In the travel world this refers to anything that has not been man made.
In this definition of nature there is also a further distinction between living or non living nature. Non living nature are things that are not man made and which are not alive such as stones, water, air, metals or planets. Living nature refers to all living things on Earth including people, animals, plants and bacteria. This is an automatic compilation of DW content pertaining to "nature".
Some two million people flocked to the Greek island of Santorini last year. There were days when up to 18,000 visitors on cruise ships were seen disembarking at the island's port. That's a lot, especially considering that only about 15,000 people actually live on the island. Santorini is struggling to cope — and the very ecology of the island is at risk.