Eco-tourism Causes Damage to the Environment Instead of Conserving It

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Eco-tourism causes damage to the environment instead of conserving it. Eco-tourism is considered by most if not all as traveling to natural areas with responsibility in mind which the environment is conserved and the well being of the local people are taken care of as well as being sustainable on an ecological scale with a sole purpose of experiencing natural areas that builds environmental and cultural understanding, positive reception and upkeep (Brown 2011). However, tourism in natural areas cannot be considered and be defined as sustainable ecotourism unless it possesses the basic qualities. First of all, a sustainable ecotourism area must be able create thoughtful and attentiveness towards local environments and cultures. Conservation…show more content…
With all the excitement encircling eco-tourism it is revitalizing to hear an unconventional viewpoint that questions the legitimacy of claims made on the behalf of ecotourism. It is undeniable that ecotourism can just be as damaging as other forms of traditional tourism. Sustainable, nature-based and environmentally friendly eco-tourism holidays is now subject to considerable debate. With a yearly growth of 15%, it is one of the tourism industry’s fastest emergent subsectors. Claims of economic and social difference from eco-tourism have been actively promoted worldwide by government and tourism industry alike but that it lacks sufficient scientific nitty-gritty and is not practicable as a solution to the world’s common and environmental problems (Merg 1999). Eco-tourism causes significant damage to the environment instead of conserving it. One of main reason for this is mismanagement of the habitat by the establishment who destroy the environment instead of conserving it. The concept of ecotourism is still relatively new to the 21st century world and many of the so-called authorities never if not barely comprehend that concept. Unfortunately, Mother Earth makes the ultimate sacrifice and bears all the consequences and aftermath humans made due to their act of foolishness. Eco-tourism is an eco-concealment or more commonly known as fake eco-tourism. Countless eco-projects which daunt

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