Category Archives: Ecotourism

Tribewanted Project in Sierra Leone

Have you even read about one of those projects you really wish you could be involved in but it just doesn’t work with the place you are in, be it professionally or, family, or in my case because I am … Continue reading

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The Dark Side to Chocolate: What can you do?

Ever wonder where you chocolate comes from and how it gets to your store with a
wrapper on it? Well there is a lot that goes into that and I can not pretend that I know all
about it but I know where it starts. There is a good chance that you chocolate started in
West Africa in one of two countries being Ghana, or Ivory Coast. Ghana is the second
largest cocoa producer in the world and the Ivory Coast is the largest. A couple of weeks
ago an article came out making a formal link between chocolate producer Hersey’s to
child labor, and forced labor conditions. Continue reading

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An Article by Jo Lancaster From Edge of Africa: Community Based Conservation

Community Based Conservation

Often in the past conservation projects have been based on the idea that conservation and community are two separate things and often conservation efforts have resulted in the exclusion of local communities; however these days many conservation initiatives are taking a new direction and often aim to include local communities in order to ensure their success. Continue reading

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An Eco-date Night in Denver

Last week I got to spend and evening with my sweetie, but this time I wanted to do something a little different from the standard dinner and a movie.  Denver recently had launched their bike share program.  It is now … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Green Bug Adventures Blog!

I hope to use this venue as an opportunity for you to better get to know the culture of Green Bug Adventures and to discuss different happenings in Africa, Ecotourism, Adventure Travel and really anything that seems relevant to Green Bug Adventures mission. Continue reading

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