Ecotourism

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Ecotourism

Tourism structured in a way that causes the least damage or has the least impact on the area visited. It may also involve visiting places of ecological interest. Ecotourism is considered sustainable and can be beneficial for the local economy.
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Despite the ecotourism definition which assumes that ecotourist trip should be realized in very attractive natural areas, it can also be prepared for city parks, green houses, arboreta
The arrival of ecotourists, they believe, will result in increasing gathering of herbs for traditional medicine and local edible forest produce.
Thus, ecotourism revolves around communicative practices for ecotourists, local communities, and other involved parties.
It was a reflective group of ecotourists that surveyed the chaotic scene--horseshoe crabs everywhere, and squawking gulls and sandpipers nearby, ready to feast on the remains.
According to the Adventure Travel Trade Association, in 2006 research found that women make up the largest group of ecotourists and are responsible for the growing demand in adventure activities.
Now it is attracting everyone from backpackers to ecotourists who are taking a walk on the wild side.
This system covers over 14 percent of the country and serves as a major draw for ecotourists coming to Suriname.
Personal interviews and a focus group were conducted with the other research ecotourists.
United Workers Party leader Edison James said government should instead seek to take control from Venezuela over the tiny, nearby Isla de Aves, or Bird Island, to help lure ecotourists.
Swaths of untouched rain forests and abundant fauna, ranging from elephants to Asian black bears, attract ecotourists.
Ideally, ecotourists learn about the habitats that they visit, provide donations to conserve them, and generate income for host communities.
Guests are positioned as ecotourists seeking thrills in exotic locales, but as Hermanson concludes, "Animal Kingdom isn't an authentic representation of animals in a re-created environment but a near-perfect Technicolor simulation of our media-soaked creation of nature" (225).