August 22, 2014

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 6/24/2014

"Too much visitation can play against you."

-- Ronald Sanabria, vice president of sustainable tourism at Brazil's Rainforest Alliance

Officials in Manaus, the capital of the state of the Amazonas in Brazil, would like to see many more such visitors and hope Manaus’ turn as a World Cup host city will help boost tourism to the city and the rainforest beyond. But there’s a delicate balancing act between opening up the Amazon region to more tourism and preserving the environment and resources that make it so magnificent.

Read more at the Miami Herald.

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