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Viaja en Verde is born

A new initiative to tackle the environmental impact of tourist mobility   Viaja en Verde is an initiative led by eco-union and financed by the European Climate Foundation (ECF) that aims to reduce the environmental impact of tourist mobility in Spain. Transport emissions represent around 25% of the European Union’s total greenhouse gas emissions, reaching up to 29% in Spain, one…
eco-union
20 January, 2023
Climate ChangeMediterranean regionTourism

State of play of tourism in the Mediterranean

 A Roadmap for a Greener, Inclusive & Resilient Tourism in the Mediterranean The new State of Play of Tourism in the Mediterranean report, elaborated by eco-union, following the lead of Jeremie Fosse, is out. It is a key document for the Sustainable Tourism Community (Interreg Euro-Med Programme). The Mediterranean region is a flagship region for coastal and marine tourism, but this has…
eco-union
7 December, 2022
MediterraneanNewsSustainable DevelopmentTourism

Tourism & Circularity for Sustainable Development in the Mediterranean

eco-union is attending the UNECE Ninth Environment for Europe (EfE) Ministerial Conference held in Nicosia, Cyprus, from 5-7 October 2022. Jérémie Fosse, director of eco-union, will present the State of Play of Tourism in the Mediterranean at the side event on sustainable tourism. The sector has significantly contributed to the Mediterranean region’s economic development, but unsustainable practices have taken a toll on…
eco-union
5 October, 2022
Blue Tourism InitiativeMediterranean regionTourism

Blue Tourism Initiative at the UN Ocean Conference

LAUNCH OF THE BLUE TOURISM INITIATIVE Saturday, June 30 2022 at 6.30 p.m. LISBOA: HOTEL TÍVOLI ORIENTE The Blue Tourism Initiative is a long-term research and innovation project focused on the environmental management, governance and planning of coastal and maritime tourism around major Regional Seas. It comprises policies review, as well as multi-stakeholders initiatives to strengthen sustainable blue tourism at local, national, regional…
eco-union
30 June, 2022