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Bucket list travel for the disappearing

abc.net.au
in Audio & Podcasts Travel News 154 views

The tourist industry is seeing a growth in last chance or ego tourism. Whether it's Australia's Great Barrier Reef or polar bears in Canada, an increasing number of tourists are checking off endangered species and places from their 'bucket list' before they disappear, but at what cost?


Freya Higgins-Desbiolles (senior lecturer in tourism, University of South Australia) https://twitter.com/freyahd and Annah Piggott-McKellar (PhD candidate in environmental management, The University of Queensland) https://twitter.com/annahpmck explain the impact tourism can have on environment, culture and heritage in particularly fragile areas.
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