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    Is international ecotourism beneficial or detrimental to the environment?

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    Is international ecotourism beneficial or detrimental to the environment? Explain your response.

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    Ecotourism is nature-based tourism, and in theory protects nature as well as enjoys it. The idea of visiting and experiencing high quality natural environments and also protecting them from harmful impacts is now an acceptable and marketable one. However, this is hardly the case and ecotourism is overall negative for the environment. Ecotourism is a big business and provides ...

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    This solution highlights the harmful and positive aspects of ecotourism and seeks to answer whether it is ultimately beneficial or detrimental to the environment.

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