#eco-tourism News

Wildlife tourism projects that benefit local communities can be found across the Himalayas, offering hope for livelihoods and the conservation of unique mountain species.
One green group is raising awareness about the importance of mangroves and other forests among young urbanites with events from fun runs to concerts.
Russia's war in Ukraine threatens to overshadow pressing climate concerns at the annual gathering. Experts and G20 sherpas say it will be a missed opportunity for India if it does not deliver a strong-enough consensus for the sustainability agenda.
Bhutan's Sustainable Development Fee highlights challenge of trying to revive tourism post-pandemic while avoiding harm to nature.
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#eco-tourism Opinion

Mongabay Founder Rhett A. Butler: 11 things to watch in 2021
2020 was a rough year for tropical rainforest conservation efforts. So what’s in store for 2021? Mongabay Founder Rhett A. Butler reviews 11 key things to watch in the world of rainforests in 2021.
Misool eco-resort in Raja Ampat, Indonesia
The coronavirus crisis presents an opportunity to rebuild the tourism industry in a more sustainable manner. Fostering eco-tourism initiatives could ensure recovery for the sector and for nature go hand in hand.
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A harmonised set of industry-wide health and safety protocols are necessary for travel and tourism to recover.
Tourists taste betel nut in a village in Southeast Asia
Rising demand for new experiences in far-flung locations places burden on the environment, straining ecosystems and encouraging higher energy consumption in remote places. How can the experience economy keep local sustainability in mind?
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#eco-tourism Videos

Tata Balladares
The veteran journalist talks to Eco-Business about how his Emmy-nominated documentary depicts the lives of environmental crusaders in Asia's deadliest country for guardians of the seas and forests.
Residents fight police
Mining operations at Altai Philippines Mining Corporation have been suspended for now, after week-long protests from locals of Sibuyan Island in Romblon, who claimed the extraction of nickel ore will disrupt the island’s intact ecosystems.
Jane Goodall Good for All News
Dr Jane Goodall, known for her pioneering study of chimpanzees nearly 60 years ago in Tanzania, continues her work to conserve nature in Africa by joining an expedition to protect the continent’s highest peak.
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The Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay is looking to build a sustainable marine community that relies on tidal power for low carbon electricity, food security from aquaculture, and eco-tourism for their livelihood. Watch the video here.
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#eco-tourism Podcasts

hotels podcast
Can the hotels sector, traditionally resource-intensive and wasteful, reinvent itself and go green? Eco-Business asks two hospitality executives about balancing post-Covid recovery, and if luxury can be made compatible with sustainability.
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