Tourism is growing rapidly throughout the world, including nature‐based tourism, but natural habitats are shrinking. How do we avoid damaging what is left as an increasing number of visitors wish to experience nature or enjoy adventure or relaxation in natural surroundings? This issue explores various environmental impact factors, from the physical effects of trampling through the disturbance of wildlife to the attitudes of visitors and how well‐run tourism ventures might modify their behavior.
Green, R. J., Croft, D. B. & Wolf, I. D. (2019). Preface: Special Issue on Environmental Impact of Nature‐Based Tourism.. Environments, 6 (10), 112-1-112-3.