Extreme Environment - Case Study

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  • Created by: HLeiper
  • Created on: 17-04-14 09:44
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  • Extreme Environment Antarctica
    • South Pole
    • 98% ice
    • Tourists rising from 7413 in 96/96 to 46 000 in 07/08
    • Attractions
      • Scenery
      • Wildlife
      • Activity
      • Element of risk
      • Something different
    • Impacts
      • Tourists destroy vegetation, disturb wildlife and litter
      • Introduce non-native species or diseases and wipe out species
      • Spillage from fuel tankers - kill wildlife
    • Protect Antartica
      • Limits on tourism - only ships with fewer the 500 people and only 100 on land at time
      • Protected areas off limits
      • Wildlife should not be disturbed
      • No litter
      • Supervision at all times
      • Waste deposed of safely
      • Plant protection

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