Tourism is an enormous and widespread industry. It is found all over the world, so its impacts, social, economic, and environmental, are also worldwide. These impacts can be positive, doing good, or negative, doing harm.
von Center for Ecotouirsm and Sustainable Development, Rainforest Alliance, The International Ecotourism Society (2015)
Covering close to 2.1 million hectares, Guatemala’s Maya Biosphere Reserve (MBR) is the largest protected area in Central America and home to about 180,000 people, as well as globally important biodiversity and cultural heritage.
von Rainforest Alliance, CONAP, Wildlife Conservation Society (2015)
Working within the USAID’s Initiative for Conservation in the Andean Amazon (ICAA) program, a management plan for the Kichwa Wamani community in the province of Napo, Ecuador was designed using the Economic Incentives for Reforestation program, an initiative...