09 Feb '18, 4am

Climate change threatens Aussie Tourism #auspol #qldpol #StopAdani

Climate change threatens Aussie Tourism #auspol #qldpol #StopAdani

Climate change threatens Aussie tourism Many of Australia’s iconic natural attractions, such as beaches, reefs and national parks, are under growing threat from climate change, putting the nation’s tourism industry and species diversity at risk, a study released yesterday says. Heatwaves, storms, rising sea levels and coastal erosion are increasing risks to the nation’s A$40 billion ($41.5 billion) tourism industry – the country’s second-largest export earner after iron ore, the report by environmental advocacy group the Climate Council said. The sector employs nearly 600,000 people, or about 5 per cent of the nation’s workforce. The council said Australia’s tourism industry is extremely vulnerable, mainly due to its reliance on nature-based attractions that are already feeling the impact of rising sea levels and increasing extreme weather events. It said the top five attr...

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