Where Macaws Fly - The Story of the Buraco das Araras in Bonito, Brazil

The Buraco das Araras (Sinkhole of the Macaws) was once a cave. The roof collapsed and a big hole of 124 metres deep and 160 in diameter was formed. The cliffs proved ideal nesting grounds for Red-and-Green Macaws (Ara chloropterus) and other birds.


Queensland's Draft Ecotourism Plan Now Open for Public Comment

Have Your Say on Queensland’s Draft Ecotourism Plan

UN Resolution Recognizes Ecotourism as Key to Sustainable Development

A landmark resolution recognizing ecotourism as key in the fight against poverty, the protection of the environment and the promotion of sustainable development has been adopted by the United Nations General Assembly (21 December 2012).

Source: UNWTO Press Release


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