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    UPDATED: April 2010 What is sustainability? = http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sustainability What is sustainable tourism? =
    Message 1 of 64 , May 1, 2010
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      UPDATED: April 2010


      What is sustainability?
      => http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sustainability

      What is sustainable tourism?
      => http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sustainable_tourism


      green-travel posting guidelines

      As of April 2010, there were over 2,500 subscribed member addresses on the green-travel group. Keep in mind though, the green-travel archives are publicly available on the web, so virtually anyone may read them as well as pick-up posted messages via major search engines. Additionally, green-travel is freely available via RSS web feed, commonly used with personal RSS feed readers such as Google Reader (http://reader.google.com/), and may now be followed on Twitter @green_travel_gp.

      => http://rss.groups.yahoo.com/group/green-travel/rss

      => http://twitter.com/green_travel_gp

      Just because the green-travel owner (Marcus L Endicott) uses the group in a certain way does not mean that the group should only be used in that way. For example, new members may wish to post brief introductory messages. In fact, old members may also wish to post updated introductory messages about themselves and their work at least once per year.

      The general feeling of the group owner is that green-travel is a highly underutilized resource; since, there are many if not most of the well known experts in the field of sustainable tourism subscribed to green-travel, who could potentially answer any question or solve any problem....

      Attachments, including HTML message formatting, are now allowed, and may be viewed online in the group message base at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/green-travel/messages .

      - Please add "http://" to all web addresses or URLs in order for them to become active or "hot" links in non-MS applications, such as the green-travel archives on the web.

      - Please do not quote or include entire digests or unnecessarily long messages in replies.

      - Also please include descriptive subject lines, including country whenever possible.

      Messages may be posted in languages other than English; however, non-European languages should be accompanied by a translation or summary in English or other European language.

      Only members may post to the group by sending to:
      green-travel@yahoogroups.com

      Non-members may send messages for the group to the group owner at:
      green-travel-owner@yahoogroups.com

      Group members with Yahoo! accounts may post from the web form at:
      http://groups.yahoo.com/group/green-travel/post

      Multiple email addresses may be associated with a Yahoo! account by using:
      http://groups.yahoo.com/memwiz


      What makes a good post for the green-travel group?

      - Good messages are on-topic, in this case at least about travel or tourism, even if only by inference. More specifically, the topic is culturally and environmentally responsible, or green, travel and tourism.

      - Original messages make good posts for the green-travel group. Tell us something. If its not worth your time and effort writing about something, even briefly, then its probably not worth ours reading about it.

      - Short messages are better than long ones, think one or two screens, one half to one page.

      - Good messages have good, clear subject lines, preferably including country name. (Where in the world are you?)

      - Good messages include "hot" links for more details; web addresses must include "http://" to become "live" in the green-travel archives online.

      - Timely news releases make good messages for the green-travel group.


      What makes a bad post for the green-travel group?

      - Forwarded messages are less desirable than original ones.

      - One-line retorts are generally a waste of bandwidth, something like information pollution; if you need to say something like that to someone, then its better to send it directly to them privately, and not to the whole group.

      - Excessively long messages are generally not good. If you quote previous messages, please do so selectively; the worst is to regurgitate entire digests.

      - Please do not post survey forms or detailed itineraries directly to the group; in these cases, post instead to a web page (for example http://googlepages.com/) and just send a link with summary.


      Is the green-travel group moderated?

      The green-travel YahooGroup is now unmoderated, but membership is restricted and new members must be approved by the group moderator. NB, egregious spammers will be ejected by the moderator; please bring any spamming issues to the attention of the moderator!


      List Management Via Email: green-travel group

      1. To join green-travel group, send a blank message to:
      green-travel-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

      2. To post a message, send your message to:
      green-travel@yahoogroups.com

      3. To change your subscription to daily digest mode, send a blank
      message to: green-travel-digest@yahoogroups.com

      4. To change your subscription to individual emails, send a blank
      message to: green-travel-normal@yahoogroups.com

      5. To put your email message delivery on hold for this group, send a
      blank message to: green-travel-nomail@yahoogroups.com

      6. To unsubscribe, send a blank message to:
      green-travel-unsubscribe@yahoogroups.com

      7. To post a message to the moderator of green-travel group, send a
      message to: green-travel-owner@yahoogroups.com

      8. To receive general help information, send a blank message to:
      green-travel-help@yahoogroups.com
    • green-travel@yahoogroups.com
      UPDATED: April 2010 What is sustainability? = http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sustainability What is sustainable tourism? =
      Message 64 of 64 , May 1, 2012
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        UPDATED: April 2010


        What is sustainability?
        => http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sustainability

        What is sustainable tourism?
        => http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sustainable_tourism


        green-travel posting guidelines

        As of April 2010, there were over 2,500 subscribed member addresses on the green-travel group. Keep in mind though, the green-travel archives are publicly available on the web, so virtually anyone may read them as well as pick-up posted messages via major search engines. Additionally, green-travel is freely available via RSS web feed, commonly used with personal RSS feed readers such as Google Reader (http://reader.google.com/), and may now be followed on Twitter @green_travel_gp.

        => http://rss.groups.yahoo.com/group/green-travel/rss

        => http://twitter.com/green_travel_gp

        Just because the green-travel owner (Marcus L Endicott) uses the group in a certain way does not mean that the group should only be used in that way. For example, new members may wish to post brief introductory messages. In fact, old members may also wish to post updated introductory messages about themselves and their work at least once per year.

        The general feeling of the group owner is that green-travel is a highly underutilized resource; since, there are many if not most of the well known experts in the field of sustainable tourism subscribed to green-travel, who could potentially answer any question or solve any problem....

        Attachments, including HTML message formatting, are now allowed, and may be viewed online in the group message base at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/green-travel/messages .

        - Please add "http://" to all web addresses or URLs in order for them to become active or "hot" links in non-MS applications, such as the green-travel archives on the web.

        - Please do not quote or include entire digests or unnecessarily long messages in replies.

        - Also please include descriptive subject lines, including country whenever possible.

        Messages may be posted in languages other than English; however, non-European languages should be accompanied by a translation or summary in English or other European language.

        Only members may post to the group by sending to:
        green-travel@yahoogroups.com

        Non-members may send messages for the group to the group owner at:
        green-travel-owner@yahoogroups.com

        Group members with Yahoo! accounts may post from the web form at:
        http://groups.yahoo.com/group/green-travel/post

        Multiple email addresses may be associated with a Yahoo! account by using:
        http://groups.yahoo.com/memwiz


        What makes a good post for the green-travel group?

        - Good messages are on-topic, in this case at least about travel or tourism, even if only by inference. More specifically, the topic is culturally and environmentally responsible, or green, travel and tourism.

        - Original messages make good posts for the green-travel group. Tell us something. If its not worth your time and effort writing about something, even briefly, then its probably not worth ours reading about it.

        - Short messages are better than long ones, think one or two screens, one half to one page.

        - Good messages have good, clear subject lines, preferably including country name. (Where in the world are you?)

        - Good messages include "hot" links for more details; web addresses must include "http://" to become "live" in the green-travel archives online.

        - Timely news releases make good messages for the green-travel group.


        What makes a bad post for the green-travel group?

        - Forwarded messages are less desirable than original ones.

        - One-line retorts are generally a waste of bandwidth, something like information pollution; if you need to say something like that to someone, then its better to send it directly to them privately, and not to the whole group.

        - Excessively long messages are generally not good. If you quote previous messages, please do so selectively; the worst is to regurgitate entire digests.

        - Please do not post survey forms or detailed itineraries directly to the group; in these cases, post instead to a web page (for example http://googlepages.com/) and just send a link with summary.


        Is the green-travel group moderated?

        The green-travel YahooGroup is now unmoderated, but membership is restricted and new members must be approved by the group moderator. NB, egregious spammers will be ejected by the moderator; please bring any spamming issues to the attention of the moderator!


        List Management Via Email: green-travel group

        1. To join green-travel group, send a blank message to:
        green-travel-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

        2. To post a message, send your message to:
        green-travel@yahoogroups.com

        3. To change your subscription to daily digest mode, send a blank
        message to: green-travel-digest@yahoogroups.com

        4. To change your subscription to individual emails, send a blank
        message to: green-travel-normal@yahoogroups.com

        5. To put your email message delivery on hold for this group, send a
        blank message to: green-travel-nomail@yahoogroups.com

        6. To unsubscribe, send a blank message to:
        green-travel-unsubscribe@yahoogroups.com

        7. To post a message to the moderator of green-travel group, send a
        message to: green-travel-owner@yahoogroups.com

        8. To receive general help information, send a blank message to:
        green-travel-help@yahoogroups.com
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