Around the World in 80 Eco Spas: Terme di Saturnia Natural Destination, Italy

Life & Soul Magazine’s Guide to Eco Spas highlights accommodations around the world that work in harmony with the planet. 22. Terme di Saturnia Natural Destination, Italy The Tuscan resort and spa, Terme di Saturnia Natural Destination, which stands on the millenary “Hot Spring of Saturn”, has been welcoming guests during its century-long history who flock to the renowned thermal waters, which can be enjoyed … Continue reading Around the World in 80 Eco Spas: Terme di Saturnia Natural Destination, Italy

Sierra de las Nieves mountain range in Malaga declared Spain’s newest National Park

Malaga’s Sierra de las Nieves has been officially recognised as a national park, giving the nature reserve the highest environmental protection status awarded in Spain.  The Sierra de las Nieves National Park – situated northwest of the city of Malaga and located in the hills behind Marbella on Mount Torrecilla – was declared a National Park in January 2021 and formalised by the Spanish Government … Continue reading Sierra de las Nieves mountain range in Malaga declared Spain’s newest National Park

Big Sur’s Pfeiffer Falls Trail reopens to the public with scenic expansion bridge and sustainable dirt trail

Big Sur’s Pfeiffer Falls Trail, one of California’s most popular hiking trails, has opened to the public for the first time in 13 years. The three-quarter-mile Pfeiffer Falls Trail, which is a casual hike to a 60-foot waterfall in Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, officially reopened earlier this month following a $2 million reconstruction. California State Parks and conservation group, Save the Redwoods League have bolstered ecosystems for the … Continue reading Big Sur’s Pfeiffer Falls Trail reopens to the public with scenic expansion bridge and sustainable dirt trail

Stones of Inverness — Scotland’s Nature

Stones with special names and stories – in and around the Highland capital – are among the treasures highlighted in a new book published by NatureScot. Leugh ann an Gàidhlig As the author of the recently published ‘Place-Names of Inverness and Surrounding Area’, I admit to finding it difficult to identify the most interesting or remarkable […] Stones of Inverness — Scotland’s Nature Continue reading Stones of Inverness — Scotland’s Nature

New skywalk enables visitors to marvel at California’s famous giant redwood trees from 100ft elevation

A brand-new skywalk in Northern California will give visitors a unique view of the region’s gigantic redwoods from 100-feet above the ground. The Redwood SkyWalk at Sequoia Park Zoo in Eureka is a network of platforms and bridges hanging up to 100 feet over the forest floor, roughly about a third of the way up the tallest trees in the old-growth. Sequoia Park Zoo say the walkway was built without … Continue reading New skywalk enables visitors to marvel at California’s famous giant redwood trees from 100ft elevation

Eco Tourism Destinations in Ireland — living lightly in ireland

In light of the easing of Covid-19 restrictions I thought an article on eco holiday day-trips was timely. I’ve previously written about having a Sustainable Day out in Dublin city, but now I’m going further afield to looking at eco tourism attractions around the rest of the county and country. Nothing mentioned in this article […] Eco Tourism Destinations in Ireland — living lightly in ireland Continue reading Eco Tourism Destinations in Ireland — living lightly in ireland

France bans select short domestic flights in a bid to cut carbon emissions

France has banned short-haul internal flights, when rail alternatives could cover the journey in 2h30 or less, in a bid to cut carbon emissions. The bill, which was voted in the French Parliament on 10 April, will only apply to a handful of routes including those between Paris and Nantes, and Lyon and Bordeaux. Connecting flights are excluded. It forms part of a broader climate … Continue reading France bans select short domestic flights in a bid to cut carbon emissions

Climate Change: The tourist destinations that could disappear — ecogreenlove

Specifically, the world of tourism is at risk of rising sea levels. Scientists, experts, and government officials have outlined the extreme risk of flooding in some of these places and that even some of these destinations could simply disappear. The increased threat of sea-level rise also will severely impact the communities that facilitate tourism in these holidaying hotspots. Here are some visuals showing how some … Continue reading Climate Change: The tourist destinations that could disappear — ecogreenlove

British Airways could partially power flights using sustainable fuel as early as 2022

British Airways plans to operate transatlantic flights partially powered by sustainable fuels as early as next year in a move that would generate 70% less carbon emissions than conventional jet fuel. BA plans to invest in a new US plant to be built in Georgia by LanzaJet, which will produce sustainable aviation fuel from sustainably-sourced ethanol. BA expects the fuel to be available to power … Continue reading British Airways could partially power flights using sustainable fuel as early as 2022

6 Sustainable Tips For Eco-Friendly Hiking and Planning — ecogreenlove

Hiking is known to help individuals experience nature in person, rather than just watch it from a TV screen. However, as more and more people take up hiking, there’s now a need for sustainable hikers. So, if you want to be an eco-warrior-hiker hybrid, then read on! Here are 6 tips on how to be a sustainable hiker when you’re planning your trip, and when … Continue reading 6 Sustainable Tips For Eco-Friendly Hiking and Planning — ecogreenlove