Eco-tourism’s impact on fragile ecosystems: Balancing conservation and tourism
Eco-tourism, a sustainable and responsible form of tourism, offers travelers the opportunity to explore and appreciate the natural world while contributing to the conservation of fragile ecosystems. It has gained popularity as an alternative to traditional tourism, which often poses significant threats to the environment. However, eco-tourism is not without its complexities and challenges. In this article, we will examine the impact of eco-tourism on fragile ecosystems, explore its potential benefits and drawbacks, and discuss strategies for achieving a harmonious balance between conservation and tourism.