Some articles on dive tourism, tourism, dives:
... Dive tourism can have negative and positive influences on coral reef ecosystems ... One such negative effect of tourism that can easily be avoided is people walking on coral, and breaking it ... Dive tourism can be beneficial to coral reefs by creating funding for protection programs, including Marine Protected Areas ...
... About 250,000 dives are performed annually off Eilat's 11 km coastline, and diving represents 10% of the tourism income of this area ...
Famous quotes containing the words tourism and/or dive:
“In the middle ages people were tourists because of their religion, whereas now they are tourists because tourism is their religion.”
—Robert Runcie (b. 1921)
“Every thing teaches transition, transference, metamorphosis: therein is human power, in transference, not in creation; & therein is human destiny, not in longevity but in removal. We dive & reappear in new places.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)