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2014-07-22 16:20:47

PVEC's is staying focused on our strategy to enter into a $36 Billion Ecotourism Market FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PV Enterprises International Inc. ( OTC Pink: PVEC, the "Company"), a global shipping management company, is pleased to provide the following corporate update to its shareholders and to the entire investment community. This release covers information on how the company plans to enhance our corporate strategy, and keep investors; potential...

2014-05-06 23:11:17

Metamorphosis Retreats brings triple bottom line benefits to Concur Fusion with ecotourism solutions for corporate travel. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Travel has tremendous though often overlooked impacts on people, the planet and the economy. Business travel comprises two thirds of the travel market today; but in spite of the steady growth of ecotourism options in the consumer market, there are still relatively few sustainable travel options for corporate buyers. Metamorphosis...

2014-02-24 23:00:13

Protected natural areas in Costa Rica reduced poverty by 16 percent in neighboring communities, mainly by encouraging ecotourism, according to new research published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Protected natural areas in Costa Rica reduced poverty by 16 percent in neighboring communities, mainly by encouraging ecotourism, according to new research published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of...

2014-01-19 23:02:50

Boxed Water is Better®, the sustainable boxed water company, today announced adoba® Eco Hotel & Suites Brand, the world’s leading eco-friendly independent hotel brand with a commitment to green responsible design, has added its single-serve, boxed water product to its 773 guestroom Dearborn, Mich. location. The growing brand selected Boxed Water because of the product’s focus on sustainability, environmental awareness and its distinct package design. Dearborn, MI (PRWEB)...

2013-12-30 23:21:38

The BEST WESTERN PLUS Kelowna Hotel & Suites has just earned the highest certification from Green Tourism Canada. Kelowna, British Columbia (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 A Kelowna hotel that’s spent nearly twenty years trying to be green is now embracing another colour—gold. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Kelowna Hotel & Suites has just earned the highest certification from Green Tourism Canada, the most reputable and recognized eco-rating label in the world. Greg Salloum, Kelowna Best...

2013-10-22 23:19:43

Victoria-owned Eagle Wing Tours has redefined what a model whale watching company should be, both on and off the water. With environmental stewardship at the core of their values, they provide guests with a thrilling adventure that also educates, motivates and inspires. Victoria British Columbia (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Victoria-owned Eagle Wing Tours has redefined what a model whale watching company should be, both on and off the water. With environmental stewardship at the core of their...

Lost Frog In The Lost World
2013-07-17 19:17:36

AlphaGalileo Foundation Ecotourism and Conservation - Can it work? In the context of a study in the forests of Central Guyana, a team of scientists from the Senckenberg Research Institute in Dresden investigated this very question and by chance found a previously undiscovered species of frog that only exists in a very confined area of the so-called Iwokrama Forest. The related study was published in the scientific journal "Organisms, Diversity and Evolution". The Lost World, a famous...

Sharks Worth More Alive Than Dead
2013-05-31 12:40:43

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Economically-speaking, sharks are worth more to society alive than they are dead, according to a new report in Oryx — The International Journal of Conservation. While the deadly fish are prized for their fins as an exotic delicacy, an international team of researchers has found that the money brought in by shark-related ecotourism is expected to surpass the revenue made by catching and killing them over the next 20 years....


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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