Top 10 Green Tourist Destinations for 2009 (slideshow)

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In need of somewhere to travel for New Years? Want to start planning your summer vacation? Now in it's fifth year, National Geographic Traveler magazine has choosing the top green destinations in the world to a science. Many of the locations were chosen for their relative isolation (and thus minimal human impact), while others were major metropolitan areas that have managed to implement a successful environmental protection and preservation plan for their city, despite a growing population and pollution. Without further delay, here are the top 10 tourists destinations chosen by National Geographic Traveler. Time to pack your passport and your boots, or is it your bikini? Read on to find out which.

Top 10 Tourist Destinations of 2009
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