Flashcards in Ecotourism Deck (6)
What is ecotourism?
Tourism that benefits the ecosystem or is eco friendly
What is conservation?
Protecting and managing an environment. Locals involved
What is stewardship?
Taking responsibility for conserving the environment
Locally regionally and nationally
All developments are done sustainably
How does eco tourism benefit local people?
People have better more stable incomes in ecotourism than in other jobs
Many ecotourism schemes fund community projects e.g. Schools
How does ecotourism benefit the economy?
Creates jobs for local people which helps local economy grow
Local people not directly employed in tourism can make money by selling things to the tourist industry