Eco News

Farmers In Turkey To Benefit From New Project

A new Travel Foundation project to help local farmers benefit from tourism in Turkey has attracted support from three leading travel companies – TUI UK & Ireland, Thomas Cook and the Co-operative Travel. The project aims to help farmers in the Fethiye region to benefit from the tourism sector by supplying hotels in … [Read more...]

South American Indians to receive royalties from potato sales

The UN’s Intellectual Property Tribunal today ruled that South American Indians should receive 1% of the profits from potato sales worldwide, ‘in recognition of the fact that potatoes as we know them are effectively an indigenous creation’. The head of the tribunal, Dr. Desiree Dauphinoise, GlobalBuzz - … [Read more...]