Tourism and Environmental Conservation: Conflict, Coexistence, or Symbiosis?

  title={Tourism and Environmental Conservation: Conflict, Coexistence, or Symbiosis?},
  author={Gerardo Budowski},
  journal={Environmental Conservation},
  • G. Budowski
  • Published 1 March 1976
  • Business
  • Environmental Conservation
A new and promising field has appeared as a result of the increased tourist industry based on natural resources, though too often such expansion has been achieved without due planning and has taken many people by surprise. Conservationists and their organizations have often reacted adversely to this ‘invasion’, but this need not be so. There are many reasons and examples which prove that a change of attitude, leading to a symbiotic relationship between tourism and conservation in the wide sense… 

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