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Green Mountain Tourism: is it?

This article by Franco Perlotto illustrates a trend which is spreading across the Alps of a so called green “mass” tourism. The basic idea remains the same as it is in the valleys: to bring as many people as possible to areas where they can spend their money by exposing them to attractive products. But in this case, the “product” is the wild nature of the mountain and the price it pays is often neglect

Disputes over the top of Europe

But who cares of the Mont-Blanc preservation? 25 years ago Mountain Wilderness proposed to create an International Natural Park to give Mont-Blanc …

The Summits of Dignity

The mountains allow all those with a big heart to exist, provided they get, sometimes, a little but necessary help. This testimony …

Mountains on Stage

With global warming, the high altitude resorts of the Alps are in search of attractions to capture new customers (especially foreigners) to …