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1

What are impacts caused by?

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

2

Capacity of the ships?

50-100 people

3

Lindblad plan - tourists?

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

4

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

5

Research findings showing concern?

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