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ecotourism

tourism which is designed to contribute to the protection of the environment or at least minimize damage to it, often involving travel to areas of natural interest in developing countries or participation in environmental projects
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In Search of the Pangolin: The Accidental Eco-Tourist by Satyajit Das and Jade Novakovic, New Holland Publishers, pp192, 9.
The three-year project will outfit family homes with additional space and facilities to accommodate eco-tourists who visit the historic Central Java area.
Center head Ricky Bunao said the center plans to further improve its services by constructing a multipurpose hall, swimming pool and team building area; expanding its vegetable orchard to provide the residents and staff with a regular supply of fresh food; and turning the facility into an eco-tourist park.
Biology teacher Stan Lampard said: "This is no ordinary school trip, nor eco-tourist adventure.
The project, which will feature a plethora of water sports activities, is the latest development involving the construction of two green hotels in east coast region and a number of eco-tourist destinations by next year.
Winners of the three best drawings will fly to Kochi, India, where they will spend a week nature camping, nature trail-walking, learning eco-conservation in an eco-tourist resort to understand and appreciate the planet we live in and promote the message back home.
At the time of the Darwins' trial in 2008, their assets were valued at: Two bank accounts in Panama, one with pounds 199,500, another with pounds 137,600; Panama City apartment: pounds 35,000; Land for eco-tourist venture: pounds 243,700; Toyota Land Cruiser: pounds 28,000; Yorkshire Bank: pounds 2,300; HSBC, Hartlepool: pounds 610; two Jersey accounts: pounds 1,200.
The book charts the highs and lows of living and working in India as the Whittles built an eco-tourist lodge from scratch and set up two charities.
In a section of the park enthusiastic husband and wife Rob and Jos have set up camp in a way that would delight even the choosiest eco-tourist.
Soon after this announcement, however, a proposed eco-tourist village at the Eyre Peninsula's Cape Bauer was declared a major development, a year after the state government had rejected a similar application.
The typical eco-tourist is an experienced traveller aged 40-plus with a higher education and in the top earning brackets, says TIES.
Their objective was to build an eco-tourist village on a remote Fijian island and the cameras return one year on to check on their progress.