Croatians ‘sleep-walking’ into destroying tourism with Adriatic energy industry

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Croatians ‘sleep-walking’ into destroying tourism with Adriatic energy industry

Holidaymakers are drawn by Croatian islands such as Hvar, favoured by yachters, and Pag, popular with partygoers and foodies alike, as well as the famous city of Dubrovnik, known as the “Pearl of the Adriatic”. However, concerns are rising that this could all be jeopardised by the growth of the oil and gas industry.

Amid growing opposition to offshore development in one of Europe’s top travel destinations, a conference promoting Adriatic oil and gas exploration is being held in Budva on Tuesday. Government ministers, energy industry executives and financiers will discuss “key legal issues surrounding oil and gas exploration”…..

Read more : theguardian.com – source 

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