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Forget digital nomads. Meet the eco-conscious digital ‘slomads’

Concerns are growing over the environmental impact of digital nomads. Image: Unsplash/ Dessidre Fleming

Joanna Gill

Europe Correspondent, Thomson Reuters Foundation


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Rising numbers of nations are issuing digital nomad visas that allow people to stay and work for up to two years. Image: Joanna Gill/Thomson Reuters Foundation

Lisbon is one of the most popular locations with the Portuguese capital ranking top of AirBnB's digital nomad destinations in 2022. Image: Joanna Gill/Thomson Reuters Foundation
Traditional Dream Factory, a co-living space for digital nomads, has planted hundreds of trees as part of its regenerative village approach. Image: Samuel Delesque

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