The French Ministry for an Ecological and Solidary Transition recently published the Environmental Atlas of ski resorts and municipalities with ski resorts. This atlas gathers data for each mountain range of France and presents environmental impacts of winter tourism for each territory.
Ski resorts, developed in France mainly in the 1960s and 1970s, attract a high number of tourists. If their creation facilitated access to mountain areas and boosted their attractivity during wintertime, their environmental impacts are currently questioning their viability. To better understand the scope and outputs of the report, Euromontana met with Mélanie Gauche, Mountain and Tourism Officer at the Ministry for an Ecological and Solidary Transition.
Read our public article here.27 June 2019