Monthly Archives: March 2016

WORLD WATER DAY 2016: Better Water, Better Jobs

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Water is the essential building block of life. But it is more than just essential to quench thirst or protect health – water is vital for creating jobs and supporting economic, social, and human development. That is why this year, the theme of World Water Day is ‘Better Water, Better Jobs’ and focuses on the central role that water plays i...

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Sustainable Tourism: IBEROSTAR Playa Mita Achieves Green Globe 90% Compliance

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Already playing a leading role in sustainable tourism, IBEROSTAR Hotels & Resorts has implemented a new range of sustainable solutions at its IBEROSTAR Playa Mita property in Riviera Nayarit in Mexico that reduces resource consumption and minimize emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs). As a result, the hotel was recently re-certified by Read more

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WORLD WILDLIFE DAY 2016: The Future of Wildlife is in Our Hands

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On 20 December 2013, at its 68th session, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) decided to proclaim 3 March, the day of signature of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), as UN World Wildlife Day to celebrate and raise awareness of the world’s wild animals and plants. The Read more

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AGRITOURISM: How Oklahoma Farmers Are Helping To Build Eco-Awareness

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Although for most people, tourism evokes the usual images it always has, there is much more to traveling now than ever before.  Tourism’s nuances have evolved beyond vacationers seeking sun, sand and sea – with good food and drink mixed in. Vacationers want something more.  It’s why sectors like Agritourism is enjoying such impressive growt...

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