Josh Marcus is a freelance writer from Carmel, California. He writes about land, drugs and politics for publications like Outside, VICE News and Rolling Stone. One time, the director of the CIA yelled at him on the phone.
The once idyllic coastal area of California has been besieged by tourists, and residents worry that lasting environmental damage is being done. But how can you tell visitors not to come when tourism supports so many? One local, Josh Marcus, looks for solutions.