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11-20 of 22 for the Category : Ecotourism and the Subcategory : Ecotourism - General

Deep Ecology

( Article Type: Explanation )

The Deep Ecology worldview asks that we do some deep thinking about who we are and what our role is on the planet. The term was coined by Norwegian philosopher Arne Naess in 1972 and defines an ecocentric environmental worldview.

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Earth Charter (The)

( Article Type: Explanation )

The Earth Charter is an exceptional and most important document - it is not just an environmental charter, but a people's charter, giving guidelines of how we should behave with one another and with the Earth, with which we are inextricably bound

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Ecotourism

( Article Type: Opinion )

Ecotourism, or ecological tourism, has been a growing phenomenon since the 1950s and 1960s as the First World grew in its appreciation of nature and its vulnerability to human development and population growth.

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Greenwash

( Article Type: Explanation )

Greenwash is not a new concept. The term emerged from the Rio Earth Summit in 1992, and it entered the Concise Oxford Dictionary in 1999.

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Heritage

( Article Type: Explanation )

Heritage is that which we inherit: wildlife and scenic parks, sites of scientific or historic importance, national monuments, historic buildings, works of art, literature and music, oral traditions and museum collections, together with their document

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Hunting & Related Issues

( Article Type: Overview )

Wild living resources have many cultural, ethical, ecological, and economic values, which can provide incentives for conservation.

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Indigenous Plants

( Article Type: Explanation )

Indigenous plants are plants that are native to a particular area. South Africa has many indigenous species that which are found only in Africa. ‘Fynbos’ is one example.

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National Parks

( Article Type: Explanation )

Commercialisation for Conservation Strategy: How do we ensure financial sustainability using commercialisation as a funding model for protected areas without compromising on the conservation mandate?

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Natural Resources

( Article Type: Explanation )

‘Natural resources’ is the term used to describe the basic materials and resources that are produced through the earth’s own inherent natural processes and systems.

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Sustainable Development ~ Land Reform

( Article Type: Sustainable Development )

From model apartheid village to a model for sustainable development - that is the story of Franschhoek, the historic village nestled in the mountain valley where the French Huguenots were settled in the 17th century.

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