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Julie Church, Ocean Sole, with a message in a flip flop

Leaders for The Long Run: Julie Church, Ocean Sole

Calling for plastic-free seas with a message in a flipflop.

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Sandbank at Baa Atoll

Acclaimed British cellist Steven Isserlis to perform at Soneva Fushi

June 21st is World Music Day. Our world is culturally diverse and music is one great example of this diversity, fitting into The Long Run C for “Culture” in our 4Cs ethos. One of our members, Soneva Fushi, will hold a unique event for the occasion to listen to cellist Steven Isserlis as detailed in their press release:

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Turtle figures made of washed up flipflops

Keeping Our Oceans plastic-free while supporting local communities

Ocean Sole is a message in a flipflop on behalf of the Ocean i.e. trash free seas! The Ocean is the worlds dump yard and this is an African solution to this global problem.

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The Amazon Rainforest, The Earth's natural mechanism to store carbon emissions

The Long Run to a World with a Lower Carbon Footprint

Friday 5th May is World Environment Day, and this year’s motto is: “Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care”. It is clear that we are responsible for many and varied impacts on the environment both at a local and global level. The positive side to it is that we are human, and thus can take responsibility and try to minimize our impact on the environment. For this occasion The Long Run organised a “4C Call on Carbon Footprint Management”: These 4C online conference calls are held with our members to discuss topics concerning Conservation, Community, Culture and Commerce. This was the first one of a series of calls focused on Carbon Footprint Management (CFM).

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Culture games at Wolwedans

Members of The Long Run longlisted for the 2015 World Responsible Tourism Awards

The Longlist for the 2015 World Responsible Tourism Awards is out and we are delighted to announce that several members of The Long Run are among the longlisted organisations.

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