Presentation on theme: "1) Malham receives approx. 100,000 visits per year 2) 65% of houses in Malham are used as holiday homes 3) Eroded paths have been restored in the Goredale."— Presentation transcript:
1) Malham receives approx. 100,000 visits per year 2) 65% of houses in Malham are used as holiday homes 3) Eroded paths have been restored in the Goredale area with money raised from the car park fees 4) Billboards have been encouraged in Malham to attract businesses 5) New jobs are created in the local coffee shop 6) The Farmer at Town Head Farm has opened a campsite charging £10 a night per tent 7) Visitors park on the narrow village streets causing congestion. This stops locals going about their activities & access for emergency vehicles is severely restricted.
What can you remember about………? As a group come up with a definition and write in your books 5mins limit L/O - To investigate ecotourism and a case study of this
Core definition: Ecotourism is a branch of sustainable tourism which means conserving the environment and improves the well being of local people. Minimise negative impacts of tourism Educate visitors about the environment & culture Contribute to conservation efforts Employ local people & help local community financially Cooperate with local people to manage natural areas Provide a positive experience for both visitor & host
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Choose one eco-tourist destination that you have studied. Explain how tourism has been managed to protect the environment and the local people (6) 1)Wind and sun are used to produce electricity (1) which reducing the impact on the environment. 2)Local women create tie dye and batik, or Jembe drums using hand made skills (1), there is a shop where these are sold (1). 20% of profits go to local community (1) 3)The project has its own vegetable garden which protects the environment which grows such crops as papaya, banana etc. this means they do not have to be flown into the camp (1). Ducks are kept with provide eggs (1). The Gambians who run the gardens recycle everything that they have a use for (1) 4)All the toilets are composting toilets which means all harmful substances to the environment are removed (1) 5)Water is not wasted so that the camp is environmentally friendly- water is stored and used for washing clothes, and watering the gardens (1). Hot water is heated by the sun and only lasts 5 mins to reduce waste (1). 6)The company employs 22 local people from Gunjur (1). The employees receive training and are paid for the whole year, as usually this work is seasonal (1). They get medical and dental care and the opportunity for promotion and careers (1).
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Discuss in your group the question above and list 4 points that might be a problem with eco-tourism. (Refer to the case study where possible) Be ready to feedback to the rest of the class in 3 minutes Does eco-tourism really work? L/O - To investigate ecotourism and a case study of this