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Ecotourism Spotlight: Ghana on the UNESCO World Heritage map

Ghana, a former British colony on the west side of Africa, is an ecotourist's delight. Its 16 national parks and numerous other green sight-seeing destinations continue to receive increasing international attention. Thus, if two of such ecotourism destinations, submitted to the United Nations in January 2000 for UNESCO World Heritage Site certification, are approved, it would be a significant boon to the Ghanaian ecotourism industry.

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Ecotourism in Peru: Community-Based Tourism and Natural Wonders

Ecotourism is an integral part of the tourism industry in Peru. Considering the wealth of natural resources and historical attractions, it is critical that sustainable tourism is a focus of the industry. Ecotourism in Peru is a diverse segment of the industry, and includes conservation and preservation efforts of historical landmarks, nature, and communities, through economic and socio-cultural initiatives and dedicated tour operators.

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