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environmental impact of tourism

Definition:
Extensive damage to the environment caused by recreation and tourism, including despoiling of coastlines by construction of tourist facilities; pollution of the sea; loss of historic buildings to make way for tourist facilities; loss of agricultural land for airport development, etc. (Source: WPR)
broader terms
environmental impact
related terms
tourism
Scope note:
scope note is not available
Groups:
EFFECTS, IMPACTS
Themes:
tourism
Other relations:
Has close match
UMTHES: Tourismusbedingte Umweltbelastung
Arabic: أثر السياحة على البيئة
Basque: turismoaren ingurugiro-inpaktu
Bulgarian: Въздействие на туризма върху околната среда
Catalan: impacte ambiental del turisme
Chinese: 观光环境冲击
Croatian: utjecaj turizma na okoliš
Czech: vliv turistiky na prostředí životní
Danish: turismens indvirkning på miljøet
Dutch: invloed van toerisme op het milieu
English (US): environmental impact of tourism
Estonian: turismi keskkonnamõju
Finnish: matkailun vaikutus ympäristöön
French: impact du tourisme sur l'environnement
German: Tourismusbedingte Umweltbelastung
Greek: επιπτώσεις του τουρισμού στο περιβάλλον
Hungarian: turizmus környezeti hatása
Irish: tionchar na turasóireachta ar an gcomhshaol
Italian: impatto ambientale del turismo
Latvian: tūrisma ietekme uz vidi
Lithuanian: turizmo poveikis aplinkai
Maltese: impatt ambjentali tat-turiżmu
Norwegian: miljøbelastning fra turisme
Polish: oddziaływanie turystyki na środowisko
Portuguese: impacte ambiental (turismo)
Romanian: impactul turismului asupra mediului
Russian: воздействие туризма на окружающую среду
Slovak: vplyv turistiky na životné prostredie
Slovenian: vpliv turizma na okolje
Spanish: impacto ambiental del turismo
Swedish: turismens miljöpåverkningar
Turkish: turizmin çevresel etkileri
Ukrainian: вплив туризму на довкілля
Concept URL: <http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/2839>