When I headed inside to use the bathroom, I was arrested by a series of signs detailing the restaurant’s relationships with local farms, highlighting favorite farmers, and proponing Chai Pani’s sustainability measures. This was not an Indian restaurant. This was actually nirvana (as far as I was concerned).
Have you been seeing all the usual eco-chic holiday gift guides making the rounds? The same things crop up again and again, so we thought it was time to come up with an all-new gift guide this year. Here are 27 rocking holiday gifts to keep you connected to the world, set the stage for your next ecoadventure, or outfit you with the most sustainable gear.
If you check what ecotourism opportunities are available, it’s not hard to find vacations in the ecolodge- and wildlife refuge-laden countries of Kenya, Tanzania and Zambia. So why is the U.S. government spending $14 million to develop Ethiopia into an ecotourism destination?