Essays about: "Galapagos"

Found 1 essay containing the word Galapagos.

  1. 1. The Galapagos Islands - a conflict of interests : a case study of how conservation, tourism and local interests meet, and howthat affect the islands and the residents

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Louise Arbin; [2019]
    Keywords : Conservation; tourism; governmentality; political ecology; Galapagos; Ecuador;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to examine how conservation, a growing tourism industry, and local interests meet at the Galapagos islands, Ecuador, and how that affects the islands and the people living or working there. This study is a result of a case study conducted at the Galapagos islands, mainly the island of Santa Cruz (which is the most populated island and the “economic capital”, as well as the island that has gone through the most rapid change in relation to growing tourism industry and development), done over the course of six weeks. READ MORE