Tourism

Foreign investors, particularly those representing real estate investors and developers have been increasing their presence in Melanesia over the past 20 years. The development of holiday apartments and resorts has led to some people being removed from their land, and access to beaches and traditional fishing areas cut off. The arrival of large number of tourists also jeopardises local cultures.

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