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Nature tourism: how to behave in bear country

Despite the centuries-long extermination campaigns that took place in many countries all over the world, there are still places highly populated by bears and other large carnivores. In Europe we can name the Balkans, the Carpathians, the Eastern Alps, the Central Apennines, Scandinavia and the Cantabrian Mountains, while in North America they can be found…
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Living with wolves and bears next doors in Europe

Despite over the centuries the human beings put a lot of efforts into predators extermination, in Europe there are several mountain territories where wolves, bears and lynx still live. They are more than we believe, especially in East Europe, although the environmental, cultural and even tourism importance of these animals has not yet been fully…
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The 5 golden rules of the Wildlife Tourist

There are many people who are really mad about animals. The reasons for this attraction and the consequent willingness to bond with wildlife are quite simple. In the biophilia frame (human affinity for other species), the reasons range from aesthetic (beauty) to emotional (attachment), from sentimental (affection) to intellectual (curiosity). It’s not surprising, than, that…
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Miniguide to Italian craftsmanship, region by region

Despite the harsh difficulties and the test of time, the Italian craftsmanship is fully alive and Italy is still dotted with workshops and studios where ancient arts are handed down. Italy did not only give birth to an enormous number of notable writers, artists and architects, but also to master artisans who gave their important…
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