What's the best twitter feed by (yes, you read that right) an endangered animal? What's the most intriguing new species, the most powerful nature documentary, the eco travel tools that you must have before you hit the road?
It's hard to narrow down the best of the best when it comes to nature, because so much of what we do is based around protecting and preserving it as a whole. And travel is a tricky one, as this is one arena where the carbon footprint really adds up fast.
The people, places, animals and more recognized here, in TreeHugger's third annual Best of Green Awards in the Travel and Nature category, rose to the top. --Written by Mairi Beautyman and Blythe Copeland
Don't miss the winners in our other seven categories, announced throughout the week here: Best of Green 2011.