The rise of Ecotourism is a great conservation success story, motivating poor communities towards preserving species for profit, however, it is unclear how much frequent contact with humans affects species loved by tourists. What is the future of the ecotourism industry? Our Online Media Intern investigates.
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It’s another day in the calendar to recognise the plea of one of mankind’s favourite animals. Save The Elephants Day falls on April 16 and a huge surge in conservation and awareness is planned for the day.
Dolphin watching has grown to be one of the most successful types of tourism in the world, offering economic returns as well as educational, research and conservation benefits. It does however beg the question: Can this industry remain sustainable and continue to have the benefits, economic and ecological, for the communities?
“I just want to find myself and discover new sides to life” says 20-something… We all know the drill, we all know the backpackers. So how do you know if you are a cliché backpacker? Here are 10 warning signs that you are heading towards a cliché!
Tourism will always be seen by some as a necessary evil. If it’s given too much thought, it becomes clear that there will always be negative aspects to the travel industry. People have always wanted to visit new countries but as it becomes easier and cheaper to do so, more people are flocking to the smaller, once unknown or unreachable areas.