Dominican Town Explores Ecotourism

Written by Plant With Purpose on November 30, 2009 in General

What’s a small, Dominican beach town to do when it seems its only options are to stay forever trapped in a vicious cycle of poverty or sell out to big name resorts that often cause more harm than good? The town of Miches in the Dominican Republic is exploring a different solution: ecotourism. See how the people of Miches are seeking sustainable, ecofriendly means of development in this video featured in the New York Times.

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