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El Ecoturismo en Costa Rica (pt 2/3)

El Ecoturismo en Costa Rica (pt 2/3)
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Key Info
  • El Ecoturismo en Costa Rica (pt 2/3)
  • Duration: 02:17
  • A Costa Rican tour company has developed educational programmes to promote appreciation and understanding of the ecology of Costa Rica. We accompany Carlos Alberto López on his school visit to the forests of Costa Rica. Carlos Alberto explains how Costa Rica's geographical position between North and South America has contributed to its rich biodiversity and its vast array of amphibian and insect life.
  • Subject:

    Spanish

       Topic:

    Holidays and Tourism

  • Keywords: el bosque seco, el bosque tropical húmedo, es un país tropical, con una ámplia diversidad, mucha variedad de clima
Ideas for use in class
  • A class might use this report as an introduction to the concept of 'el ecoturismo'. Groups could note down how Carlos defines his role, then research further, coming up with sub-definitions such as: mínimos impactos al medio ambiente; participación activa de las comunidades locales; educación para la conservación; maximar la derrama económica en la comunidad.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 4x3

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