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  1. 1. <ul><li>What is Ecological Sustainable Development (ESD)? </li></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>Ecological Sustainable Development </li></ul><ul><li>= </li></ul><ul><li>Development that improves the total quality of life, both now and in the future, in a way that maintains the ecological processes on which life depends. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Ways of achieving Ecological Sustainable Development
  4. 4. <ul><li>Ecotourism </li></ul><ul><li>Buy Organic </li></ul><ul><li>Land Care /Coast Care/Land for Wild Life </li></ul><ul><li>Individual Behaviour </li></ul><ul><li>Policies implemented by non-government Organisations </li></ul>
  5. 5. Ecotourism <ul><li>What is Ecotourism? </li></ul><ul><li>Ecologically sustainable tourism and recreation </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>Based on natural environment (enviro friendly ) </li></ul><ul><li>Returns benefit to the local community. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Impacts of eco-tourism. </li></ul><ul><li>Respecting other cultures (+ve) </li></ul><ul><li>Ensuring waste disposal (+ve) </li></ul><ul><li>Employ tour guides (+ve) </li></ul><ul><li>Keep vehicles to designated tracks (+ve) </li></ul><ul><li>Maximise the quality of experience for hosts and guests. (+ve) </li></ul><ul><li>Love it to death (-ve) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Buy Organic <ul><li>Consumer can buy organic foods so natural farming practices are encourage over the use of chemical based. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Land Care /Coast Care/Land for Wild Life <ul><li>Volunteer groups that look at minimising human impact on the environment </li></ul><ul><li>NB. These are not interest groups </li></ul><ul><li>Replanting trees </li></ul><ul><li>Dune stabilisation </li></ul><ul><li>Controlling pests </li></ul>
  9. 9. Energy Choice <ul><li>Purchasing renewable energy. </li></ul><ul><li>Solar and Wind (cleanest energy) </li></ul><ul><li>Hydro (??? – Dam the rivers) </li></ul><ul><li>Coal (Dirty) non renewable </li></ul>
  10. 10. Individual Behaviour <ul><li>Following “Codes of Conduct” </li></ul><ul><li>Toiletry </li></ul><ul><li>Walk on tracks </li></ul><ul><li>Use fuel stove </li></ul><ul><li>Use designated camp site </li></ul><ul><li>Eat in one area </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid harmful interaction with flora and fauna </li></ul>
  11. 11. Policies implemented by non-government Organisations <ul><li>Many companies have established their own environmental policies to reduce their impact on the environment </li></ul><ul><li>Describe two policies by a company that achieve Sustainable Ecological Development (p264/265) </li></ul>