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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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Ecotourists camp, service centers and ecotourism facilities,
I used to only watch birds with a slingshot," says 38-year-old Gamez, who leads nature walks for some of the 43,000 ecotourists who visit the 275-hectare Lancetilla Botanical Garden, near Tela, each year.
Another important issue is feeding wild animals, a no-no in any ecotourist ethics code.
Although the existing ecotourists has helped the tourism providers to know their potential market, improvisation of ecotourist segment is another friendlier approach in customerisation of products.
ecotourist is 35 to 54 years old with college or higher education while the European ecotourists are considered experienced travelers with higher education and income levels.
Just a trickle of ecotourists find their way to Kernahan, and to Bush Bush Wildlife Sanctuary each year.
The park protects plant and animal treasures of the African tropical forest and is a haven for the casual visitor, bird-watcher, amateur botanist and ecotourist alike.
There are at least two islands that the ecotourist can visit: Namanday and Pinamuntugan.
We want to encourage these communities to be a part of ecotourist growth instead of continuing to overfish sharks," says Mohajerani.
Much time and money have been spent on cleaning up the mess left by previous owners, and we are proud to welcome the occasional ecotourist or birdwatcher.
The Governments of South Africa, Swaziland and Mozambique have put their heads together and come up with a venture that aims to capitalise on ecotourist philosophy to the benefit of tourists, local communities and wildlife alike.
Two of the oldest ecotourist destinations in the Americas are Ecuador's Galapagos Islands and Costa Rica's Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve.