Eco-Tourism

Three Awesome Eco Cruises

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There are few vacations that are better than going on a cruise. This has a reputation for costing a lot of money, though that is not actually the case — there are great deals to be found and you can travel across the world for much less than you would have thought. Despite this low price, these eco cruises will make you feel like you are sitting in the lap of luxury. You will have everything that you want; the ...

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Molokini & Lanai Wild Dolphin & Snorkel Adventure

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The Pacific Whale Foundation (www.pacificwhale.org) is a nonprofit 501 (c) (3) organization dedicated to protecting whales, dolphins and the ocean environment. As pioneers in noninvasive whale research since 1980, they have identified over 4500 individual humpback whales throughout the Pacific.

Based in Hawaii, with offices and retail outlets on Maui, they offer eight different trips on seven vessels.  We chose September to make our trip because of the good weather and fewer crowds. It worked out perfectly.  Most excursions ...

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Pacific Whale Foundation August 2009 Events

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Pacific Whale Foundation is offering a very full calendar of August events. Summer may be drawing to a close, but Pacific Whale Foundation still has lots of exciting events and eco tours in store!

Saturday, August 1
Pacific Whale Foundation Garage Sale
Pacific Whale Foundation will be holding a benefit garage sale on Saturday, August 1, from 8 am to 2 pm. Items for sale will include a wide array of office and ocean vessel equipment, snorkel gear, a granita machine, ...

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Eco-Tourism in the Bahamas

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A friend of mine just got back from Bimini with some incredible footage of Atlantic Spotted dolphins in the wild. The dive was organized through Bill & Nowdla Keefe’s Wild Dolphin Excursions (www.biminiundersea.com).

 I am always skeptical about tours that involve up close and personal contact with wild animals, but I’ve been assured that these are dolphins viewed on their own terms in their own environment. Having first hand information that there was no feeding or coercion involved, I ...

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