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People living in desert or arid terrain have been responsible towards conserving water as they
know its value more than others. Plants and animals have naturally adapted themselves to store water and use it minimally as needed.
When it comes to unsustainable growth of tourism, a large concentration of people in one place takes its toll on the already low water table.Larger Impact: In areas where the water table is low, it is necessary to keep the settlements distributed. Avoid larger metropolitans that demand huge supplies of water. Large amounts of water pumped out of the ground can lead to subsidence, or collapsing of land.
Contribution as a traveller: Use water judiciously in daily activities like bathing. Find alternate places to stay like homestays rather than big hotels that mostly use resources inefficiently. Skip big cities often and diversify areas to travel, thus reducing massive pressure to deliver your needs.Read more...