10 lush rain forest vacations
Rain forests are responsible for over 25% of the earth’s oxygen turnover and are home to nearly half the plant and animal species on earth. Logging and urban creep are decimating these once-vast ecosystems. Tourism, however, may be one of the best ways to protect these wondrous areas.
Text by Pauline Frommer | Photo editing by Connie Ricca
Omg!!!!!! They forgot El Yunque in Puerto Rico, que morones son quien escribio este articulo
Eco Tourism brings money to these areas and controls man's interaction with the system while educating
them at the same time. These tourist destinations don't lure people down there and just let them run amuck. Are you saying no one outside natives of your country should be allowed to enjoy the rain forest? It is your country but locking everyone else out and not seeking solutions everywhere is not an answer. Typical "blame everyone else but me" for the problems you see. Do you have the money to find the solutions to climate issues, logging issues, governmental greed issues, etc.?
Another article with much 3rd hand information. I get tired of the gringos spouting off about how much they know about the ecological condition of the world, especially telling me about Costa Rica. They read a book or have a preconceived notion about the country and proceed to tell me what I know not to be true. They usually wilt if I'm "exposed" by someone as a long time resident. The "ugly American" lives among us and is taught at the university level.
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