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GEMET General Multilingual Environmental Thesaurus

أثر الأنشطة الترفيهية على البيئة

Definition

Recreation and tourism are often accompanied by extensive damage to the environment. Aquatic ecosystems are particularly vulnerable to the effects of an increased tourist trade and the resultant building of hotel accommodations, sewage disposal works, roads, car parks and landing jetties on banks and coastlines; and the increased angling, swimming, water skiing, shooting or use of motor-boats in the water body. These all produce direct deleterious effects when conducted on a massive scale, including shore damage, chemical changes in the water, and sediments and biological changes in the plant and animal communities.

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Themes
  • سياحة
Groups
  • آثار، تأثيرات
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Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/2838