HUMAN Eco-tourism

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Why do people visit the Galapagos Islands?
wildlife, scenery, charles darwin, volcanoes
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Where do people fly from?
Quito or Guayaquil, Ecuador
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How many passengers are allowed on a boat?
10 - 16
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How much do tourists have to pay? What is this for?
£25 fee to promote the conservation of the galapagos islands
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What has been a problem on the insland?
4 goats were introduced, their population has now risen to 100,000
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What is a management organisation?
the galapagos island trust
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What are the environmental benefits of eco-tourism in the galapagos?
environment is conserved whilst profit is made
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What are the economic benefits to the local economy?
local businesses provide needs of tourists, companies developed to provide boat trips around the islands
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What are the economic benefits to the local residents?
employed in guest houses, on boats .etc.- reliable income, many visitors give tips which go directly to the locals
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