Definition: Rainforest Tourism

noun

rain·fo·rest·tou·ri·sm

Ecotourism has lead the way for developing countries to generate revenue by preserving in showcasing their rainforests. 

With more emphasize on rainforest tourism, wildlife, plants, and natural ecosystems are preserved to avoid deforestation, pollutions, and over-exploitation of natural resources ecosystem. 

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Rainforest Facts Everyone Should Know

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Rainforests are a powerful natural climate solution

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Tropical forests have become a net carbon emitters.

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Tropical rainforests cover less than 3% of Earth’s area, yet they are home to more than half our planet’s terrestrial animal species

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