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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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He also called on officials to exert greater efforts to combat the pest, as the reservation provides surrounding villages with a source of income due to its designation as an environmental tourism landmark.
Environmental tourism is in its infancy, and Swansea will reap significant financial benefits if this project goes ahead.
"Miracle Garden is a new activity in the environmental tourism field which is growing rapidly in the world.
Arab environmental tourism will also be in spotlight at the two-day event, she added.
As per the plan, four important sectors, including increasing forest-covered area, protected green areas, parks, promotion of environmental tourism, increasing resources of energy and climatic changes and resilience would also be paid special attention.
It will cover every sector of tourism and hospitality such as family tourism to business tourism, cultural, sun and beach, sports, education, health and environmental tourism. It will address relevant cultural topical issues such as political tourism following the Arab Spring, as well as new industry developments and trends in the GCC and factors affecting tourism in the region.
The Aquaponics system was unveiled last week during an environmental tourism training workshop held at the hotel in association with Dubai's Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing as part of the Green Economy initiative of H.H.
In doing so, Huntley casts Hutchings in a new light, seeking to portray him not as a greedy entrepreneur and squatter but rather as a promoter of the scenic California landscape and developer of environmental tourism.
The agreements also include a memo of understanding for cooperation in free zones, and one for environmental protection, protecting environmental tourism, managing natural reserves, regulating water consumption and natural resources, solid waste management, sewage treatment, and reducing environmental impact.
Recently, there has been a strong demand for sustainable and environmental tourism. The ecological discourse and actions make part of consumer expectations.
Yemen has several nature reserves, which provide many opportunities for environmental tourism by means of visiting land and sea spots.
Part of a series on water management and land development topics that integrates these fields of study with practical applications in design, public policy, cultural preservation and aesthetics, this volume explores the development of water resources for recreations and environmental tourism. Topics discussed include the creation of public greenspace from regenerated marginal landscapes, and recovery processes and design practices for regenerating derelict landscapes for recreation and ecotourism each section contains a collection case studies highlighting success stories from around the world and providing detailed maps, illustrations and design specification of the projects.

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