Eco-tourism Kenya

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    • Other Facts
      • Kimana Lodges - in Migration corridor between Tsvo and Amboseli
        • 3 tented camps owned and run by Kenyans
          • Maasai paid £1000 per year for use of their land
            • Driven off traditional land to make room for National Parks
              • Originally seen as a Nuisance
              • Without Masai    wildlife and vegetation is healthier and more plentiful
                • Enviromental
                  • Eco-tourism Kenya
                    • Other Facts
                      • Kimana Lodges - in Migration corridor between Tsvo and Amboseli
                        • 3 tented camps owned and run by Kenyans
                          • Maasai paid £1000 per year for use of their land
                            • Driven off traditional land to make room for National Parks
                              • Originally seen as a Nuisance
                              • Without Masai    wildlife and vegetation is healthier and more plentiful
                                • Enviromental
                                  • Until more masai can be convinced into ecotourism space for wildlife will continue to shrink
                                • More Tourism Potential
                                  • Economic
                                    • Masai involved in Eco tourism are financially better off
                                • Economic
                                  • Masai involved in Eco tourism are financially better off
                    • Social
                      • Young Masai men employed as tourist guides
                        • Masai children sent to school, and have better health care
                        • Many Masai waste money on alcohol, new problem
                        • Traditional masai culture   protected
                          • Masai  farming techniques damage enviroment - crops and cattle
                      • Until more masai can be convinced into ecotourism space for wildlife will continue to shrink
                    • More Tourism Potential
          • Social
            • Young Masai men employed as tourist guides
              • Masai children sent to school, and have better health care
              • Many Masai waste money on alcohol, new problem
              • Traditional masai culture   protected
                • Masai  farming techniques damage enviroment - crops and cattle
            • In return for not grazing cattle or chopping down trees, they rent out there land to tented camps and ecolodges each masai land owner is paid £70 per month
              • 156 have  joined their plots by the entrance to the Mara Park
                • Rented to ecolodges in the Olare Orok Complex
                  • Eco Friendly
                    • Water Conservation
                      • Low Pressure showers + recycled water
                    • Alternative fuels
                      • Solar Power
                      • burning Organic Waste blocks (briquettes)
                        • Ban of fuel wood in National Parks

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