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Ecology conservation must to sustain tourism industry: Omar – MoneyControl.com

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Friday has emphasised on conservation of forests and water bodies to sustain tourism industry in the state. “To sustain tourism and safeguard economic resources in the state, conservation of water bodies …
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Tourism returning a year after the Gulf oil spill – USA Today

“I explain to them, ‘It’s not here and there’s no evidence — the water is great,’” says Beard, whose livelihood has been threatened by last year’s BP oil spill. “And then they’ll instantly turn around and say, ‘Well, are you sure …
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Tourism returning a year after the Gulf oil spill – 10Connects.com

Dave Rutkowski and son Mason, 5, of Covington, Ky., are loving the beach at Okaloosa Island, FL/Image courtesy Mari Darr-Welch, for USA TODAY When tourists call Eilene Beard’s scuba diving business in Pensacola , Fla., nowadays, she says she’s too often …
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Gulf tourism officials ‘cautiously optimistic’ – CNBC

DESTIN, Florida – Gulf Coast tourism officials who gathered for a meeting at a Florida Panhandle resort weren’t exactly jumping for joy over the prospects for growth in 2011, even with the worst of the recession and BP oil spill in their rear-view mirrors.
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Tourism has huge stake in healthy environment – The Chronicle Herald

Tourism is a $1.8-billion industry in Nova Scotia, providing over 35,000 jobs across the province, and contributing over $225 million in taxes. The success of the tourism sector is very dependent on a healthy and sustainable environment. Nature- based …
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Calculating Environmental Damage From Space Tourism Rockets

MithrandirAgain writes “A new study from several scientists at the Aerospace Corporation claims spaceships that rely on rubber-based fuel could help cause climate change. The fuel apparently expels a black carbon soot into the stratosphere when burned with nitrous oxide, which could be contributing to global climate changes, like shrinking the icecaps. However, the authors are careful about …
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