Many decades of over-tourism have laid the groundwork for the vast destruction of nature and a community’s natural resources and its infrastructure on a global scale. With a growing global population and the growing availability of more affordable travel, the potential level of destruction will also grow. With the financial health that a large number of visitors bring there is also the other side the problem of trying to balance the dollar with the destruction. This paper’s focus will explore the degree of damage caused by over-tourism in various global ecosystems.
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