Luxury eco-friendly resort Chumphon Cabana Resort & Diving Center in Chumphon, Thailand. Credit Chumphon Cabana
As summer is -- dare I say -- nearing its end, we want to see pictures of your eco-vacations and green travel adventures. Did you fly NatureAir, the world's first carbon neutral airline, to Costa Rica and stay at green-hotel Finca Rosa Blanca? Explore the flora and fauna of Venezuala at the De La Costa Eco-Lodge -- located in Henri Pittier National Park? Did you observe nature at the Napo Wildlife Center in Amazonia, like Lloyd? Or, did you keep it local -- like your diet-- with a staycation and pitch a tent in your backyard? Prove it! Click through for details on how to submit and upload photos of your eco-travel adventures and be sure to tell us how you kept your environmental-impact low on the totem pole.
Parakeets and Parrots at the Napo Wildlife Center in Amazonia. Credit Felipe Arteaga
Upload Photos: The Technical Stuff: Please send only jpeg files. Photographs should be no larger than 550 pixels wide, 72 dpi (that's sized for the web), and 200 KB or smaller. (Want to know more about sizing photos for the Web? Check out this helpful article, How to Resize photos for Email or the Web: A Step-by-Step Guide.)
What we're looking for: Photos from your eco-vacations. You can submit as many as like (though our upload tool will only accept five files per upload). Please include a description of the photograph, including location (town/city/county, state, and country, and an explanation as to why you submitted what you did, plus and any other tidbits that might dazzle us. Please include your name(s) if you'd like us to give you (and the photographer) credit.
Deadlines, deadlines! Please send your photos in by 11:59 pm on the night of Monday, August 24, 2009.
Submit already! Just go to our My Photos page to send us your pics. Thanks!
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