Pamela Lanier

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Introduction to Eco-Tourism

With more than 800 million tourist trips a year, 200 million people employed in travel and a profit of nearly 7 trillion a year, it is evident that tourism can be a springboard for economic development in developing countries and should be viewed as a stimulus to alleviate poverty in these areas. Although tourism provides…

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Mother Earth News Fair

Reflecting on a very successful speaking series in 2012, I am drawn back to how thrilled I was to receive an invitation to attend the Mother Earth News Fair in Puyallup, WA last July. Bryan Welch, publisher of Mother Earth News, the fastest growing magazine in North America and also the publisher of Utney Reader,…

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National Heirloom Exhibition, the Worlds Pure Food Fair

During the same busy week, the second annual National Heirloom Exhibition, the World’s Pure Food Fair came to Santa Rosa.  Held at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds, over 10,000 people attended this spectacular exhibition!  This “not-for-profit” event attracted interest among home growers, chefs, farmers, school groups, the national media, and the general public, where all funds…

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Slow Food Russian River 2012

I was delighted to be able to take part in Slow Food’s fresh food picnic, a celebration of emerging culinary talent, featuring Slow Food’s talented founder Carlo Petrini, Alice Waters, and Nikki Henderson.  The afternoon event was held at the lovely Rancho Mark West, where our hosts, Jim and Betty Doerksen, were kind enough to…

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World Conservation Congress – A Big Win for Nature +

I recently returned from the World Conservation Congress (hosted by the IUCN) in Jeju, South Korea after making two major presentations on Eco Travel and Sustainable Tourism. These talks were very well received and the Congress at large was successful in putting nature back to center stage as the solution to solving a growing list…

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Ecolodge Development Around the World: The Need for True Sustainable Architecture in Ecotourism

ECOLODGE DEVELOPMENT AROUND THE WORLD: THE NEED FOR TRUE SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURE IN ECOTOURISM  by Arq. Hector  Ceballos-Lascurain, International Consultant in Environmental Architecture, Ecotourism and Regional Planning Director General PICE Special Advisor on Ecotourism to IUCN Av. Constituyentes 1076 Euc 602…

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Galapagos Journal

Los Islas Encantados – The Enchanted Islands Sign upon entering the airport in Ecudor: “Galapagos is peace, human history, and evolution. We hope it means the same to you.” Los Islas Encartadas was discovered in 1535 by a Spanish ship…

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The Mother Earth News Fair

I was thrilled to receive an invitation to attend the Mother Earth News Fair last month in Puyallup, WA. Bryan Welch, publisher of Mother Earth News, the fastest growing magazine in North America and also the publisher of Utney Reader,…

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