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Protecting Paradise: Ecotourism in the Maldives

The Maldives, a ring of islands in the Indian Ocean, frequently top two lists: most beautiful places in the world, and most endangered places in the world. It is thought that if global warming and climate change continue on their trajectory, the low-lying Maldives will be underwater by the year 2100. Consequently, there is a fervent effort by the Maldives' government, its people, and the tourism industry to help protect and prevent this paradise from slipping away.

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Jordan: Using Eco-Tourism for Sustainable Development

Think of travel in the Middle East, and it's likely that eco-tourism isn't the first thought that comes to mind. Often associated with desert sands, rich history, deep religious symbolism, and political unrest, the Middle East has certainly projected an image to travelers, and eco-tourism is barely a pixel. However, up close, that pixel packs a pretty powerfully green punch, emanating from Jordan.

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