L10 extreme environments ap

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L10 extreme environments ap

  1. 1. Extreme Tourism Case Study: Antarctica, to what extent can it cope with the development of a tourist industry?
  2. 2. Tourism in Antarctica • Make notes whilst watching the two video here; what are the negative impacts on Antarctica at the moment?
  3. 3. Problems with tourism • Video here
  4. 4. Antarctica – to what extent can it cope with the development of a tourist industry? • Turn to p314 to find out more about tourism in Antarctica
  5. 5. Environmental • Cruise ships have signed up to the IAATO guidelines. These guidelines include: – No more than 100 visitors a ta time – No closer than 5m to animals – Don’t leave litter.
  6. 6. Environment Positive Negative
  7. 7. Future of Antarctica • (Don’t write down…) • Worries about land based tourism, e.g. snowboarding and the impacts that this would have on the ecosystem as a whole. • Larger cruise ships arriving. • Oil spills from ships that sink. • Greater awareness of this last wilderness to promote protection.
  8. 8. Future of Antarctica Positive Negative
  9. 9. Antarctica – to what extent can it cope with the development of a tourist industry? • Write a magazine article for National geographic answering the question above. • Remember to include; – What impacts (positive and negative) does extreme tourism have in Antarctica? – What will Antarctica look like in the future (positive and negative)? • Use your text book, notes, internet and the A4 handout to help you.

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