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Characteristics of Ecotourism

Eco-tourism is environmentally friendly tourism or tourism emphasizing environmental conservation where tourists and local communities are involved in enjoying nature as well as conserving it Characteristics of Ecotourism Tourists are guided along marked trails instead of driving to the areas where there are animals. Telescopic viewing of animals to avoid disturbing animals. Use of camping …

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Characteristics of equatorial rainforests

Characteristics of equatorial tropical rain forests

These are found in the tropics, equatorial regions like in the Congo Basin, Amazon basin. Caribbean islands, pacific islands in countries like DRC, Gabon, Argentina. The following are characteristics of equatorial tropical rainforests: They have buttress roots to support the heavy and tall trees. Arranged in layers known as canopies like the top, middle and …

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6 principles of ecotourism

6 principles of ecotourism

Ecotourism is a form of tourism involving visiting fragile, pristine, and relatively undisturbed natural areas, intended as a low-impact and often small-scale alternative to standard commercial (mass) tourism. Its purpose may be to educate the traveler, to provide funds for ecological conservation, to directly benefit the economic development and political empowerment of local communities, or …

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Advantages and disadvantages of ecotourism

Advantages and disadvantages of eco tourism

Ecotourism is tourism directed towards exotic natural environments, intended to support conservation efforts and observe wildlife. The following are Advantages of eco tourism: Eco-tourism is an opportunity to preserve ecosystem and biodiversity. it also is a chance to generate revenue to support research effort Eco-tourism provide a chance to the local people to escape from …

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