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NEW ZEALAND – The green, clean islands

  I had never thought about traveling to New Zealand, it just seemed too far away from New York. But, I was afforded the opportunity and I’m so glad I made the trip. While it was only for nine days (ten if you count the last...

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Staying eco friendly while traveling

We're in the midst of travel season. Summer time means road trips, vacation time and spontaneous getaways. Sometimes road trips are accompanied with a few bumps in the road, literally, that travel companies tend to leave out of their commercials.  We've put together a list...

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Great rivers of the world

There are many rivers across the globe. Our rivers are essential to our survival but have become polluted by industry and civilization in general. Specifically the Ganges, The Yangtze and the Indus are the most polluted. Its important to note many major cites are located...

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Anse Chastanet and Jade Mountain

I recently had the opportunity to travel to Saint Lucia with my fiancé—which was a welcomed treat as the winter weather in New York continued to linger well in to March. It was our first time on the island, and its beauty immediately captivated me;...

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Green City: Jersey City

We, the editors at eco18.com, have decided to chronicle our travels and highlight some of the green aspects in various cities. Please feel free to submit city ideas and information for upcoming Green City features.  Jersey City is New Jersey’s second largest city and sits directly across...

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Green City: Hudson, NY

We, the editors at eco18.com, have decided to chronicle our travels and highlight some of the green aspects in various cities. Please feel free to submit city ideas and information for upcoming Green City features. How To Get There: A two-hour scenic drive from Manhattan, north on the...

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Boarding Pass and Fresh Produce

Now you can board a flight and eat your veggies too. Airlines and airports are trying to make your travel experience more palatable by adding new experiences during your visit to the airport. According to an article in Crain’s, the Jet Blue terminal at JFK Airport...

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Eco-Friendly Beaches in the US

There's nothing better during the summertime than a day-long outing at the beach. Unfortunately, some beaches in the country have received a nasty reputation for hosting harmful bacteria, viruses, and parasites deposited by sewage and stormwater. That's why we've rounded-up some of the many gorgeous, pristine...

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Eco18’s Eco-Tourism Bucket List

Now that the summer travel season is officially underway, we're taking a look at some of the best ecotourism destinations around the globe.  We're praising the responsible travelers and enlightened practices the are transforming the travel and tourism industry into an opportunity to empower people and...

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Zipping Through the Tree Tops

As Marcel Proust once said, “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.” Often times when one thinks of going out and exploring the natural world we think of foot patrolling through hiking trails and observing nature...