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'They come, they photograph us, but they don’t help': why ecotourism in the Amazon shortchanges the locals | Environment | The Guardian

'They come, they photograph us, but they don’t help': why ecotourism in the Amazon shortchanges the locals | Environment | The Guardian | IB Geography @NIST | Scoop.it
The Huaorani Ecolodge promises a unique and immersive cultural experience – but at the expense of the people who struggle to maintain a life in the rainforest
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Embracing the challenges and planning for the future so that Travel & Tourism can thrive

WTTC’s recent Global Summit in Bangkok focused on the role of Travel & Tourism in driving sustainable development, asking how the sector can ‘transform our world’. With Travel & Tourism forecast to…
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Mumbai beach goes from dump to turtle hatchery in two years | World news | The Guardian

Mumbai beach goes from dump to turtle hatchery in two years | World news | The Guardian | IB Geography @NIST | Scoop.it
Olive Ridley turtle hatchlings spotted after cleanup of Versova beach by Afroz Shah and volunteers
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Earth's Most Threatened Tribe - Colin Firth launches campaign to save them - YouTube

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The Future Of Tourism: Social, Ecological And Economical Sustainability In Harmony - YouTube

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Beach from Leonardo DiCaprio film to temporarily close due to tourist damage | Film | The Guardian

Beach from Leonardo DiCaprio film to temporarily close due to tourist damage | Film | The Guardian | IB Geography @NIST | Scoop.it
Maya Bay, on Koh Phi Phi Leh, will be shut down by Thai authorities for four months to help recover damaged coral reefs and sea life
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Hundreds Protest at Sacramento’s City Hall to Demand Justice for Stephon Clark

Hundreds Protest at Sacramento’s City Hall to Demand Justice for Stephon Clark | IB Geography @NIST | Scoop.it
Each Friday, Roads & Kingdoms and Slate publish a new dispatch from around the globe. For more foreign correspondence mixed with food, war, travel, an
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Off the lamb: how to eat with a low carbon footprint | Life and style | The Guardian

Off the lamb: how to eat with a low carbon footprint | Life and style | The Guardian | IB Geography @NIST | Scoop.it
Eat Low Carbon website
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Vanishing Glaciers by Project Pressure - in pictures | Environment | The Guardian

Vanishing Glaciers by Project Pressure - in pictures | Environment | The Guardian | IB Geography @NIST | Scoop.it
Project Pressure is a charity that has been working with renowned artists in a pioneering project to document the world’s vanishing glaciers. This week it brought its touring photographic exhibition to the Jockey Club Museum of Climate Change, Hong Kong, where visitors can experience the different types of glaciers found on each continent and take a video journey to see how glaciers are retreating
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The Pros and Cons of Ecotourism

The Pros and Cons of Ecotourism | IB Geography @NIST | Scoop.it
Ecotourism is defined as tourism to exotic, endangered environments. Ecotourism is often done to support conservation efforts and research developments. But is it actually ethical? Or is it causing more harm than good? Consider these pros and cons before booking your trip.
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8 Ecotourism Pros and Cons

8 Ecotourism Pros and Cons | IB Geography @NIST | Scoop.it
The world is a very large place, which means there are places that still remain relatively unexplored. Ecotourism takes people to these places so they can see what nature is like when it is left virtually untouched by human hands. In return, tourists leave the habitats they observe intact, not interfering with local cultures, so …
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Elon Musk's SpaceX gains formal approval for satellite broadband network | Science | The Guardian

Elon Musk's SpaceX gains formal approval for satellite broadband network | Science | The Guardian | IB Geography @NIST | Scoop.it
Low-Earth orbiting ‘constellation’ of satellites will provide broadband to hard-to-reach areas in US
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Disobedience

Disobedience | IB Geography @NIST | Scoop.it
Disobedience is a film about what happens when regular people across the globe are faced with the biggest crisis in human history -- and what they'll do to stop it.
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McDonald’s “Glocalization” – International Marketing Communications

McDonald’s “Glocalization” – International Marketing Communications | IB Geography @NIST | Scoop.it
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North Korea: Rich kids of the People's Republic savour life in 'Pyonghattan'

North Korea: Rich kids of the People's Republic savour life in 'Pyonghattan' | IB Geography @NIST | Scoop.it
They like fast fashion from Zara and H&M. They work out to be seen as much as to exercise. They drink cappuccinos to show how cosmopolitan they are. Some have had their eyelids done to make them look more Western. North Korea now has a 1 percent. And you’ll find them in “Pyonghattan,” the parallel ­universe inhabited by the rich kids of the Democratic People’s Republic.
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The Best Full Moon Party Video Ever | Koh Phangan, Thailand | Amazing New Year | HD - YouTube

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Eat Low Carbon

Eat Low Carbon | IB Geography @NIST | Scoop.it
Are you concerned about climate change? Well, now that you've changed your lightbulbs, it's time to change your lunch!
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