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STORIES OF THE PEOPLE, PLACES & PARTNERS THAT MAKE TRAVEL AND TOURISM TICK

The Aliağa Wind Farm operates thirty-six turbines, each having a capacity of 2.5 MW, in the Aliağa Borough of Izmir, Turkey with a maximum power generation capacity of 90 MW when fully operational. The project site rests on 145 hectares dispersed over three hills and is managed by Bergama RES...
The Gyapa Improved Cook-Stoves project in Ghana provides energy efficient charcoal stoves to households located in the Greater Accra and Ashanti regions....
The objective of efficient cookstoves in Cambodia is to reduce fuel consumption through production and distribution of Lao cook stoves in six provinces throughout Cambodia. Part of the larger Cambodian Firewood Saving Project (CFSP), this project avoids emissions from direct combustion while also protecting local forest ecosystems through increasing the...
The Hydrologic Ceramic Water Filter Production and Distribution Project in Cambodia is an ongoing Clean Development Mechanism project in the Kingdom of Cambodia that has been independently verified by The Gold Standard. As fuel use for boiling water in Cambodia predominantly comes from combustion of non-renewable biomass, project activity generates...

This project is protecting a critical forest ecosystem that supports over 1,000 species in northern Peru. By providing benefits to local communities, the project motivates farmers to conserve the forest and promotes sustainable production of the region’s main crop: coffee. Where & Why The Alto Mayo Protected Forest is a...

This project is reforesting 1 million acres of farmland in the Lower Mississippi Alluvial Valley by planting and protecting trees. In addition to storing carbon, the revitalized forest will generate income for local landowners, provide a habitat for migratory birds, and prevent pollution from entering the Mississippi River. Where &...