Book Review: Impact Of Tourism On Mountain Environment


Environmental History: A Global Perspective
Deterioration of mountain environment is obviously not the only problem that humans are dealing with in terms of pollution to the ecosystem. However, it is an ever increasing problem, that is ruining vegetation, landscape and even mountain culture. The book I have chosen to review is titled; Impact of Tourism on Mountain Environment. It is not a story but rather a compilation of articles relating to the problems in the Himilayas, specifically the Everest region. There were many articles, not all of them were related to Everest, therefore, not all of the articles were reviewed.
Although there are many mountain environments that are falling ...

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few positives that came along with the commercialization of Mount Everest.
One of the articles I focused on the most is titled; Impact of Tourism on the Ecosystem of Nepal. It discussed in great detail how important the land and its uses are to the people of the Himilayas. At many of the bases of the mountain there is little vegetation and forest remaining to cover the lower slopes. This article made it very clear that man was creating a very big problem to the ecosystem of the Everest region.
All of the articles were very clear and concise in the way they presented their facts. It was proven that there is pollution all along the routes, right through the base camp of Everest, continuing up the summit itself. Direct evidence was found to back up these statements made by the authors. Many things were found at tent sites, such as human and animal excretement, unburnt wood, trash and various other forms of pollution. The authors were very clear in pointing out exact locations ...

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