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Closure of Iconic Thai Beach a Lesson on Taming 'Instagram Tourism'

Thai officials and ecologists hope a recent decision to keep the country's most iconic beach closed for another two years will prove a cautionary tale and example for other sites in the region grappling with the environmental fallout of mass tourism. "I think that we're going to see more and more of it, not just around Southeast Asia, but around the world.  I think that it will definitely become a trend," said Mark Erdmann, vice president of Asia Pacific marine...

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