ecotourism


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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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High anthropogenic sensitiveness and fragility of various Russian ecosystems is one of the limitations for ecotourism development.
Ecotourism Australia won the Conservation Award at the World Tourism and Travel Council Tourism for Tomorrow Award in 2008.
The government would provide assistance for the development of KIU and establishment of an international institute of mountaineering, ecotourism and hospitality in GB, President Alvi added.
"In Lebanon you have many microclimates and microcommunities and cultures which make ecotourism very rich ...
The same seems to be the case with talk on ecotourism.
Recognize the importance of the rights of the indigenous peoples, and respect their choices to live in harmony with the practices of ecotourism without negatively affecting them or their distinctive cultures and relationships with the land and natural environment.
'The policy will develop the ecotourism and tourism community and is a mechanism to protect and conserve natural areas.
Both the social arms of Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company (SECMC) and Hashoo Group have identified the Gorano Reservoir, the natural 'reservoir' where the company is discharged the effluent underground water, as the top ecotourism destination in Thar.
According to announcement here on Tuesday, both the social arms of Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company (SECMC) and Hashoo Group have identified the Gorano Reservoir, the natural 'reservoir' where the company is discharged the effluent underground water, as the top ecotourism destination in Thar.
HYDERABAD -- Aiming to explore the potential tourism spots in Tharparkar district, Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company's (SECMC) welfare arm, the Thar Foundation, has planned to develop and promote ecotourism in the area.