Ecotourism How There Is a Better Way

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Ecotourism (in Kenya) A form of tourism meant to conserve the environmentInvolves the exploration and touristry of natural areas for enjoyment and appreciationThe helpful alternative to usual mass tourism, which degrades the environment Considered extremely important since the 1980s by environmentalists Strategy for achieving sustainable development Huge percentage of economic activity and of the GDP in many African countries including KenyaMost ecotourists are Americans, others are Canadian, European, and AustralianMany ecotourism projects do not meet the standards of a true ecotourism areaSometimes plays a role in degrading the environment although it is meant to do the oppositeBelieved to have started happening in the 1970sDambisa MoyoBorn in Zambia in 1969 An international economist- analyzes macroeconomy and global affairsPart of the boards of Barclays Bank(joined in 2010), Seagate Technology(joined in 2015),Barrick Gold (joined in 2011),  Chevron Corporation(joined in 2016)Earned  an MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School, a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and MBA from American University,, and a DPhil in Economics from Oxford. Worked for Goldman Sachs for eight years and for World Bank for two years Wrote three New York Times best-selling books: Dead Aid: Why Aid Is Not Working and How There Is a Better Way for Africa (written in 2009), Winner Take All: China’s Race for Resources and What It Means for the World(written in 2012) , and How the West Was Lost: Fifty Years of Economic Folly – And the Stark Choices that Lie Ahead (written in 2011), Her most famous book is Dead Aid: Why Aid Is Not Working and How There Is a Better Way for Africa and is very controversial because it explains that donations to Africa do not actually reduce poverty ratesHas received 7 different awards on her work: World Economic Forum Young Global Leader (2009), Handelsblatt 25 Great Thinkers (2015), TIME 100 (2009), Hayek Lifetime Achievement Award (2013), GQ and Editorial Intelligence’s The 100 Most Connected Women (2014), Oprah Winfrey’s O’s  Power List (2009), Thinker’s 50 Thinkers of the Month ( 2015)African Penguin The binomial name is the Spheniscus demersus Also known as the black-footed penguin and the jackass penguin Are carnivores, primarily feed on fish and squidWas once extremely numerous but the population has declined drastically in the past decades Found along the coast of South Africa and 24 neighboring islands in 27 colonies The only penguin species that breeds in Africa, which is how the name African Penguin was created The only penguin species that lives in non-freezing temperatures Believed to be one of the first penguins humans discoveredAre black, white, and grey, with have pink glands above the eyesTheir life span is 10-15 years long.

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