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Antarctic Sustainability: Regulations and measures from IAATO and Expedition Cruise Operator

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DOI: 10.23977/erej.2020.040109 | Downloads: 0 | Views: 16

Author(s)

Kovey Chan 1,2

Affiliation(s)

1 Founder, Kool Wayfarers Travel Limited, Shen Zhen 518026, China
2 Master of Social Science in Sustainable Tourism, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong 999077, China

Corresponding Author

Kovey Chan

ABSTRACT

With a growing number of visitors travelling to Antarctica and diversified tour activities conducted there, many environmentalists, academics and insiders have begun to concern about Antarctic sustainability. This article will introduce existing measures and regulations for the sustainability in Antarctic tourism in recent years from International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) and expedition cruise operators.

KEYWORDS

Antarctica, Sustainable Tourism, IAATO, Expedition, Cruise

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Kovey Chan, Antarctic Sustainability: Regulations and measures from IAATO and Expedition Cruise Operator . Environment, Resource and Ecology Journal (2020) 4: 62-65. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.23977/erej.2020.040109.

REFERENCES

[1] RAMON FARRENY et al, 2011, Carbon dioxide emissions of Antarctic tourism 
[2] Antarctic Science 23 (6), 556–566 (2011) & Antarctic Science Ltd 2011
[3] Tourism in Antarctica, 2019, The International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO).
[4] IAATO Official Website, available at <https://iaato.org/ >.
[5] Polar Latitudes Official Website, available at <https://polar-latitudes.com>, updated 2020.

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