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Tourism contributes both positively and negatively to the environment, and conservationists are still trying to figure its net effect on the environment negative effects of tourism include increased pollution, an increased carbon footprint and the stress placed on the native plants, animals and ecosystems. Mass tourism within developing countries, earthscan, london graci, s and dodds, r (2010) sustainable tourism in island destinations, earthscan, london groth, a (2000) sustainable tourism and the environment, connect, 25(1), pp 1-2 hall, d and richards, g (2003) tourism and sustainable community development, routledge, london. Chapter 7 below the surface: the impacts of ecotourism in costa rica by sujata narayan introduction originally conceived in the 1960’s in response to declining environmental and economic conditions throughout the developing world, ecotourism is described as tourism that has a low-impact on the environment, contributes to the local economy. Part two the environmental degradation in the mediterranean region tourism impacts and influences 108 chapter four 4 tourism and the environmental degradation.
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