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Overtourism: How much is too much?

Heidi Fuller-Love
August 2, 2018

Some two million people flocked to the Greek island of Santorini last year. There were days when up to 18,000 visitors on cruise ships were seen disembarking at the island's port. That's a lot, especially considering that only about 15,000 people actually live on the island. Santorini is struggling to cope — and the very ecology of the island is at risk.

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