Laos: Ecotourism motivates villagers to conserve wildlife


VIENTIANE, Aug 11 (The Vientiane Times/ANN): Benefits generated by ecotourism in northern Laos have helped people to make a change from hunting and consuming wildlife to conserving endangered species, an expert in the field has said.

The Nam Et-Phou Louey National Park has become a model project for developing ecotourism in Laos as it benefits more than 2,000 households in 26 villages, representing one-third of all villages located within the park.

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