Environmental impacts of tourism
Site of UNEP on environmental impacts of tourism at the global level.
Socio-cultural impacts of tourism
Site of UNEP on socio-cultural impacts of tourism.
BBC topic on mass tourism with different point of views from different countries.
CO2 costs of flying
Short description: This site calculates the costs of flying expressed in energy/CO2/trees. There is an explanation about why taking a plane is less expensive than for example travelling by train.
Ecotourism is an increasingly popular form of tourism in which tourists seek out wild and scenic areas such as rainforests or mountains for an active and educational trip. Many researchers have studied ecotourism’s failures as well as its successes. In this game, you can try your hand at developing an ecotourism project in the Amazon. Can you make ecotourism sustainable?