pogo, coffee and me

with a bit of cinnamon and cream

Endangered spaces: Can our wildest places survive tourism? – Green Living, Environment – The Independent

Endangered spaces: Can our wildest places survive tourism? – Green Living, Environment – The Independent.

Our wildest places are overrun with tourists. So how can nature-lovers justify visiting them?

By Stanley Johnson

Eco-tourism. Is this now-fashionable concept basically a contradiction in terms – on a par, as cynics might say, with “business ethics” or “compassionate conservatism”? “Adventure travel” is, of course, a concept as old as the hills, even if some of our greatest adventurers, such as Captain Scott, took great pains to proclaim their serious scientific purposes.

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