The Chanel open-sky laboratory

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Chanel has set up an open-sky laboratory in Madagascar in 2002, to grow and study the Vanilla Planifolia. In 2010, the Maison opens a new botanical station in the southern French Alps, to rediscover medicinal plant sources forgotten since the second half of the 20 th century.

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Endangered species photo exhibition, supported by the Fondation Prince Albert II de Monaco from November 21st to 25th, 2018

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Jean-Charles Vinaj takes photos of animals from the wild and primarily threatened species. His snapshots will be on display in Monaco from November 21st to 25th 2018, and the public will have free access to the exhibition.

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Beauty products made from fresh organic ingredients

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Founded in 1995, Lush makes handmade organic soaps and solid cosmetics and sells them not pre-packed. The company is committed to promote faire trade and to ban animal testing and overwrap.

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Certified-organic coffee, manually cultivated on small plots

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Situated on the mountain plateau, the Araku valley in India is a protected natural reserve since 1995, reknown for its purity, biodiversity and fertility: the coffee plants are distributed over 520 villages.

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Chef Alain Passard's organic vegetable baskets, delivered each week by bicycle

alain-passard-small.jpgAlain Passard, Chef of the restaurant l'Arpège(*) in Paris, is cooking vegetables produced in his own gardens, located in France. The excess production can be ordered and delivered each week.

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Wilderness Safaris opens six hyper luxury eco-lodges in Rwanda, built in the middle of nature

BisateLodge-small.jpgDian Fossey has highlighted the emergency to protect the great apes in the Virunga mountains. The preservation of this threatened specie, which cannot live in captivity, has been the starting point of the project Bisate Lodge.

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Alila Resort reopens an iconic luxury eco hôtel overlooking the Pacific ocean in California

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Reopened end of 2017, the high-end sustainable hotel, which has adopted the Earth Check operating standards, lies on a 160 acres domain framed by the ocean and the forest.

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