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  Ecotourism, often mistaken as extreme sports, actually consists in visiting relatively undisturbed geographical areas, in order to enjoy and appreciate their natural and cultural attractions, through a process that promotes conservation, and low environmental impact. Ecoturism also encourage...
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  Tourism is often seen as a double-edged sword, with visitors flocking into fragile areas. A new study explains how revenue from ecotourism could fund conservation National parks are huge draws for travellers, many of whom seek remote or off-the- beaten-track experiences in pristine enviro...
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By Lori Robertson Water bottle-lugging tourists are fixtures around the globe, as fear of Montezuma’s revenge and Delhi belly have led to travelers’ constant purchasing of bottled water, particularly in developing areas where the bacteria that cause stomach ailments runs rampant. But all that plast...
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Study finds visitors to Bali, the Gambia and Goa use 16 times as much water as locals, causing conflict and disease. The disproportionate use of fresh water by tourists in developing world destinations is causing local conflict, exacerbating poverty and helping to spread disease, says a report to b...
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There can be a tremendous sense of environmental guilt attached to the prospect of taking a holiday abroad these days. Fuel-guzzling jetplanes are certainly not the greenest mode of transport, but thankfully there are ways to minimize your carbon footprint and still have a great time. One of the gr...
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Galapagos IslandsApril 6-10, 2010 Only in Galápagos will you come face to face with wildlife that has never developed a fear of people. With an expedition to the Land of Darwin, you have the opportunity to study blue-footed boobies performing a courtship “dance”, snorkel with playful sea lions, wat...
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From: Ranga Sirilal, Reuters MALE (Reuters) - The Maldives archipelago, threatened by rising sea levels blamed on climate change, said on Monday it would introduce a new environment tax on all tourists who use its resorts and provide its economic lifeline. Famed mostly for high-end luxury resorts ...
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