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Purchasing Carbon Offsets is now as easy as One, Two, Green

Friday, December 30th, 2016

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Great news for Green Travelers!! On August 28th, both Expedia.com and Travelocity, announced they are offering new options supporting responsible travel.

Expedia.com is now offering the option at checkout to purchase a TerraPass that funds enough clean energy to balance out the CO2 emissions caused by your flights.

Travelocity.com is offering a similar option at checkout with the proceeds going to Go Zero.

More information on TerraPass
More information on Go Zero

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SEE Turtles – Ocean Conservancy conservation tourism campaign

Friday, December 30th, 2016

Helping to protect sea turtles while helping residents to value sea turtles is the mission of the Ocean Conservancy group, SEE Turtles. With a mandate of positive impact (as opposed to low impact), SEE Turtles provide turtle watching guidelines to international communities offering conservation tourism and help travelers to use their vacation dollars to make a difference for sea turtles and for the livelihood of community residents who protect them. The SEE Turtles program provides a positive venue for tourists to learn about sea turtles in their natural habitat while slowly turning communities from hotbeds of turtle poaching to environments supported by sea turtle conservation tourism. Ocean Conservancy is striving to protect the turtles with the money made by viewing them as well as generate income for the local economies.
Currently programs are offered in Baja California Sur, Mexico, Costa Rico, and Trinidad.
More info available at SEE Turtles

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