Caiman Ecological lodge

WTTC anounces that Caiman Ecological Refuge is a finalist for the 2017 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has announced that Caiman Ecological Refuge in Brazil and Global Ecosphere Retreat® (GER®) member of The Long Run is a finalist for its 2017 Tourism for Tomorrow Award in the environmental award category. This particular category is for organisations and companies that have achieved environmental best practices through biodiversity conservation, protection of natural habitats, addressing climate change and green operations.

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family dinner

MENU OF GIVING from Sasaab Lodge, A member of The Safari Collection

The Safari Collection is heavily focused on sustainability and giving back. It is at the heart and soul of everything they do. Their ethos is to be a low impact, community and conservation orientated to the core and to have a significant positive influence on the people and environment around them.

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The 4Cs

The promise and potential of The Long Run 4Cs

Can conservation work without community? Can communities thrive without conservation? Does culture exist in a vacuum? Can commerce and sustainability co-exist? Is a holistic balance possible? The answers to these questions are at the heart of The Long Run sustainability movement.

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Largest study of biodiversity inside and outside Globally protected areas, University of Sussex

Protected areas benefit a broad range of species

Despite doubt over their management effectiveness, the world’s protected areas do benefit a broad range of species a collaborative study published in Nature Communications has found.

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sinal do vale

Resilient Communities At Sinal Do Vale

There is a growing trend globally to develop what is termed ‘Resilient Communities’. This is a term used to describe the sustained ability of a community to utilise their available resources to respond to, withstand, and recover from adverse situations. Fellow Member Sinal Do Vale is a perfect example of an ecosystem that has been developed with resilience in mind. The core driving principle at Sinal Do Vale is to: “Create solutions using whatever resources are available at hand.”

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