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Development of Ecotourism

In this prezi, I'm going to talk about the history and importance of Ecotourism nowadays
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Nelysa Alexandra Suriel Pineda

on 28 September 2011

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Transcript of Development of Ecotourism

Ecotourism What is "Ecotourism"? "We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect." Development of History of Ecotourism short history On the 80's enviromentalism has become important to the people. Before the 1970 there were fewer efforts to protect the environment Ecotourism has a In the 80's educational commercials taught people to preserve the environment But the real history was... In Africa! People could go on
eco -adventure tours based on hunting but not only that.... Tourists were allowed for hunting elephants for ivory and sport In the 1970's, people understood that certain animals would become extinct By protecting the environment and animals, a new way of tourism was born Since the increase of information, there has been a strong influence applied to the travel industry With the "green hotels" and places, Ecotourism is stronger and more popular "In the beauty of nature lies the spirit of hope." But why is Ecotourism important? It minimizes the impact Builds environmental culture Provides benefits for local people Provides positive experiences Provides financial benefits for conservation Ecotourism is summarized in.... Ecotourism in Dominican Republic In our country, there is a huge variety of birds to watch Ecotourism has just started... There are many natural places to visit such as... The waterfall called "Salto del Limon" The highest mountain called "Pico Duarte" Many islands such as Saona's Island In conclusion,Ecotourism is FUTURE
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