1. What is sustainable tourism?
- To make the maximum amount from the area.
- Finding a balance between the limits and use of the environment, to ensure that tourism does not damage the initial attraction
- Finding a scheme that ensures the area is environment is okay for the next 5 years.
- To make it economically viable.
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2. How are the coral reefs damaged?
- Waste and litter
- All of these
- Boat pollution and anchors
- Divers stepping on coral, and breaking it off
3. What would happen if tourism was unsustainable?
- The money generated would stay level.
- It would begin to struggle, but it would continue as people would still want to visit even when it is no longer beautiful.
- It would destroy the reef, essentially self-destructing the tourism market as people would no longer visit.
- Tourism would remain being the largest commercial activity for the Reef.
4. Tourism negatively effects one local population particularly- who?
- The fishing industry- its more economically viable to complete boat trips than fish.
- The local shopkeepers- they cannot keep up with the amount of business they get.
- The local indigenous people- they fish and have ceremonial activities on the reef.
- The residents- the roads are filled with congestion all year round.
5. What is the Environmental Management Charge and how much is it?
- AU$500 per month: Each tourist operator pays this to GBRMPA for research and management
- AU$35 per trip: Each tourist operator pays this to GBRMPA for research and management
- AU$3.50 per visitor: Each tourist operator pays this to GBRMPA for research and management
- AU$350 per year: Each tourist operator pays this to GBRMPA for research and management
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