The Green Key to your holiday

February 20, 2008

Green Key logo

Eco-labels are for services too, not just for products.

The Green Key

is a diploma awarded companies within tourism: hotels, youth hostels, conference- and holiday centres, campsites, holidayhouses, leisure facilities and restaurants.

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Nordic Ecolabel Swan

The Swan is the official Nordic ecolabel, and it “demonstrates that a product is a good environmental choice”. In 1989, the Nordic Council of Ministers decided to introduce a common, impartial, official environmental label for the Nordic region.

So, five for the price of one – very economic! The (green) Swan is a variation on the (blue Swan) logo of the Nordic Council of Ministers. The activities within Nordic Ecolabelling are coordinated by the Nordic Ecolabelling Board.

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Greenland of Opportunity

October 30, 2007

Arctic Ocean - political map

“We are afraid that the United States will take over Greenland if the Danes get out,” he says. “If Americans can take Iraq, then why not Greenland?”

Aqqaluk Lynge, head of the Inuit Circumpolar Council‘s Greenland chapter, in
As a land thaws, so do Greenland’s aspirations for independence,
CSMonitor, October 16, 2007.

Greenland‘s resources are astonishing. With a little more  climate change, they will be available to anyone with the desire to enjoy them.

All you could need? Here’s what’s on offer…

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