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Cuba turns to ecotourism to boost economy

Tourism is one of Cubas major industries, earning the country almost two billion dollars a year in foreign currency. But with the United States continuing to ban its citizens from taking vacations to the island, growth has been slow.

Boating Ecotourism Extension Program

This new program from the Brevard County Extension Service uses information and resources from the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences to educate local charter boat captains about the environment, ecology and…

Namibian Wetlands and EcoTourism

Namibia is the driest country south of the Sahara. Therefore water and wetlands are a critical resource for the people, their production systems and for the environment. Wetlands are Namibia's most rare and threatened ecosystems. There are…

Costa Rica Ecotourism

Ecotourism is big in Costa Rica. This is, after all, a country that harbors some 5 percent of the planet's total biodiversity and is spread thick with forests, mountains, rivers, and oceans. At its root, ecotourism involves exploring…

Ecotourism in Bolivia

The Bolivian Jungle is fast becoming an eco-tourist hotspot. Yet despite the growing number of tourists arriving each day, its international tour operators who profit most, not the poor indigenous people who live there. Now, thanks to the…

Rather Odd Journey – 6. Ecotourism

A ziplining accident sends Aaron home and Kelvin in search of a new camera. A new camera is found and Kelvin's father, Marten, is the one to bring it to Costa Rica. The 68-year old retired dairy farmer's first ever experience further south…

Mississippi Gulf Coast Ecotourism

We shot this video for the Harrison County Tourism Commission with the help of South Coast Paddling Company, Pascagoula River Audubon Society and McCoy's River & Marsh Tours at locations across South Mississippi. We had a great cast of…

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