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Angus Begg

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The ECOCLUB Interview with Angus Begg, Photojournalist & Broadcaster, South Africa
http://www.ecoclub.com/news/098/interview.html

Colour therapy
http://cnntraveller.com/2008/07/01/colour-therapy

[quote]Angus Begg journeys along the N7, the highway linking South Africa and Namibia, in search of one of the world

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AfriGadget

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Africa innovation site makes Time top 50 - 26 June 2008
http://www.sagoodnews.co.za/africa/afri ... op_50.html

[quote]AfriGadget, a website that reports on African ingenuity and innovation, has made it onto the list of Time Magazine

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Imvelo Responsible Tourism Awards - July 2008
http://www.southafrica.net/product/July08/news2.html
Taking care of our people and our environment is greatly lauded and encouraged by the Federated Hospitality Association of South Africa (Fedhasa). In 2002, the Imvelo Responsible Tourism Awards were launched to highlight the need for the tourism industry to be involved in preserving our environment, and to recognise those who have contributed significantly to this.
...Entries close this year on 15 August.
For more information:
http://www.imveloawards.co.za/
http://www.imveloawards.co.za/resptour.html

SA makes ethical travel destinations list - 31 July 2008
http://www.sagoodnews.co.za/tourism/sa_ ... list_.html
South Africa has been named as one of the developing world

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Ecotourism as development option for Africa?

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Ecotourism as development option for Africa? - Gerhard Buttner
http://sustoptions.blogspot.com/2008/08 ... n-for.html

[quote]This is especially interesting on a local level in communities with a certain set of basic conditions. To mention a few:

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Air travel to Africa and climate change

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Air travel to Africa and climate change
http://sustoptions.blogspot.com/2008/10 ... hange.html
The issue of carbon emissions caused by air travel is becoming an increasingly heated debate. Soon regulating airline emissions could become an integral part of the UK climate change bill. This raises the question of what would happen in poorer countries of Africa (and elsewhere) which rely on tourism for much-needed international revenue and regard tourism as important part of their development strategy, if tourists would stop coming due to changes in air travel regulations.
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We now have 85 photos in Ecotourism Africa!
http://www.flickr.com/groups/ecotourismafrica

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