When Ecotourism Kills

Well-meaning tourists are putting increasing pressure on animals worldwide, new studies show.
November 4, 2004, 1pm PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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From watching whales in New England to tracking polar bears on the tundra to swimming with dolphins in the Pacific, well-meaning tourists are putting increasing pressure on animals worldwide, new studies show. The problem isn't limited to hordes of people degrading the environment. In some cases, ecotourism unwittingly appears to be killing the wildlife it seeks to protect.

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Published on Thursday, November 4, 2004 in The Christian Science Monitor
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