Tourism Providing Economic Benefits for Nature Conservation

Anna Luebke - Oct 29, 2007
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The majority of the mainstream tourism sector sees the natural environment as cheap-available resources, which can be exploited for private profit. But, there are examples of partnerships between the tourism sector and protected areas, both private and publicly owned, from which mutual benefits are obtained. On the one hand, there is currently a strong global growth of the demand for recreation opportunities and commercial nature tourism. As a result, the numbers of visitors are increasing and the need to establish additional areas for nature-based tourism is becoming very important...

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