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Costa Rica left out of “Top Ethical Destinations 2015” list; Dominica high on the list

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Ronald Reyes Sevilla (The Tico Times) reports on how Ethical Traveler has praised Costa Rica’s natural resources and the number of options for ecotourism, but criticized the country’s lack of action against child prostitution and crimes against environmentalists. Among the “World’s 10 Best Ethical Destinations,” we find Dominica. The report says, “Dominica should be applauded for its pilot project to reduce energy consumption in business sectors. This initiative has spurred a clean energy collaboration with the CDB (Caribbean Development Bank) to climate-proof their shorelines and help build a green economy.” Here are excerpts from The Tico Times:

For the second year in row, Costa Rica has been left off the “World’s 10 Best Ethical Destinations” list posted by the Ethical Traveler Foundation. This year’s list valued the country’s natural beauty and wide variety of options for ecotourism. However, Costa Rica failed to make the cut overall because…

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MELANIE SAFKA Dust in the Wind – YouTube

Live peace, love and understanding – no time to put it off for later!

I close my eyes, only for a moment, and the moment’s gone

All my dreams, pass before my eyes, a curiosity

Dust in the wind, all they are is dust in the wind

Same old song, just a drop of water in an endless sea

All we do, crumbles to the ground, though we refuse to see

Dust in the wind,

All we are is dust in the wind

Don’t hang on, nothing lasts forever but the earth and sky

It slips away, and all your money won’t another minute buy

Dust in the wind,

All we are is dust in the wind

Dust in the wind,

Everything is dust in the wind

via MELANIE SAFKA Dust in the Wind – YouTube.