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Ecotourism in Belize, Preserve, Conserve, and Educate

With its lush tropical sites, impressive mountains and caves, and intriguing ancient Mayan ruins, Belize is a haven for ecotourism and exploration. Belize is so well suited to ecotourism, that it has become the country's largest industry. Unfortunately, the ecotourists have also brought with them, albeit unintentionally, environmental degradation of many of Belize's most popular ecotourism sites.

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Panama: Ecotourism Between Two Continents

When it comes to ecotourism, Panama has learned a lot from Costa Rica, which is a good thing. Costa Rica is frequently touted as the leader in Central American ecotourism, so learning from the industry leader can only mean good things for Panama. As the link between North and South America, as well as the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans, Panama's tourism has historically surrounded its famous canal. Now, however, ecotourists are visiting the country, well aware of the ample opportunities for activities such as birding, hiking, and wildlife spotting.

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