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The Struggle For Sustainable Tourism
The People of Santa Lucia, a farming community on the slopes of the Andes, were forced to abandon their traditional way of life because of laws brought in to protect…
Impact of Tourism: Kenya
Tourism is Kenya's third largest source of income. Last year alone, more than half a million tourists spent their holidays here. But what don't the tourists see? MASAI MARA: The…
Impact of Tourism: Amazon
Brazil now actively promotes the Amazon to tourists to bring money and jobs to locals. But how will tourism affect this environmentally vital area? And what form will tourism take?…
Impact of Tourism: Thailand
Beautiful beaches, wonderful scenery and friendly people -- Thailand seems the ideal tourist destination. But what don't they tell you in the holiday brochure? The Thai tourist authority is pushing…
Impact Of Tourism: Majorca
Majorca has given millions of people cheap holidays and brought prosperity for Majorcans -- but at a cost. There is heavy hotel development on the coast and there are outsiders…

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