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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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Any ecotourist attraction that tries to balance conservation of a species with selling it for meat is caught in a conflict of interest.
In contrast, the training received as a research ecotourist, consisted of instruction both on the techniques needed for completion of the task and the task's relevance.
The lure of such incredible flora and fauna attracts ecotourists by the thousands to this unspoiled corner of Mexico, and there's no shortage of tour operators to ease your way.
Ecotourists in modern inflatable boats often encounter the wooden lanchas carved by locals from several species of water resistent trees.
Locally, Indigenous communities and individuals have taken up these discourses in a variety of ways, one of which is to engage with the ecotourist industry.
While backyard wildlife watchers get less media attention than ecotourists, many of them--in addition to expanding their attentions to community projects--will eventually become ecotourists.
Be an ecotourist with BTCV's Natural Breaks and international conservation working holidays.
Thus, the '80s became in finance what South Africa's Kalahari is to the ecotourist - a narrow piece of ground where you can see it all.
Inside tonight are an elder of the Ucluelets, an impoverished fishing tribe located several miles away; two injured loggers; and one affluent, 30-year-old ecotourist who escaped from Vancouver to hike the coast and promptly broke his leg.
to support the investigation of eco-tourism opportunities with respect to properties and facilities and to configure the infrastructure critical mass that is necessary to attract tourists to what is indicated, by virtue of its history and nature, to be a world class ecotourist destination;
This ecotourist destination is centered around its namesake, Red Frog Beach, a protected marina where guests can enjoy water taxis to nearby islands, or spend time enjoying snorkeling, surfing, sea fishing or simply relaxing in a hammock on the beach.
But they clearly have the potential to become a nature and ecotourist destination--especially for archaeology lovers--once authorities improve accessibility.