Environmental Impact of Tourism on Coastlines [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Everyone loves a beach vacation. Some of the downsides of increased tourism include resort development, boating, snorkeling, diving, and fishing, cruise ship presence, litter, coral reef damage, and even the creation of artificial beaches. These activities introduce toxins and other harmful substances, cause physical damage and sedimentation, and exploit local fish populations. Find out more about how serious the problems caused by coastal tourism have become and how engineers are working to solve them.

via Environmental Impact of Tourism on Coastlines [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

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