How Can We Save Our World looks at how the idea of sustainable development is having an increasing influence on a wide range of human activities. The books examine the environmental costs and unsustainable nature of modern life, and discuss ways in which society can progress towards a more sustainable future. Sustainable Tourism describes the development of tourism from Roman times to the multi-million dollar industry of today. It discusses: The waste, over-consumption, and pollution that make tourism unsustainable Eco-friendly holidays that bring benefits to a region and help people learn about the importance of conservation Greenwashing-the abuse of ecotourism by profit-chasing businesses What we can do as tourists to conserve resources, benefit local people, and minimize our impact on the environment. Book jacket.