When eco-tourism becomes eco failure
I was hesitant about the proclaimed benefits of Komodo National Park becoming one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature, and now unfortunately that hesitation is justified. News from Jakarta: the road being constructed to induce eco-tourism to the park has begun to drive Komodos from their natural habitat. Let’s hope this disruption to the ecosystem is minimal and won’t carry long term consequences. Otherwise they may need to revise those wonders yet again.