The Gaia Education Design for Sustainability programme covers the 4 key dimensions of sustainability in a 10 month, distance learning course which can be completed from anywhere in the world. Based on the four core pillars of the Ecovillage Design Curriculum: the social, worldview, ecological and economic dimensions of sustainability, GEDS draws on the experience and expertise developed in a network of some of the most successful ecovillages and community projects across the Earth.
Developing countries often gain little financial benefit from the influx of visitors to their shores. Only around 30 % of the money spent by tourists on their holiday remains in the host country. Eco tourism is promoted in some countries. For sustainable destinations, explore EU’s catalogue at www.eco-label.com or the National Geographic's portal at www.nationalgeographic.com/travel/sustainable.
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