Ecotourism

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What is meant by 'Sustainable'
The protection of a place/area for future generations
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What is ecotourism?
Tourism that doesnt harm the environment and benefits the local community
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2 environmental benefits of ecotourism
-Encourages people to conserve the environment rather than using it for activities that could be damaging. -It helps protect endangered species so tourists can see them, but nobody can hunt/ kill them. -Uses renewable energy rather than fossil fuels
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2 economical benefits of ecotourism
-It creates jobs for local people eg; working as a guide which helps the local economy grow. -Local people not directly involved with tourism also make money by selling traditional arts and crafts to visitors.
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What is meant by 'Stewardship'
Caring for the environment of a place as if it was your own, an important way of conservibg the environment
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How can ecotourism promote sustainable development?
Ecotourism values&conserves the natural environment. -Improves the well being&standard of living of local people. -Keeping the rainforest intact; key to the future long-term properity. -Environment&tradition are sustained as ECO-T- beneficial to regi
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Tourism that doesnt harm the environment and benefits the local community

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What is ecotourism?

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-Encourages people to conserve the environment rather than using it for activities that could be damaging. -It helps protect endangered species so tourists can see them, but nobody can hunt/ kill them. -Uses renewable energy rather than fossil fuels

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-It creates jobs for local people eg; working as a guide which helps the local economy grow. -Local people not directly involved with tourism also make money by selling traditional arts and crafts to visitors.

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Caring for the environment of a place as if it was your own, an important way of conservibg the environment

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