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University of Texas at Austin Expert Available to Talk About Oil Prices and the Keystone Pipeline

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Expert and Inventor of the Lithium-Ion Battery Predicts That Within 10 Years, Every Vehicle Will Be Hybrid or Electric

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Bus Travel Between US Cities Increases in 2014

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Research from the Chaddick Institute at DePaul University shows intercity bus departures grew 2.1 percent last year. Lead researcher Joseph Schwieterman says, "Once people switch to the bus, they often become frequent users, in part due to the generous allowances bus companies provide to change departure times.”

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GreenIndonesia and Six Indigenous Partners, Safeguarding Land Rights and Landscapes, Open the Wealth of Their Culture and their Territories for Tourists

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GreenIndonesia and six partner Indigenous communities will headline Reiselivsmessen Oslo, the largest Scandinavian tourism event. Together they show that resilient and green economic development is possible when local community land rights and the integrity of natural ecosystems are equally protected.

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Visionary Thinkers to Discuss Ecotourism at Canisius College Symposium

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Experts from across the country and the globe will gather at Canisius College to discuss "Ecotourism: A Partnership with Nature?"

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Social Equity in Urban Transportation Planning

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Most cities’ transportation plans evoke a complex blend of environmental, economic, and social-equity goals – all aimed at promoting “sustainability.” Yet, many fail to include meaningful measurements of social-equity objectives, according to researchers at McGill University.

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Almost Three-Quarters of Parents Turn Car Seats to Face Forward Too Early

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Many parents don’t follow guidelines that call for using rear-facing car seats until age 2, according to National Poll on Children’s Health data

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Sharing That Crowded Holiday Flight with Countless Hitchhiking Dust Mites

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As if holiday travel isn't stressful enough. Now University of Michigan researchers say we're likely sharing that already overcrowded airline cabin with countless tiny creatures including house dust mites.

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Planning a Vacation? Don’t Forget to Pack a Travel First Aid Kit

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Planning a vacation? Make a little room in your luggage for a travel first aid kit. It won’t cost much, and it won’t take up much space.

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Tourism as a Driver of Illicit Drug Use, HIV Risk in the D.R.

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The study’s results suggest three themes: (1) local demand shifts drug routes to tourism areas, (2) drugs shape local economies and (3) drug use facilitates HIV risk behaviors in tourism areas.