Atlantis Film Festival Begins

On Thursday, 15th October, the competition of the Atlantis nature and environment film festival starts. The jury has selected nine films that apply this year for the coveted prizes of Atlantis. This time follow the movies of the question, who owns the sea, deal with the myth of forest, show the high price for biofuels or accompany a farmer who hear the grass grow. Who is looking forward to the end about the prize money in the amount of 2,000, 3,000 or even 5,000 EUR? Almost 60 films were submitted this year at the Atlantis Film Festival. They come from the entire German-speaking world. Each movie shows a special, wonderful and sometimes frightening look at the nature and the environment in its own way. The nine best and most striking films, including a movie from a Swiss production, will be now on Thursday and Friday in the Caligari FilmBuhne see.

Did repeatedly interrupted by wide savannas by the large animal herds for example, that Central Europe was once covered by dense jungles that, much like in Africa, ages ago migrated? Some green islands appear to have survived the times. topic. ‘Myth forest’ tells the stories of these green oases, as they were never told. The last secrets of the Earth may be in the unexplored depths of the sea. But even here people penetrate further and search for raw materials, which are suspected. Long time dead desert was considered the deep sea, but scientific research shows landscapes of unparalleled beauty and countless new creatures. Meanwhile, science assumes that more in the deep sea species, as in the rain forest. The film ‘ who owns the sea ‘ shows impressive pictures and documented the new gold rush in the deep sea.

Like a thread, Film Festival runs the question through the Atlantis: we can help shape the future? Again and again there are individuals who answer ‘Yes’ to this question and engage with great dedication, courage and integrity for a better future. Hannes Jaenicke, who is not only a well known actor, this includes but engaged and fight with all my heart for the conservation of nature. In particular the orang utans have it done to him, the famous ‘forest people’, which are nearing extinction. Looking for a very personal traces embarks Hannes Jaenicke to Southeast Asia, researched on the black market, animal merchants, visited boxing monkeys such as collecting stations, which take in rescued animals and again from poaching. There a film was exciting like a thriller, a true mystery of nature. Almost all festival films are guests present, which finally give more insight into the filming for the film, as it were ‘ the best of’ live on the stage of the Caligari.

Protection

The concept of sustainable tourism is a fact that tourism, like any human activity, generates different types and sizes of impact: economic, social, cultural and environmental, which can be positive or negative.Therefore, the processes of awareness and change of values and attitudes promoted by environmentalists and social movements in the past thirty years are becoming more frequent and are seen as elements of sustainability in this important activity. Environmental sustainability has been from different sides.One of them is defined in relation to the effects on the protection, conservation and sustainable use of the natural landscapes, and attractive landscapes of the destinations.Another vision can focus on demand and the intensity of use and consumption of renewable and non-renewable natural resources, the production of waste material, or the impacts specific to the different activities relating to the tourism products, especially those aimed at entertainment, leisure or recreation, as sport activities like climbing, diving, fishing, hunting, etc. It is a fact that emerging global trends in tourism have tried to point to that kind of tourism which improve the activities that cause the smallest degree possible negative environmental and socio-economic impact, and that have been classified within what is known as sustainable tourism. Rural sustainable tourism Rural sustainable tourism can be defined as that tourism which takes place in the rural environment and combines with activities that seek to protect, preserve and make sustainable use of resources with the democratization of economic, social benefits and cultural for the rural population. A clear example of this in Colombia, we have it with fantastic tourist plans axis coffee, something worthy to show with the beautiful and outstanding coffee culture. There are beautiful estates in Quindio which are a few authentic works of art and worth a visit. In recent years, rural tourism in this region has experienced significant changes.What was once a fledgling activity today has been transformed into the central axis of the Department of Quindio, along with exquisite coffee bean production.