- Impacts of Mass Tourism on the environment in Kenya
- Bad: Drivers to get close to the animals as possible surrounding and disturbing them. Some species numbers are in decline e.g wildebeest
- Good: Income from tourism and entrance fees can pay for management, conservation and repairs
- Bad: Drivers do not keep to the tracks. this churns up the ground in the wet season.
- Bad: Pollution - from queuing vehicles (noise, air, visual), litter and untreated waste entering rivers/seas killing species.
- Good: Creation of game parks (e.g Masai mara) has helped more wildlife survive. Tourism has stopped natural habitat destruction for farming (to feed growing population)
- Bad: In the dry season, grassland is turned into a dust bowl. Vehicles kill unique savannah vegetation, and soil is exposed, causing coil erosion.
- Bad: Coral reefs off mombasa by boats dropping their anchors, placement of floating pontoons in popular diving spots and tourist taking coral as souvenirs.
- Bad: Destruction of habitats and environments to build hotels, roads and airports.