Green travel

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New UK rail travel platform promises to plant a tree for every booking
The company – which offers the same fares as other rail sites – aims to match the government’s target of planting 90-120 million trees a year

Gemma Bowes

03, Dec, 2021 @11:28 AM

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My no-fly trip to Corsica: a drive across France is part of the adventure
Travelling by road and ferry allowed me to see France and the dramatic Mediterranean island at my own pace

Tommy Melville

28, Nov, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Where the wild things are: a trip to Romania’s southern mountains
The reintroduction of bison to the Carpathians is a boon for nature – and local communities – as our writer discovers on a hiking break

Stuart Kenny

04, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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‘Without a puff of fossil fuels …’ My favourite no-fly holiday
With Cop26 in full swing, we ask environmentalists and nature writers where they take a break without it costing the Earth

02, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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10 of the best travel companies committed to climate action
These holiday firms walk the talk when it comes to minimising their carbon footprints and promoting biodiversity

Holly Tuppen

29, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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10 of the best eco-friendly places to stay in Europe
Sustainable stays offering the chance to share mountain views with bears, sleep easy in a low-carbon hotel and wellness experiences

Holly Tuppen

23, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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A global first links 13 of Scotland’s Unesco cities and sites in a digital trail
From Edinburgh to St Kilda, destinations in Scotland are being promoted as part of a sustainable tourism drive timed for COP26

Nazia Parveen

20, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Take your pick: 10 river, beach and trail cleanups to join this autumn
Joining a cleanup – on foot, on a paddleboard or in a kayak – is an enjoyable way of carrying out a crucial task. Here are some of the best events in the coming weeks

Jennifer Hudson

16, Sep, 2021 @5:30 AM

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Dorset with a hint of Finland: sustainable tourism on a weekend break
An eco housing development built on disused quarries offers visitors the chance to explore woods, heath and wetlands and enjoy lake activities

Adam McCulloch

10, Sep, 2021 @5:30 AM

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How to escape the crowds in Cornwall? On a bike
The 200km West Kernow Way is a new bikepacking route round the county’s famous peninsulas, offering varied terrain and quiet beauty even this busy summer

Rob Penn

03, Sep, 2021 @5:30 AM

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We can’t build our way out of the environmental crisis | George Monbiot
New infrastructure projects are all the rage, post-pandemic. But who benefits from a rising tide of concrete, asks Guardian columnist George Monbiot

George Monbiot

01, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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I toured Orkney in the world’s first all-electric campervan
The Scottish islands are leading the way in sustainable energy and now there’s a greener way for tourists to visit them

Phoebe Smith

14, Aug, 2021 @10:00 AM

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