Endangered spaces: Can our wildest places survive tourism?

The visitors: tens of thousands of tourists flock to the Galapagos Islands every year

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.

http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/green-living/endangered-spaces-can-our-wildest-places-survive-tourism-2059272.html

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