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Bali on the brink (photo essay)

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Mongabay blog, 18 December: Its natural beauty and colorful Hindu culture have drawn visitors to Bali since the 1930s. But more than three decades of rampant development since mass tourism took hold have left the island and its people in a critical state. Bali is struggling with a severe water shortage, huge volumes of waste, a loss of agricultural land and forest, and an influx of foreign investors and workers that threaten to overwhelm the Balinese people. As local environmentalists and other commentators explain, visitors to Bali have a role to play in addressing the problems.

http://blog.mongabay.com/2013/12/18/photo-essay-is-tourism-killing-bali/

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  1. Dear Jenny,
    I hope you are doing well.
    Congratulation for this photo essay that we hope to share in the following weeks to support our fundraising efforts for the Bali Water Protection program : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wK4m62BXU1Q
    Hope to be in touch with you soon!

    Posted by Julien Goalabré | August 30, 2016, 6:29 pm

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