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Project on Ecotourisim

Project on Ecotourisim

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BY: Shweta CH Mustufa Devdatta

Project On ECOTOURISIM .

intended as a low-impact and often small scale alternative to standard commercial (mass) tourism. .Ecotourism • Ecotourism is a form of tourism involving visiting fragile. and usually protected areas. pristine.

• Involves travel to natural destinations • Builds environmental awareness • Provides direct financial benefits for conservation • Provides financial benefits and empowerment for local people • Respects local culture • Supports human rights and democratic movements .

Periyar Tiger Trail • Started by Forest Department of Kerala • Members involved in this project are former poachers • Natives became partners in the protection and management of habitats • It creates a double effect in the projects .

assisting the visitors so that Rare and endangered species of flora and fauna are thus protected and conserved .Strategy by Kerala Govt • Kerala Fosret and Wildlife Department launched the India Eco-Development Project (EDP) for the Periyar Tiger Reserve • Initially emphasized people's participation only in the reforestation of degraded lands • They succeed to be vigilant observers.

.Some Innovative Ideas……….

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