Duke Nicholas School – Is Ecotourism the Natural World’s Silver Bullet?

In 1991, the New York Times ran an article entitled: “Ecotourism: Can it Protect the Planet?” You’ll notice that, fifteen years later, I am asking myself the same question.

Eric Weiner – author of the piece – went on to write that “[a] new word has entered the lexicon of travel: ecotourism. Born of the environmental movement, ecotourism promises the traveler an opportunity to help save the planet and get a suntan in the process.”

Read the rest on the Duke Nicholas Blog!

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