Overview for Ecotourism
Ecotourism is responsible travel to natural areas which conserves the environment and sustains the well-being of local people. In other words it is an environmentally responsible and socially and culturally sound tourism. It is one of the effective means to finance conservation and alternative livelihood. Aim of this book is to provide to our readers various aspects of the subject in proper perspects. Effort has been made to cover important topics from the point of view of the course contents of universities and others institutions. In preparing this book we have incurred indebtedness of authorities on the subject. We acknowledge them all. Librarians and their staff members have been kind and helpful we thank them.
R K Pruthi (Author)
R. K. Pruthi was awarded the Ph.D. Degree from Kurukshetra University on Annie Besant being the first research work on the subject. Also obtained Degrees in Law and Education from Delhi and Kurukshetra Universities respectively. A seasoned teacher and researcher, he was till recently the Deputy Director (Research) at Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR), New Delhi. A celebrated author and an Advocate of the Supreme Court of India, Dr. Pruthi has written many outstanding books and encyclopaedias.