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Antarctic tourism and environmental impact assessment

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Kriwoken, L (1995) Antarctic tourism and environmental impact assessment. All Australian Educational Magazine, 30. pp. 28-33.

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Abstract

Arriving by ship and airplane, 8500 tourists visited Antarctica in the 1993-94 season. As tourist numbers grow, the associated environmental impact increases during the short Antarctic summer. Most Antarctic seaborne and airborne tourism companies are members of the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (lAATO) and must abide by strict environmental guidelines. Increasingly tourism companies are conducting environmental impact assessments.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Antarctica; tourism; environmental impact; assessments; International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators; IAATO; EIA
Journal or Publication Title: All Australian Educational Magazine
Page Range: pp. 28-33
Date Deposited: 04 Feb 2008 21:56
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 03:27
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/2974
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