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The dollar value of biodiversity-related
tourism in three countries
Place and Activity Estimated Revenue
KENYA  
Elephant Watching $25,000,000 per yr
THAILAND  
Ecotourism $380,000 to 860,000 per yr
COSTA RICA  
Ecotourism $1,250 per hectare, or
about $500 per acre per yr

Table 1

Source: UNEP Global Biodiversity Assessment, 1996


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