (Ben's wife) hit the road and interviewed over 800 people in order to assess America's ecological situation (the best, the worst, the weirdest).

"Pop-Up" Eco Travel Hotels

A new kind of eco travel hotel is attempting to distinguish itself by… disappearing. These so-called "pop-up" hotels are present for a season, and then they get packed up and leave no environmental trace whatsoever.

The Farm-Spa Becomes a Responsible Vacation Trend

Responsible vacation goers can now opt for more than an eco-spa, because farm-spas have entered the running. What, exactly, is a farm-spa?  Well, it might not be an official term, yet, but  "hyper-local spas" on farms have been popping up all over the world. The farm-to-table movement has moved to the massage-table.

Eco Friendly Destination: Switzerland is All Green (and White)

Switzerland is a very clean, very green, very eco friendly destination. Switzerland often tops the charts for "green" countries. Nearby neighbors, including Austria, France, and the Scandinavian countries usually make the list, but Switzerland is most always somewhere in the top three.

Mekkah Metro, New Sustainable Travel Train to Mecca

Thanks to the Mekkah Metro, a high speed train to holy sites, Mecca now offers sustainable travel access. The train will transport between 130,000 - 170,000 passengers between holy sites this Hajj season, which is expected to start in mid November.  It's been dubbed "Holy Rituals Train".

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