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What are impacts caused by?

Vehicle exhaustion, building construction, fuel storage / disposal of waste


Capacity of the ships?

50-100 people


Lindblad plan - tourists?

Groups are divided into boatloads of around 20 each led by expert guides


Research findings showing Antarctica has been little affected?

Vegetation damage is due to seal breeding (natural)
No litter from tourists its the scientists
No stress caused to penguins


Research findings showing concern?

Ecosystem is extremely fragile
Tourist season coincides with peak breeding season
Cultural heritage pressure