Ecotourism in the Atlantic Provinces

Colton, John
September 2006
Pathways: the Ontario journal of outdoor education;Autumn2006, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p22
The article offers information about the ecotourism in the Atlantic provinces. Ecotourism is a form of tourism which has both environmental and social connotations. It focuses on the local cultures, personal growth, and wilderness adventures such as sea kayaking, canoes, rafting, whale watching. Ecotourism in the Atlantic provinces has the potential to develop sustainable growth in the economy through the utilization of biodiversity and generation of business opportunities and other related business networks. Each province of the Atlantic has distinct features that provide ecotourism adventures as well as conservation of the natural resources.


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