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Talking trees at the National Forest Wood Fair

Talking trees at the National Forest Wood Fair

The programme for this year’s Talks Tent at the National Forest Wood Fair has just been announced. With a theme of looking after the landscape and the trees, it promises to add a new dimension to this popular event held at Beacon Hill Country Park on Bank Holiday Monday 30 August.

Walking holidays for the over 50's

Walking holidays for the over 50's

By now, we know that the key to a long and fruitful life is helped by maintaining a healthy, active lifestyle. Health professionals agree that walking regularly, however little, helps make a difference to our overall health.

Experience Malawi’s untouched wilderness

Experience Malawi’s untouched wilderness

Set to open in March 2011, Tongole Wilderness Lodge is a new eco tourism venture set in the rugged and breathtakingly beautiful 1,800km² Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve, the third largest protected area in Malawi and one of the least known.

Choose rail for a greener travel experience

Choose rail for a greener travel experience

Keep your carbon footprint to a minimum this summer and enjoy a slower, more relaxed holiday by travelling by rail to a holiday home rental in Europe.

New five star hotel opens in Mallorca

A new five star hotel Cap Rocat, has recently opened its doors on 18th June in the south of the Bay of Palma, Mallorca.

Muriya wins Green Habitat Award

The Muriya Tourism Development Company has won the Green Habitat Award for its As Sodah Island Project, which is currently under construction.

New Forest offers bus tour service

New Forest offers bus tour service

The New Forest Tourism Association has just commenced its popular hop-on hop-off bus tour service which will run from June 19 until mid September. The bus is the perfect, environmentally responsible way in which to enjoy all the popular places in the forest, with just one ticket lasting all day.

Stylish eco breaks in Wiltshire

Stylish eco breaks in Wiltshire

A stylish new eco style self-catering property has opened in Warton Mill, Devizes, Wiltshire offering high quality accommodation that is friendly to the environment.

Holidaymakers urged to go greener

From recycling bottles to switching off the lights, record numbers of families are doing their bit to help the environment at home – but new research highlights that almost half of Britons admit their green habits are forgotten the minute they arrive on holiday.

Travelocity expands green hotel offering

Travelocity expands green hotel offering

Is green going mainstream? Travelocity reports green hotel bookings in the first quarter were 65% higher than their non-green counterparts.

Be a wildlife conservation biologist for the day

Be a wildlife conservation biologist for the day

If Springwatch presenters Kate Humble and Chris Packham’s recent filming of the diverse environment in Norfolk has inspired you to get involved in wildlife conservation, then Biosphere Expedition taster days in the Broads may just be the thing for you.

Eco-friendly cruising with Star Clippers

Eco-friendly cruising with Star Clippers

As cruise ships get bigger and their impact on the environment is increasingly under scrutiny, Star Clippers’ full-rigged, tall ships offer a cleaner, greener way to cruise.

Discover Grenada with gardening guru Suzanne Gaywood

Discover Grenada with gardening guru Suzanne Gaywood

Grenada’s gardens are set to welcome their first group of green fingered guests this October. They’ll be the first to explore the Caribbean island’s exotic flora with a new seven night guided Garden and Spice Plantation Tour from Golden Caribbean from a tidy £999pp including flights.

Chance to play a part in protecting Namibia's cheetahs

Chance to play a part in protecting Namibia's cheetahs

A new project aimed at helping protect cheetahs has been initiated in Namibia where 85 per cent of the world’s population of this big cat are located. Ordinary people can come along and help collect vital data. The project was launched by Biosphere Expeditions, an international not for profit conservation organisation.

Cayman Islands' dive resorts go green

The Cayman Islands’ dive industry has moved a step closer to becoming carbon neutral with the announcement that two of its top dive resorts have become Green Globe Certified.