Forests are the lungs of the planet, hosting a wide variety of plant and animal species, as well as providing livelihoods to people dependent on their resources. The world’s growing population has a direct impact on the deforestation of millions of hectares every year, pushing many species to the brink of extinction through habitat loss and drying river beds.
Tourism sustainability champions actively work to conserve forests and to protect biodiversity through offering tours, financing conservation or setting up eco-resorts in fragile areas.
Most recently published stories and examples of individuals and organizations actively working towards habitat preservation and conservation of wildlife:
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