Sustainable Tourism 2.0 and the Protection of the World's Most Precious Natural Areas by Bas Hochstenbach, Co-founder of Asilia Africa

Responsible tourism "2.0" -- in a Collaborative Conservation effort with other stakeholders -- has a major role to play in securing the world's iconic wildlife species and its most precious natural habitats. Here's how.

Governments of many African countries have committed large tracts of their homeland to the conservation of nature and wildlife -- at high opportunity costs to their electorate. Abstracting from their capacity to deliver, it would be a lot to ask of these same governments to also pick up the full tab of the management of these resources for the greater good of humankind. Whilst it is unrealistic to think that small eco-tourism enterprises can take on this burden alone, they do have an important role to play...

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