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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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For more information on the Sierra Gorda Biosphere Reserve and Sierra Gorda Ecotours itineraries and packages, visit: www.
Renowned photographer and travel-writer Boyd Norton will lead an ecotour to the Baikal region this summer, accompanied by Baikal Watch staff member Ariadna Reida.
Information collected by Alaska's ecotour operators show that many eco-travelers are like the Kutskas.
Ziptrek Ecotours are used to taking tourists soaring through mountain treetops in British Columbia but starting in April, they will be giving San Franciscans a chance to experience their own free urban zipline that will bring them flying over 600 feet across Embarcadero Square.
As a professional biologist, ecotour operator and just being on this small globe of ours, I find it appalling that this is allowed to continue," says Richard Biel of Canadian Wilderness Ecotours.
Other popular activities identified by Travants agents include cruises, adventure travel and ecotours, golfing, hiking, scuba and snorkeling.
Other finalists include Taj Hotels, Wilderness Safaris and Terra Incognita Ecotours.
The parks have asked us to help by bringing ecotours to the region and donating proceeds to the parks and Local environmental groups.
At Aldeia dos Lagos, a simple lodge overlooking the open river and lake systems of the Urubu River, visitors can relax with comfortable accommodations, fresh fish, local fruit and vegetable specialties, and an array of ecotours.
He often acts as CE teacher on Pharmacy Ecotours in Belize, Costa Rica, Kenya, Peru, South Africa and Tanzania.
Natural Habitat Adventures' award-winning ecotours reveal rare access to a wildly authentic insiders' experience reminiscent of Alaska's early days as a state in three separate Alaskan odysseys, including a 2009 National Geographic Traveler "Tour of a Lifetime" grizzly bear tour:
Discovery Ecotours takes campers and bushwalkers into the rugged countryside around Kakadu, in Northern Australia, home to Australia's largest aboriginal population.