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  • n  tourism to exotic or threatened ecosystems to observe wildlife or to help preserve nature

  • To commune with nature without breaking a sweat, head Down Under where ecotourism has a softer side.
  • Just as important, his landholdings are profitmakers that generate income from ecotourism, forestry, ranching, farming and oil and gas leases.
  • Most developing countries aggressively sell ecotourism, while few foreign-aid programs are complete without an ecotourism element.
News & Articles

  • Group pushes to keep nature tours green
    Florida Society for Ethical Ecotourism, a nonprofit group, meets for the first time in Brevard County, June 28 to June 30, at the International Palms Oceanfront Resort, in Cocoa Beach.
    June 27, 2013 - Florida Today
Quotes

  • Russell Mittermeier in International Herald Tribune
    The tourism activities around tiger reserves have become new source of tension and threat...... action has been initiated for evolving a set of ecotourism guidelines to benefit fringe dwelling local people and relocated villagers, with a view to... Jairam Ramesh http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jairam_Ramesh&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHkQ8fInc420RD8jzNCoXFGAxJ_AA The Hindu http://www.google.com/url?q=http://beta.thehindu.com/sci-tech/energy-and-environment/article406802.ece%3Fhomepage%3Dtrue&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHgc30IyEDSA0mPQJtibyS7v9Fn0A Apr 21, 2010 31508 40592 ecotourism It's a model of what can be done in hot-spot areas that have been devastated by development," said Russell Mittermeier, the president of Conservation International. "Pan has combined all the elements - protection, research, ecotourism, good...
  • Chuck Strahl in MarketWatch
    The establishment of new National Wildlife Areas around Clyde River and Qikiqtarjuaq will increase the ecotourism value of the region,says Minister Chuck Strahl, Canada's Minister of Indian and Northern Affairs. "This will provide economic...

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