Ecotourism (eco from ecological) is a type of tourism that is founded on a specific interest in the history of a region. The concept emerged from the Ecodevelopment and sustainable development literature in the 1970s and then in the 1980s. It generated a significant amount of interest and controversy. Over the last decades, it has been a topic of interest because it represents an alluring alternative. Traveling within nature is always a soothing effect on the body.
Mass tourism has been so transformative to the social and ecological conditions of destinations in the world and the controversy. Because many feel that it is yet to live up to the position as a more responsible or ethical form of travel.
Ecotourism acts as a tool for the conservation and management of deserts, natural and cultural heritage. So one of these fastest print sectors the Global tourism industry in equatorial has the potential to serve as an environmentally, socially, culturally, and economically option for promoting sustainable development in the desert biome.
These days ecotourism is also becoming an important activity in the Arctic region, and with 250 cruise ships venturing across the arctic in 2008. Compared with just 50 in 2004.
Impact of ecotourism on water bodies
Various water activities during Ecotourism including swimming, boating, etc both have negative impacts on the water quality. Negative effects of Tourism Development can progress the damage to environmental resources. On the other hand, eco-tourism is also beneficial to our environment. It can promote Environment protection and conservation. While raising awareness about different environmental values and serve as a tool for finance in natural areas protection. Intensify its economical significance across the world.
The negative impact of ecotourism
The negative impact of ecotourism is the human visits to colonies which creates a disturbance.
The entry of humans into the areas which are breeding areas for birds. Increasingly facing the disturbance from aircraft, Cruise ships, and the humans. It affects the reproductive success of birth by causing eggs or chicks to fall from the breeding ledges on clips or by leaving eggs vulnerable to predators when parents are temporarily far from their nests.
Ecotourism in India
Ecotourism in India is a thriving industry owing to the fact that the country has managed to save its resplendent natural beauty. The country has Biological Park, zoological parks, tea plantations wildlife sanctuaries, mighty mountains, and the jungles.
The first eco-park in India was – Thenmala Park, Kollam.
Thenmala has located 66 km to the east of Kollam and is a treasure-proof of activities. From both rights to comfortable walking to even adventure sports like mountain and rock climbing they have covered every area. The staff gives information all the time.
The visits to Thenmala include opportunities to observe some very unique spots
The Nakshatravanam nursery of trees that are considered sacred to the 27 constellations has people thronging it to take home the sapling of the tree related to their own birth star.
The only part ways boat walk and sculpture Gardens are all words spent and evening at. The Deep Woods of Thenmala contain specially made three hearts where one can escape into a separate zone in the forest which gives a surreal experience vouched by the eco-park.
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