Indian Ocean Travel

Indian Ocean Travel by TOURISMER

Information on good initiatives which preserve Indian Ocean Ecosystem Coral reefs, sea grass beds, and mangrove forests

The context :

  1. Occupying  20% of the earth’s surface, the Indian Ocean is a habitat to thousands of marine species.
  2. Ocean wildlife migration is essential to sustaining marine ecosystems.
  3. Oceans absorb  80% of heat from the earth’s atmosphere,  the Indian Ocean’s capacity to mitigate global warming is declining with repercussions  such as the depletion of fish stocks.

  4. Fish is key to food security in coastal communities worldwide and should thus be protected at all costs.

  5. Indian Ocean is home to 30% of the world’s coral reef cover.
  6. Generating energy from various sources, including waves, ocean currents, tidal range and currents, salinity gradients, and Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion
  7. A major tourist destination. : the ocean with turquoise waters, the beauty of the islands, the pristine white sand beaches, the spectacular landscapes, the richness of marine and coastal biodiversity delights nature lovers from all over the world.
Responsible Tourism in the Indian Ocean