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  • n. Plural form of ecotourist.

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Examples

  • Tour operators now offer "ecotourists" the chance to see the stunning wilderness and species such as whales and penguins.

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  • A few years ago, in the early morning mist at a municipal garbage dump near Tamazula, two hours drive south of Lake Chapala, there were so many black vultures spreading their wings and breakfasting that a group of Canadian ecotourists in my charge stood and stared in a mixture of wonderment and fear.

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  • American ecotourists spend $66 per day on travel outside the U.S., compared with $88 for Americans engaging in traditional travel options, according to the U.N. World Tourism Organization.

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  • In general, ecotourists lean toward budget travel.

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  • The government there has granted concessions to six backcountry ecolodges, 11 heli-skiing and heli-hiking operators and scores of other naturalists billing themselves as ecotourists.

    Trouble In Paradise

  • The Brazilian interior, famous for its generous spirit and cowboy bonhomie, is now the scene of a political cat fight between the scientists, environmentalists and ecotourists who want to protect the jaguars and the embattled ranchers who want to protect themselves and their livelihood.

    The Return Of The Big Cats

  • As Nunes and other ecotourists are discovering, these big, beautiful animals, once at the brink of extinction, are now staging a comeback.

    The Return Of The Big Cats

  • Manatees living behind turtle-nesting beaches in Costa Rica are mangled by speedboats carrying ecotourists.

    Beware Of The Humans

  • My town-to-be, La Paz, BCS, is coastal but far from the US border and not horrendously touristy (Mexican tourists from the mainland, North American and European ecotourists and fishers).

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  • Why a growing flock of well-meaning ecotourists is posing a new threat.

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