The BBC examins Ecotourism impact

Ecotourism is one of the fastest growing sectors of the travel industry.

But critics say many vacations promoted as ecofriendly or sustainable do nothing to protect the environment and provide little by way of benefits to local communities.

Richard Hollingham reports on whether this form of tourism really lives up to its green credentials on One Planet from the BBC.

Listen to Oneplanet: Ecotourism (Windows Media)