This satellite-derived image shows local slope direction. The reddish colours face the southwards, and therefore are expected to get more sun exposure, while 'cooler' colours face towards the north, being less exposed to sun radiation. Such information can be used to permit vinegrowers to allocate optimal sites for cultivating particular grape species.
Developing countries often gain little financial benefit from the influx of visitors to their shores. Only around 30 % of the money spent by tourists on their holiday remains in the host country. Eco tourism is promoted in some countries. For sustainable destinations, explore EU’s catalogue at www.eco-label.com or the National Geographic's portal at www.nationalgeographic.com/travel/sustainable.
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