Ecotourism - Case Study

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  • Created by: HLeiper
  • Created on: 17-04-14 10:00
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  • Ecotourism Tataquara Lodge
    • Island in the Xingu River - Brazilian state Para
    • Owned by 6 local tribes
    • 15 rooms and lots of activities
    • Surrounding rainforest - variety of wildlife
    • Sustainable Development
      • Profits improve healthcare and education - increasing quality of life
      • Money to do it is generated without damaging the environment
      • Resources aren't used up - available for future generations
    • Economic Benefits
      • Owned by local tribes - income straight to local economy
      • Local produced food - more money back into the economy
    • Environmental Benefits
      • Local materials used so scenery not spoilt
      • Solar panels used
      • Local produce - less fossil fuels used to transport
    • Benefits for Locals
      • Creates jobs
      • Local income  - preserves culture
      • Profits provide health care and education

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