The fact that developing countries, in spite of the economic problems and high unemployment, provides funding for environmental protection is more than amazing. Have the approval of the constitution in the early 1960s. It was included in an article on the environment. Of course, it took 10 long years before a good law was implemented. During this time, the country was established five national parks and many small sanctuaries for endangered species of the local flora and fauna. Most reserves can be visited only with permission.
Pressing problem for Nature is to restore deforested. Otherwise, these areas face erosion. After years of experiments with fast-growing, but aggressive towards native species eucalyptus environmentalists recommend now to plant trees, well acclimatised in Tunisia. Due to the flexible public policy people have been drawn to working with the administration under the slogan wise use of precious wood.
Waste water treatment in Tunisia delivered exemplary. Of Greater Tunis in the sea does not get a single drop of untreated waste water - as opposed to many port cities of southern Europe. Treatment facilities are available in all the hotels located on the east coast. In depot maintenance of cleanliness coast, the most important "tourist capital" of the country, the government invests heavily. Of course, tourism poses such a serious problem as a large consumption of water and energy, tourist complexes, disrupting the ecological balance of the region.