Where in the World?
 
Tropical or Mediterranean?
 
I’ll give you some clues <ul><li>It’s not Amazonia </li></ul><ul><li>Or the Congo </li></ul><ul><li>It isn’t Asia </li></u...
Costa Rica Pacuare Lodge [Pah qua ray]
Pacuare Lodge  <ul><li>Combines Luxury Accommodation </li></ul><ul><li>Eco Tourism </li></ul><ul><li>+ Adventure Tourism e...
Luxury? <ul><li>Would you describe this as high quality accommodation? </li></ul>National Geographic Travel Magazine
Activities
 
Clip <ul><li>http://www.pacuarelodge.com/php/media.php </li></ul><ul><li>Pacuare  Lodge Media  Coverage.flv   </li></ul><u...
So, why an eco lodge <ul><li>How do you think they produce the majority of their electricity? </li></ul><ul><li>Only the k...
environment <ul><li>Most of the activities use little energy – showers are solar heated </li></ul><ul><li>Soap and Shampoo...
 
Activities <ul><li>Sketch map Costa Rica </li></ul><ul><li>Add the countries to the north and south </li></ul><ul><li>Loca...
 
Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales Licence  <a rel=&quot;license&quot; href=&...
 
Photos Jon + Penny Lynch Collated by Mark Ollis A science block collaboration
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  1. 1. Where in the World?
  2. 3. Tropical or Mediterranean?
  3. 5. I’ll give you some clues <ul><li>It’s not Amazonia </li></ul><ul><li>Or the Congo </li></ul><ul><li>It isn’t Asia </li></ul><ul><li>Or a theme park </li></ul><ul><li>It’s volcanic, tropical and less developed </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.pacuarelodge.com/zoommap.php </li></ul>
  4. 6. Costa Rica Pacuare Lodge [Pah qua ray]
  5. 7. Pacuare Lodge <ul><li>Combines Luxury Accommodation </li></ul><ul><li>Eco Tourism </li></ul><ul><li>+ Adventure Tourism experiences </li></ul>
  6. 8. Luxury? <ul><li>Would you describe this as high quality accommodation? </li></ul>National Geographic Travel Magazine
  7. 9. Activities
  8. 11. Clip <ul><li>http://www.pacuarelodge.com/php/media.php </li></ul><ul><li>Pacuare Lodge Media Coverage.flv </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.pacuarelodge.com/php/commitment.php - How does the lodge commit to the environment? </li></ul>
  9. 12. So, why an eco lodge <ul><li>How do you think they produce the majority of their electricity? </li></ul><ul><li>Only the kitchen uses electricity </li></ul><ul><li>A back up diesel generator is available </li></ul><ul><li>Most of the lighting is by candle </li></ul><ul><li>With an average climate of between 25 and 27deg no energy is used for heating [diurnal range 10deg] </li></ul>
  10. 13. environment <ul><li>Most of the activities use little energy – showers are solar heated </li></ul><ul><li>Soap and Shampoo is biodegradable, the water treated in tanks before being returned to ground </li></ul><ul><li>Access to the lodge is by raft with kit in dry bags. </li></ul><ul><li>Food is kept cold in a cool box on a raft on the river </li></ul>
  11. 15. Activities <ul><li>Sketch map Costa Rica </li></ul><ul><li>Add the countries to the north and south </li></ul><ul><li>Locate the lodge </li></ul><ul><li>Write a paragraph to explain how they endeavour to remain sustainable </li></ul><ul><li>How do you think they ensure the lodge will provie for further generations? </li></ul>
  12. 17. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales Licence <a rel=&quot;license&quot; href=&quot;http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/&quot;><img alt=&quot;Creative Commons License&quot; style=&quot;border-width:0&quot; src=&quot;http://i.creativecommons.org/l/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/88x31.png&quot; /></a><br />This work is licenced under a <a rel=&quot;license&quot; href=&quot;http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/&quot;>Creative Commons Licence</a>.
  13. 19. Photos Jon + Penny Lynch Collated by Mark Ollis A science block collaboration
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