Sustainable tourism

Definitions.

Sustainable tourism: any form of tourism that does not reduce the availability of resources and does not inhibit future travelers from enjoying the same experience.

Eco-tourism: responsible travel to natural areas which conserves the environment

and improves the welfare of the local people.

From http://www.ecotourism.org/what-is-ecotourism

Responsible tourism: tourism which operates in such a way as to minimize negative impacts on the environment.

Global warming: réchauffement climatique

Greenhouse effect: effet de serre

Greenhouse gases: gaz à effet de serre

Over-fishing: surpêche

Deforestation: déforestation

The demise: la disparition

Threat to the wildlife: menace de la vie

To threaten: menacer

Crafts/handicrafs: Artisanat

crafts market: marché artisanal

Trivialization: Banalisation

Oil spill: Déversement accidentel d’hydrocarbure

Oil slick: marée noire

Carbon offsetting: Compensation carbone

Carbon footprint: empreinte carbone

Climate change: Changement climatique

Improve, enhance: améliorer

Endangered species Espèces menacées: en voie d’extinction

Conserve the environement: protéger, sauvegarder l’environnement

Developing country: Pays en voie de développement

Fair price: Prix équitable

To Income: Revenue

High income / low income: haut revenue / bas revenue harm: abimer, endommager

Well-being/welfare: Bien-être

Harmful: nuisible

Harmless: inoffensif

To damage: endommager

To reduce carbon dioxide emissions: Réduire les émissions CO2

To urge: Exhorter, inciter

Benefit from: Bénéficier de, profiter de

Local products: Produits locaux

Knowledge: Connaissance

The warmest welcome: L’accueil le plus chaleureux

To be aware (of): Etre informé/conscient

To raise the public’s awareness: sensibiliser le public

Responsible tourism issues: Questions / problèmes du tourisme responsible

To raise environmental concerns: susciter des soucis environnementaux

Waste disposal: Traitement des déchets

Litter: détritus, déchets

Do not litter!: ne pas jeter d’ordure!

To recycle: recycler

To sort the garbage/ to sort the refuse: trier les déchets

To melt: Fondre

Ice cap: calotte glaciaire

Ice floe: banquise

Polar bears: ours polaires

Cruise to the arctic: croisière en Arctique

Retreat of the ice at the poles: retrait de la glace aux pôles

Organic: biologique

Renewable: renouvelable

 

 

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