Responsible Tourism is about “making better places for people to live in and better places for people to visit.” Responsible Tourism requires that operators, hoteliers, governments, local people and tourists take responsibility and take action to make tourism more sustainable.
PAYMENT FOR ECOSYSTEM SERVICES
The concept of payment for ecosystem services (PES) has garnered substantial international interest as a cost-effective means to improve environmental management and improve livelihoods by rewarding people for their efforts in providing ecosystem services, such as watershed protection, soil stabilization etc.
Climate change is a comprehensive social challenge. Social transformations drive environmental change, which in turns reshapes societies over time. Positive and transformative climate change adaptation requires inclusive and participatory policies at national level, as well as in regions, cities and provinces