Top 5 Green Travel Destinations for 2013This was a sneak peek for recipients of our newsletter. To sign up for our newsletter, join the Tripping community. In the spirit of Earth Day , which is coming up next week (4/22/13), we've selected our top 5 green travel destinations for 2013. From the wind-swept plains of Patagonia to the short grass plains of the Kenyan savannah, here are our picks...
With 87 types of ecosystems, Belize is a paradise for green travel. It's the least densely populated country in Central America and more than 60% of its land surface is covered by forest. Its vast protected areas, both on land and sea, provide unparalleled opportunities for visitors. You can spot crocodiles, scarlet macaws and howler monkeys at the Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary. Or you can explore the Belize Barrier Reef, the world's third largest barrier reef and one of the most diverse ecosytems on the planet (500 species of fish have been identified with only 10% of the reef researched so far).
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