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Privately Protected Areas: a hot topic for the IUCN World Park Congress

Jochen Zeitz has been invited as the keynote at this year’s IUCN World Park Congress, a landmark global forum on protected areas, to be held at Sydney Australia this November from 12th -19th. More than 4,000 people from over 165 countries are expected to attend the event.

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LRI Members Nominated for PURE Life Experience Award

Wilderness Safaris and Soneva, members of the Long Run (LRI) Initiative have been nominated for the Community Engagement, and Conservation and Sustainability awards at The PURE Life Experience 2014 taking place in Marrakech over November 10-12, 2014.

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Fourth Global Long Run Initiative Conference on Sustainable Tourism Focuses on Strengthening Collaborations

Members of the Long Run Initiative resolve to continue with the implementation of the strategic and business plan launched in 2013, focusing on taking to fruition the activities listed in the four key areas during the fourth Long Run Initiative (LRI) conference, held at Caiman Ecological Reserve, Brazil, from the 14th-17th September 2014.

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Pacuare Lodge, Long Run Initiative, Zeitz Foundation, Tuis Farm

Pacuare Lodge Fresh Products: Tuis Farm

Provide travellers with a unique experience which exceeds their expectations is important for a tourism business. But working in a sustainable way is as important to the Long Run Initiative members, who consider each aspect of their operation with great care and creativity. Following this trend, Pacuare Lodge, located in the Pacuare River in Costa Rica, has set out to increase its sustainability and benefits to the local community by partnering with a small farm to grow organic fruit and vegetables.

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Tourism for Tomorrow Awards deadline is slowly approaching!

The 2015 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards hosted by World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) are still open for entries until the 14th of November 2014. WTTC is encouraging businesses and organisations committed to sustainable tourism to apply before the deadline to ensure their efforts are recognised.

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