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  • Created by: charlie
  • Created on: 10-05-14 19:00

Napal tourism - conflicts

  • 4000x world health stands water pollution 
  • 300,000 people arrrive per year 
  • Himalyas 12,000 visit with 3000 residents 
  • everest national park 

DEFORESTATION 

  • population + tourism increase 
  • inc. flood risk + destroyed habitats
  • footpath erosion = silt in rivers 
  • wood - heating, cooking, construction 
  • 1 SHOWER = 3 TREES (slowly growing in cold environment)

LITTER

  • used to be 2/3 metres high - cleanup funded by mountaineers 
  • $6000 depoit + refunded if litter taken home 

REFORESTATION - 5cm / year tree growth 

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