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ecotourism

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈiːkəʊtʊərɪzəm/ ENVIRONMENT, SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
holidays and travel that involve causing less damage to the environment than usual and that make people aware of the need to protect the environment: Costa Rica's national parks have made it a center for ecotourism.
Translations of “ecotourism”
in Spanish ecoturismo, turismo ecológico…
in Chinese (Traditional) 生態旅遊…
in Turkish ekoturizm, çevreyi koruma amaçlı turizm…
in Chinese (Simplified) 生态旅游…
in Polish ekoturystyka…
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