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Eco tourism



GCSE Eco tourism case study

GCSE Eco tourism case study



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  • 1. Where in the World?
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  • 3. Tropical or Mediterranean?
  • 4.  
  • 5. I’ll give you some clues
    • It’s not Amazonia
    • Or the Congo
    • It isn’t Asia
    • Or a theme park
    • It’s volcanic, tropical and less developed
  • 6. Costa Rica Pacuare Lodge [Pah qua ray]
  • 7. Pacuare Lodge
    • Combines Luxury Accommodation
    • Eco Tourism
    • + Adventure Tourism experiences
  • 8. Luxury?
    • Would you describe this as high quality accommodation?
    National Geographic Travel Magazine
  • 9. Activities
  • 10.  
  • 11. Clip
    • Pacuare Lodge Media Coverage.flv
    • - How does the lodge commit to the environment?
  • 12. So, why an eco lodge
    • How do you think they produce the majority of their electricity?
    • Only the kitchen uses electricity
    • A back up diesel generator is available
    • Most of the lighting is by candle
    • With an average climate of between 25 and 27deg no energy is used for heating [diurnal range 10deg]
  • 13. environment
    • Most of the activities use little energy – showers are solar heated
    • Soap and Shampoo is biodegradable, the water treated in tanks before being returned to ground
    • Access to the lodge is by raft with kit in dry bags.
    • Food is kept cold in a cool box on a raft on the river
  • 14.  
  • 15. Activities
    • Sketch map Costa Rica
    • Add the countries to the north and south
    • Locate the lodge
    • Write a paragraph to explain how they endeavour to remain sustainable
    • How do you think they ensure the lodge will provie for further generations?
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  • 17. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales Licence <a rel=&quot;license&quot; href=&quot;;><img alt=&quot;Creative Commons License&quot; style=&quot;border-width:0&quot; src=&quot;; /></a><br />This work is licenced under a <a rel=&quot;license&quot; href=&quot;;>Creative Commons Licence</a>.
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  • 19. Photos Jon + Penny Lynch Collated by Mark Ollis A science block collaboration