Make tourism more respectful of marine life.

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1. Resource 4 : we know that 1/3 of the CO2 generated by human activities has been absorbed by the ocean, which acidifies and kills many species. How could tourisme reduce its carbon footprint ?

1.1. airplane pollution

1.1.1. Google research


1.2.1. Airlines could fly more efficient aircraft, use new technologies to set more efficient flightpaths and reduce delays, use sustainable lower-carbon alternative fuels, or invest in emissions offsets within or outside of the aviation sector.

2. The protection of the marine ecosystem is an environnemental and an economic issue. How could the tourism economy become sustainable by saving the marine life ?

3. Resource 1 : look at the sources of pollution

3.1. marine tourism polution

3.1.1. Google research


3.2.1. The water pollution from tourism is mainly due to cruise ships, which benefits from the lack of regulations in the international waters. These ships dump a lot of waste and use heavy fuel oil. The worst are effluents, untreated streams of waste that flow into our natural water and airways. Resource 2 : focus on the cruise ships issue cruise ships pollution How bad for the environment are cruise ships? | Global Ideas

4. Resource 9 : search example of people creating eco-friendly tourism sites

4.1. eco-tourism ocean

4.1.1. Youtube research

4.2. Can eco-tourism help save the ocean? | The Economist

4.2.1. This is an exemple of a private entreprise doing conservation. The conservation of the natural resources is the central asset of they business. This Hotel employ people to protect the marine biodiversity, per example by stopping fisherman fishing in this protected area.

5. Resource 5 : look at other sources of pollution

5.1. tourism marine pollution

5.1.1. Google research

5.2. Tourism is damaging the ocean. Here’s what we can do to protect it

5.2.1. As the number of beachgoers has been growing, so has the use of sun protection products. Many people are unaware but 14,000 tonnes of toxic sunscreen make their way to the underwater world each year. In fact, as many as 82,000 kinds of chemicals from personal care products end up in the oceans. The use of chemical sunscreen, water pollution, coral diseases, rising sea temperatures and ocean acidification, lead to deformations in juvenile corals, bleaching of reefs and prevent corals from growing, reproducing and surviving. In 2018, Hawaii, Mexico and Aruba announced a ban on non-biodegradable sunscreen lotions. Resource 6 : where sunscreens are prohibited. sunscreen prohibition 6 Places with Sunscreen Bans, and What You Need to Know

6. Resource 7 : look how tourism could have a positive impact of marine life

6.1. tourism protecting marine life

6.1.1. Google research

6.2. Tourism: Committed to Preserving Life below Water | United Nations

6.2.1. Tourism could become one of the best tools to further the protection of oceans and seas globally, and the private sector could play a crucial role. Hotels could sponsor campaigns raising awareness about the fragility of the oceans and foster initiatives informing travellers about marine life and species such as dolphins, whales and coral reefs. In addition, civil society coalitions could form to promote sustainable practices in seaside areas. Resource 8 eco tourism marine life Marine Ecotourism - Natural Numbers EP 06 Resource 10 protecting marine life tourism Protecting the Great Barrier Reef - Tourism

7. I began by searching for the sources of marine pollution. Cruise ships, aiplanes and sunscreen seem to be important. Doing my research, I discovered that to protection of marine life is not only an stake, it is also an enconic opportunity. Many tourism operators have already started creating ecotourism sites, which are economically and ecologically very interesting.