• #PacificPossible - World Bank Group - International ...

    Pacific Island countries face unique development challenges. They are far away from major markets, often with small populations spread across many islands and vast distances, and are at the forefront of climate change and its impacts.

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  • The Challenge of Sustainable Tourism in Small Island ...

    The packagers of tours are also increasingly asking for visible response to international standards, which include an environmental component.

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  • Tourism, Transport and Environmental pollution – Views On Tourism

    Tourism is travel for predominantly recreational or leisure purposes. According to The World Tourism Organization definition tourists as people who "travel to and stay in places outside their usual environment for not more than one consecutive year for leisure, business and other purposes not related to the exercise of an activity remunerated ...

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  • UNWTO Manila Conference sets roadmap to measure Sustainable ...

    Nearly 1.000 experts from over 80 countries convened for three days (21-23 June) in Manila, The Philippines at the 6 th International Conference on Tourism Statistics to lay the groundwork for an expanded statistical framework to measure sustainable tourism in its economic, social and environmental ...

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  • Sustainable tourism: a comprehensive literature review on ...

    This paper aims to study the progress of research on Sustainable Tourism and to outline and identify the key disciplines, journals, articles and authors. This is carried out through a wide, in-depth, and structured examination of published scholarly papers.

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  • Environmental issues in the Philippines - Wikipedia

    Although water resources have become scarce in some regions and seasons, the Philippines as a whole has more than enough surface and groundwater.

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  • Environmental Protection Acts and Treaties

    Environmental Protection Acts and Treaties Antarctic Treaty System. The Antarctic Treaty System comprises a lot of different treaties that regulate the ways in which nations can interact with Antarctica.

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  • SECURITY COUNCIL HOLDS FIRST-EVER DEBATE ON IMPACT OF CLIMATE ...

    security council 5663rd meeting (am & pm) security council holds first-ever debate on impact of climate change on peace, security, hearing over 50 speakers

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  • Impacts of natural disasters on environmental and socio ...

    Ambiente & Sociedade On-line version ISSN 1809-4422 Ambient. soc. vol.16 no.3 São Paulo July/Sept. 2013

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  • Climate change - Sustainable Development of Tourism

    Background. The growing international awareness about the fast pace of climate change taking place on our ‎planet, together with the impacts that such ‎changes are having on the natural environment, on ‎humans and their ‎economic activities have become evident.

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  • Venice tourism: 'Cap visitor numbers or face environmental ...

    An Italian heritage group warned yesterday that Venice is facing an irreversible environmental catastrophe unless visitor numbers are capped. The acceptable maximum number of tourists for Venice is 33,000, a study found. In 2011 the average number of visitors to the city daily is 60,000. Alessandra ...

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  • Environmental impacts of tourism - CIHEAM

    Environmental impacts of tourism Sunlu U. in Camarda D. (ed.), Grassini L. (ed.). Local resources and global trades: Environments and agriculture in the Mediterranean

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  • UNDP in Jordan

    Introducing the concept of tourism green economy, in order to move into planning for Jordan tourism sector transition into green economy.Read more

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  • Environmental impact of irrigation - Wikipedia

    The environmental impacts of irrigation relate to the changes in quantity and quality of soil and water as a result of irrigation and the effects on natural and social conditions in river basins and downstream of an irrigation scheme.

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  • Alpine Tourism | WWF

    Around 120 million tourists visit the Alps every year making the impact of tourism on Alpine nature considerable. New waves of 'mass tourism' threaten to destroy pristine wildlife areas – the very thing that attracts tourists in the first place. A top industry in the Alps, tourism is also a ...

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  • Hacienda Tres Rios | Riviera Maya Green Resort

    Here at Hacienda Tres Rios, We're proud to promote sustainable tourism as one of the only Riviera Maya Green Resorts in the area. Ecofriendly Riviera Maya

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  • environmental | Definition of environmental in English by ...

    Definition of environmental - relating to the natural world and the impact of human activity on its condition, relating to or arising from a person's surroundin

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  • WOA! - Impacts and Carrying Capacity

    WOA! World Population Awareness is a non-profit web publication seeking to inform people about overpopulation, unsustainability, and overconsumption; the impacts, including depletion of natural resources, water, oil, soil, fertilizers, species loss, malnutrition, poverty, displacement of people, conflict; and what can be done about it: women's ...

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  • Millennium Ecosystem Assessment

    Overview of the Milliennium Ecosystem Assessment. On this page: What is the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA)? What are the main findings of the MA?

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