Explore how increasing and more diverse use of the rural landscape for leisure and tourism activities may lead to complex conflicts as more players are involved - Edexcel A2 Geography Unit 4 Essay Plan

This is an essay plan I produced following the released advanced information for the Edexcel A2 Geography Unit 4 Geographical research, January 2011 exam. It is specifically for option 6: Consuming the Rural Landscape: Leisure and Tourism

It includes:

  • Key things to mention in the introduction
  • Key models/concepts related to the question
  • 3 Case studies showing how increasing and more diverse use of the rural landscape for leisure and tourism may lead to complex conflicts as more players are involved:
  1. Lake District National Park
  2. Machu Picchu
  3. Antarctica
  • 1 Case study illustrating how increasing and more diverse use of the rural landscape for leisure and tourism does not always lead to complex conflicts as more players are involved
  1. North Yorkshire Heather moorlands
  • The report ends by looking at future global conflicts that could be caused by leisure and tourism
  1. Global Food Security
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A2 Geography ­ Unit 4 26th January 2011
Geographical Research ­ CRL: L&T

Explore how increasing and more diverse use of the rural landscape for leisure and
tourism activities may lead to complex conflicts as more players are involved

Research different leisure and tourism activities in contrasting locations which show…

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A2 Geography ­ Unit 4 26th January 2011
Geographical Research ­ CRL: L&T

Exploration ­ small number of visitors
exploring the area
Involvement ­ sees benefit from
investment, increasing visitor numbers
Further grow results in the arrival of
mass numbers
Carrying capacity is eventually reached
Management is successful ­
Rejuvenation…

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A2 Geography ­ Unit 4 26th January 2011
Geographical Research ­ CRL: L&T

In the LDNP, 18% of all houses are either second homes or holiday homes
University of York report 2005 entitled "The impact of empty holiday homes on
the sustainability of rural communities":
o LDNP is attractive to…

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A2 Geography ­ Unit 4 26th January 2011
Geographical Research ­ CRL: L&T

Environmentalists: It is expected that the new bridge will bring
increasing visitors to the site, further eroding the ruins which
already has to cope with 2,500 visitors a day
Cusco national cultural institute: the site is not…

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A2 Geography ­ Unit 4 26th January 2011
Geographical Research ­ CRL: L&T

In recent years, tourists have often got into difficulty, and one
rescue attempt provided by a helicopter ended up crashing into the
sea
The Antarctic Treaty members are annoyed as there is no
guarantee these crashed vehicles…

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A2 Geography ­ Unit 4 26th January 2011
Geographical Research ­ CRL: L&T

CONCLUSION

It can be agreed with that increasing and more diverse use of the rural landscape
for L&T activities may lead to complex conflicts as more players are involved
Lake District National Park case study, Machu Picchu…

Comments

Zoe Lax

Hi there, do you have any notes on option 67 edexcel consuming the rural landscape - leisure and tourism? You helped me a lot! Thankyou x

Zoe Lax

sorry, option 6!

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