Santa Lucia-Ecotourism

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  • Created on: 01-06-16 15:33
What is ecotourism?
Tourism that benefits local people and enviroment, focusing on conservation and stewardship
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What is sustainable development?
Improving the quality of life and doing it in a way that doesnt prevent future generations getting what they need.
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Where is Santa Lucia?
In Ecuador, on the western slopes of the cloud forest.
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How has the cloud forest changed and what are facts and figs?
It is endangered/Once covered 14% of Ecuador now only 6%/Only 0.2% of earth's land mass but 10% of known species live ther/
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What are the 2 economical benefits?
More jobs for local people/Money made is invested back into the community
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What are the 4 environmental benefits?
Ecolodge made out of wood/ Conservation projects done by tourists/ Tourists take info back home about conservation and protecting environment/Cooks use local veg&fruit
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What are the 4 social benefits?
Managed&run 100% by local people/Helps local people understand importance of the environment/ Teaches local people new skills eg computers/ Money for infrastructure for local community as money goes back into community
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What is sustainable development?

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Improving the quality of life and doing it in a way that doesnt prevent future generations getting what they need.

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Where is Santa Lucia?

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How has the cloud forest changed and what are facts and figs?

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What are the 2 economical benefits?

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