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    Exclamation "It is important that tourism develops in harmony with the encironment."

    What does the following mean?

    "It is important that tourism develops in harmony with the environment."

    Does it mean "The tourism industry has to be aware that tourists don't have a damaging effect on the environment and don't cause serious damage to the environment while they are on the destination country on holiday".
    Last edited by nininaz; 12-Dec-2016 at 12:45. Reason: subject-verb agreement

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    Re: "It is important that tourism develops in harmony with the encironment."

    Look again at "Tourism industry have" for a start. The subject and verb don't agree and there should be an article.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: "It is important that tourism develops in harmony with the encironment."

    Does it mean "The tourism industry has to be aware that tourists don't have a damaging effect on the environment and don't cause serious damage to the environment while they are on the destination country on holiday".
    No, it doesn't. Tourism can be very harmful to the environment, so the industry must take steps to try to minimise the impact.

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    Re: "It is important that tourism develops in harmony with the encironment."

    Quote Originally Posted by nininaz View Post
    "It is important that tourism develops in harmony with the environment."
    When reading that sentence, the words "sustainable development" came to mind.

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