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15 travel destinations being ruined by tourism

Bali

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Bali

Bali's delicate island ecosystem is under threat from continued encroachment. Situated at a point where Asian mainland ecology transitions to the ecology of the Pacific Islands, Bali is under threat of increased deforestation, as the area makes way for the tourism industry and Indonesia's growing population. Non-native animals and plants also threaten this biological jewel.