Photograph: © SAF
Tourism has boomed along Kenya’s 500km coastline in the past 30 years. Much of the Kenyan coast has been developed, with beaches around Mombasa among the most heavily built-up coastal areas north of South Africa.
But now a global hotspot for turtle-spotting, Kenya is facing a problem: the tourists are destroying what they come for…
Watamu beach, Kenya. Photo source: ©© Ludovico Caldara