Tourism development threatens Islands
“Tourism development threatens Islands“ By Tim Edelsten
Many people visit islands to escape the city, yet developers are rapidly bringing urban sprawl to the islands, destroying their character and charm.
It is depressing to realize that of the 2900 Korean Islands, only 170 are officially protected from this wave of tasteless development….
* Please be aware that any minor grammar mistakes, or awkward turn of phrase are due to ”corrections” made by the the sub-editor.
Tim Edelsten, Korea Times November 7 The capital is awash with advertisements promoting wind energy, framed in the predictable idyllic depictions of rolling green hills, trees and sunshine. Certainly wind power may have an important part to play in the fight against climate change, but what developers never mention are its adverse environmental impacts. Having [...]Read story