Story: Tourist industry

Carbon footprints

Carbon footprints

A common piece of advice to back-country visitors is to ‘take only photos, leave only footprints’. This 2008 Michael Moreu cartoon plays on that advice and the fact that many international tourists have flown halfway around the world to get here, burning plenty of carbon in the process.

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Cartoon by Mike Moreu

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Margaret McClure, 'Tourist industry - Challenges to the industry', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/cartoon/23219/carbon-footprints (accessed 27 October 2020)

Story by Margaret McClure, published 11 Mar 2010