Sustainable Tourism on a Finite Planet
The Harvard Museum of Natural History presents Megan Epler Wood, Director, International Sustainable Tourism Initiative, Center for Health and the Global Environment, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University, who will discuss her new book, Sustainable Tourism on a Finite Planet. Epler Wood will explore how the growth of the global tourism economy over the next 20 years will affect vital natural and social treasures worldwide. She will present visualizations of the impact of unmanaged growth and present far-reaching thoughts on the type of reforms required to lower tourism’s impacts and protect the health of local populations, ecosystems, cultures, and monuments worldwide. Presented in collaboration with the Center for Health and the Global Environment, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Free parking is available at the 52 Oxford Street Garage.