Ecotourism in Costa Rica

Costa Rica's Cloud Forests


Ecotourism is tourism directed toward exotic, often threatened, natural environments, especially to support conservation efforts and observe wild life. Ecotourism is important because it helps raise awareness for parts of the world that are endangered or threatened and it helps to preserve these places.

Costa Rica's Cloud forests

Costa Rica's Cloud Forests are important because they are a major income source for the country because of tourism. The Forests are located in Monteverde, Costa Rica. Ecotourism benefits this country because it is a major source of income and it protects the forests. The Cloud Forests already have tourist attractions set up for tourists.