HUMAN Antarctica

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  • Created on: 16-05-14 10:30
Why do tourists visit Antarctica?
wildlife, extreme and interesting environment, cruises
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What are the impacts of tourism on antarctica?
animals scared of humans- abandon their young/eggs, oil spills from cruise ships, litter, pollution
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What is the IAATO?
international association of antarctic tour operators
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What does the IAATO do?
ensure that tourism in antarctica is safe and eco-friendly
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What does the antarctic treaty say about tourism?
small scale = acceptable
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What are toursists not allowed to visit?
sites of special scientific interest
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What is the maximum number of passengers on a ships going into Antarctica?
500
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What do tourists need for activities?
permits
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