GLOBAL cosmetics company Aveda is to give US$500,000 to an eco-tourism project involving the United Nations Environment Programme and the United Nations Education, Science and Cultural Organisation. Sites benefiting are Sian Ka'an and El Vizcaino biosphere reserves, Mexico; Tikal national park, Guatemala; Rio Platano biosphere reserve, Honduras; and Komodo and Ujung Kulon national parks Indonesia.

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