Green Yourself: Promote change through the power of travel. Be an Eco-tourism Explorer when you make the travel choice or a sustainable staycation.
What is Eco-Tourism?
Ecotourism is: “Responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves the well-being of local people.” (TIES, 1990)
Principles of Ecotourism:
Ecotourism is about uniting conservation, communities, and sustainable travel. This means that those who implement and participate in ecotourism activities should follow the following ecotourism principles:
-Build environmental and cultural awareness and respect.
-Provide positive experiences for both visitors and hosts.
-Provide direct financial benefits for conservation.
-Provide financial benefits and empowerment for local people.
-Raise sensitivity to host countries’ political, environmental, and social climate
Get Moving as we Discover Destinations that transform Scenic San Diego into an Eco-Tourist attraction for “Explore SD”
First stop, hop on over to Seaport Village for San Diego Seal Tours as we explore so much more than just the city and the bay as we travel for a day with Terri Zorn Co-Owner of San Diego Seal Tours and Historical Trolley Tours.
We’re not sure how we will end the episode, so I guess you’ll just have to stay tuned to find out.
Take a staycation and get some education on Eco-tourism with the How Can I Help? Season Finale “Explore SD”.
Originally aired Friday August 12th at 6:00 PM only on ITV – Channel 16
Stay tuned with How Can I Help? as we work our way to Season 2: Coming Soon. We will have all sorts of green gossip, enviro-editorials, tips, tricks, news and more available on this website as well as Facebook and Twitter.
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