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1

What is responsible tourism?

The idea of encouraging a balance between the demands of tourism and the need to protect the environment.

2

What is sustainable management?

A form of management that ensures that developments are lost lasting and non-harmful to the environment.

3

What is a fragile environment?

Places that are easily damaged and difficult to manage.

4

Give an example of a fragile environment?

In areas covered in snow and ice there's only a short growing season so plant don't have time to recover if they are damaged and decay is slow because it's so cold so pollution/litter remains in the environment for a long time.

5

Name 5 winter sports that tourists do in glaciers and around them.

Museums.
Paragliding.
Snowboarding.
Heated swimming pools in spas.
Skiing.

6

Name 5 summer sports that tourists do in glaciers and around them.

Glacier sightseeing.
Hiking.
Mountain biking.
Rock climbing.
Rafting.

7

If tourists are allowing new businesses to develop, what does this mean?
What impact does this have?

Job opportunities for people in these remote areas.
Positive economic impact.

8

Lots of new businesses set up for tourists, including?
What impact does this have?

Restaurants, hotel, sporting companies.
Positive economic impact on local economy.