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Amazon — The world’s largest rainforest holds a special place in the global imagination. Though several countries claim slivers of the Amazon basin, Brazil controls the lion’s share. Most visitors seek encounters with the region’s dazzling (and increasingly endangered) flora and fauna, but about 20 million people also inhabit the area, and cultural tourism offers a rich complement to ecotourism.

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For the dense jungle, wildlife-spotting riverboat tours, and the most biodiverse region on the planet.

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Top 10 Ecotourism Destinations

April 18, 2013 by ShermansTravel Editorial Staff

In honor of the 43rd anniversary of Earth Day (April 22, 2013), we've rounded up 10 ecotourism destinations to get you thinking green. Two on our list may seem ... Read More »

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Ecotourism Destinations

March 31, 2011

Eco-friendly travel has seen a tremendous surge in popularity in recent years. In honor of Earth Day, our editors have rounded up our top picks for ecotourism ... Read More »

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