Flashcards in Ecotourism Deck (8)
What is ecotourism?
It is tourism that doesn't destroy the environment and it benefits the local people.
Small scale activity with only small numbers of visitirs going to an area at a time.
What does ecotourism involve?
What is conservation?
Protecting and managing the environment.
What is stewardship?
Taking responsibility for conserving the environment.
What should conservation and stewardship involve?
Local people and local organisations so that local people benefit from tourists.
What activities does ecotourism involve?
Wildlife viewing and walking.
How does ecotourism help with sustainable devlopment of areas?
It increases the quality of life for local people.
Th profit from ecotourism can be used to build schools or heakth facilities.