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Opinion: “Nature Has Its Rights” – Fighting for the Grand Canyon Like Martin Litton

We need more fighters like Martin Litton. We all have the opportunity to experience the Grand Canyon, in no small part because of one man’s vision and his refusal to compromise. Without Martin’s will and determination to protect it from proposed dams in the 1960s, the Grand Canyon could have faced the same fate as…

Donald Trump’s Battle of Balmedie, Scotland–Mass Tourism Style

Beyond Green Travel is a blog written by Global Travel Editor Costas Christ What Donald Trump wants, he gets–but maybe not all of it this time.  Since I first blogged last year about the struggle between environmentalists and local residents opposed to Trump’s plans to build a mass tourism development on an unspoiled stretch of Scottish…

Beyond Green Travel with Costas Christ
Paving Paradise For a Better Future, Donald Trump Style?

Text by Global Travel Editor Costas Christ Photograph by Jim and Sheila Glavine During hard economic times, how do you convince rural communities living next to unspoiled natural areas to see a brighter future? If you are Donald Trump, who wants to build the world’s "best" gold course on wild sand dunes along the coast…