Special Projects

Statistics on Ocean’s Benefits

Did you know that healthy and well-managed coral reefs generate 5 to 10 tons of fish per square kilometer per year?

World Ocean’s Day is around the corner and The Nature Conversancy helps to take out the numbers.

Together with Ocean Wealth, an organization dedicated to evaluating marine ecosystems, they’ve shared an array of infographics that map the benefits oceans and coastal habitats produce in nearby communities.

Tourism - Ocean Wealth - Benefits

Take a look at the whole series at Mapping Ocean Wealth.

Special Projects, tendencias

Transporte para 10 millones / Transportation for 10 million

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Todo turista necesita desplazarse, moverse de un lugar cotidiano a otro no habitual para hacer prácticas turísticas. Por tanto, necesita transportación. El presidente Danilo Medina se propone cumplir una meta en la industria, con el aumento de la cantidad visitantes en un periodo de cuatro años. Sigue leyendo “Transporte para 10 millones / Transportation for 10 million”

Special Projects

Is ecotourism the only type of sustainable tourism?

The United Nations Environmental Program recognizes that the tourism industry is one of the main drivers of growth and development of the world’s economy. “It employs more than 250 million workers worldwide (one in nine) and generates about 11% of the world’s GDP“, according to the Organization of Ibero American States. This is why it becomes one of the main areas for generating employment and with numerous facilities for domestic and foreign investments.

At least 90 tons of waste are recovered each year from the Ozama river.
At least 90 tons of waste are recovered each year from the Ozama river.

Sigue leyendo “Is ecotourism the only type of sustainable tourism?”