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Happy World Tourism Day! Here are our top 5 #travel conservation stories for #WTD2013

Happy World Tourism Day! Here are our top 5 #travel conservation stories for #WTD2013

This year's theme is Tourism and Water: Protecting our Common Future which addresses the vital role water plays within the local communities and natural spaces travelers visit. Travelers can be big consumers of water, but water and reefs can also attract much needed travelers to destinations who rely on tourism for jobs and to fund other important community efforts. When managed well, a strong tourism initiative within local communities also has the potential to act as a tool for conservation - as travelers most often want to see and experience natural, wild spaces and copious wildlife. It's a win for communities, travelers and nature. WWF Travel works hand in hand with our primary tour partner, Natural Habitat Adventures to make sure each of our trips, travelers and guides practice responsible travel tenants. In honor of World Tourism Day, here are a roundup of WWF storie...

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