Folder NATURAL HERITAGE & BIODIVERSITY

  

 Natural heritage assets refer to the places and species that belong to the great biologically diverse natural wealth contained in our planetary eco-system. As well as having their own intrinsic value, they are of immense importance for tourism, which can both support and threaten their continuation and development. A sustainable approach to tourism must accept the responsibility to conserve and enhance all forms of tangible and in-tangible natural heritage as a legacy for future generations. This requires a firm commitment to effective management and  creative, responsible interpretation of heritage, supported by all tourism stakeholders.

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Human Profit-Nature's Loss

No time to wait: Read Gordon Sillence' article as participant at the UN CoP 14  Convention on Biodiversity, Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt 14 -29th November 2018

Human Profit – Nature’s Loss: Counting the Decimation of Other Species in the 2030 Agenda

Biodiversity
The Knowledge Pool Tourism and Biodiversity / Tourismus und Biodiversität was developed to support tourism stakeholders in Germany in contributing to halting the loss of biodiversity. It includes a "who is who" and a list of helpful publications as well as a best practoce collection and interactive checklists for hotels, camping, rastaurants, destinations, tour operators and travel agencies.       
 

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