Concern as Yemen ecotourism grows

Wildlife attracts new visitors to island of Socotra, but conservationists worry about adverse effects.

    An island chain off the coast of Yemen is home to many species found nowhere else on the planet, drawing a growing number of tourists, climbers and trekkers.

    But the battle between making money and preserving Socotra's biodiversity has conservationists worrying about the impact of tourism on its fragile environment.

    Al Jazeera's Hashem Ahelbarra reports from Socotra.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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