Browsing the "Ecotravel/Ecotourism" Category

Harvest Tips, Adventures in Eco-Friendly Maine & Conservation (video)

September 24th, 2013 | by The Green Divas

A fun Green Divas Radio Show last week with a variety of topics, ranging from GD Meg’s adventures in eco-friendly Maine to a new Foodie-Phile segment about apples, and Green Diva Mizar's DIY segment on what to do with all those great veggies from the garden or farmer’s market this harvest season! On a more serious note, we spoke to Deb Thomas and Cait Kennedy of the Powder River Basin Resources Council, who talked about what oil and natural gas extraction is doing to the heart of our beautiful country


4 Ways to be a Happy Camper on Summer Vacation

July 29th, 2013 | by The Green Divas

Whether you are headed to the beach, or to experience a farm stay, or to a luxurious (but eco-friendly) hotel somewhere, or to visit family, or to pitch a tent in your favorite spot in nature, we shared tips for you on the Green Divas Radio Show this week


Bats in the Belfry Can be a Good Thing (video)

July 16th, 2012 | by The Green Divas

We had a little fun this week getting settled into our new Green Divas HQ. In this video, we talk about Green Diva Lisa's travels, having a relatively eco-friendly move and why I'm celebrating having bats in the belfry!


How to Remove Skunk Spray the Green Way

June 12th, 2012 | by Vivian Nelson Melle

Summer's around the corner bringing us into the great outdoors for camp outs and hikes. Each step we take into the woods increases our chances of running into one of Mother Nature's creatures. It's always a good idea to make as much noise as possible when hiking to warn creatures of your approach. Skunks are one of those critters to avoid. With the power to tax your olfactory system, a skunk's spray can bring a walk in the wild to a screaming halt. When your walk in the wild turns into a stroll through smellyville, here is how to remove skunk spray the green way


Eco-Vacations: Southwest Airlines Wins Eco-Pioneer of the Year Award

May 22nd, 2012 | by Vivian Nelson Melle

Summer's around the corner bringing family vacations and much-needed getaways. If you're flying, are you choosing an environmentally-friendly airline? While air travel does contribute to pollution, there are ways to minimize your carbon footprint. Southwest Airlines recently received the Eco-Pioneer of the Year Aviation Award for its green practices which it pursued long before other companies thought about Earth-friendly business practices. Here's why you should definitely consider Southwest Airlines for your travel plans


Eco-Vacations: When You Must Drive, Drive Efficiently

May 18th, 2012 | by Vivian Nelson Melle

Eco-vacations are all the rage with trips to the rain forest or stays on organic farms. Sometimes the only get away is a road trip to a nearby state or town. The most eco-friendly vacation is one spent at home, but not everyone can enjoy a "staycation" and most can't afford extravagant "greencations". So if you need to hit the road to enjoy some down town this summer, there are some tricks to help make your road trip more eco-sound. When you must drive, here are some ways to drive efficiently


Ridekick: The Electric Bicycle Trailer

February 23rd, 2012 | by Vivian Nelson Melle

Bike riding is good choice for the environment, and even better for your health. Since urban sprawl has us further from our workplaces, electric bikes can make the ride a little easier and Ridekick now provides a more economic solution if you're not quite ready for an e-bike. Ridekick offers the electric bicycle trailer to get you from point A to point B a little faster



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