“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.
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