Tourism



Natural capital on which tourism sector depends

  • Biodiversity
  • Water purification
  • Attractive ‘viewscapes’.
Impacts of unsustainable practices on natural capital Impacts of increased infrastructure, including roads and airports can results environmental impacts and loss of biodiversity.

Impacts of declining natural capital on tourism and other sectors Declining landscape beauty and loss of biodiversity reduces attractiveness to tourists;

Loss in biodiversity reduces opportunity for local livelihoods from ecotourism.