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Compare how winter and summer holidays pose a threat to the Environment - Which, in your opinion, poses a greater threat?

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Compare how winter had summer holidays pose a threat to the Environment Which, in your opinion, poses a greater threat? Written by Harsh Munagala One of the most essential things for tourism to be successful in a particular place is the quality of the environment, both natural and man-made. But when do the people have enough time to see these sites, but on summer and winter holidays. However tourism involves many activities that have a negative effect on the environment. These occur when the level of usage is bigger than the amount of caring for the environment. Uncontrolled tourism is threatening many natural areas around the world. It can put great pressure on an area, and lead to negative environmental impacts on air and water quality, vegetation, soil, wildlife, and many other things. These problems occur during summer holidays when tourists visit the beaches or out into the wild, they even sometimes end up destroying the countryside after they leave. ...read more.


They should have more bin facilities, and signs to make the people aware of this problem and minimize this problem. But summer holidays are only beach holidays. Some people like to go out into the wild and camp, but even so they pollute the environment. Bushwalkers can damage small streams by walking through them too many times, causing them to be muddy which then makes it difficult for small fish to feed. Sometimes less experienced bushwalkers do something dumb like washing their hair in small streams, which greatly pollutes the water because of the harmful chemicals in shampoo and conditioner, then when the animals or plants take in the water, they die. Even there, the less experienced bushwalkers litter or leave their camping equipment behind, decreasing the natural physical appearance of these fragile environments and once again causing death to many native animals. During winter vacations, tourists usually visit snowy mountains like the famous Swiss Alps. Sometimes when there is a high concentration of tourist activity on the slopes, the rate of soil erosion increases and sometimes may even lead to avalanches. ...read more.


Besides it is mostly during the summer when most of the tourist facilities are open for the tourists to enjoy, take an ice-cream stand for example. Since there's a lot less people got out during the winter, emission level will be low compared to level of emission during the summer, so air and noise pollution levels are less. Nowadays tourism has many destructive environmental effects. However, maybe in the future people will realize the importance of environmental protection and will be aware awareness of environmental values. Tourists might start going to a destination because of its quality and purity and work hard to keep it that because in the future there might not be many natural environments to appreciate. Or everything will be going the same way as today, only that the government will take more precautions to keep their environment clean. They might start hiring the local people clean up beaches, mountains, and forests. This will make the environment appeal to both the tourists and the local people will have nothing to complain about with their extra money and clean environment. (871words) ...read more.

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