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Alps, The: Opportunities and Challenges

Synopsis
Filmed in Chamonix in the French Alps, this DVD looks at the social, economic and environmental opportunities and challenges facing the region. The resource explores the variety of activities in the area, including tourism, HEP and farming. It examines their impact, the conflicts that arise between them and how they can be sustainably managed within the context of a fragile environment and climate change. Examples of eco-tourism are provide and the risk from avalanches is assessed.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2014
Notes
Pumpkin DVDs come with a free site licence for schools. HE/FE Institutions need to buy a site licence.
Subjects
Geography; Travel & tourism
Keywords
Alps; climate change; economic geography; environmental issues; farming; mountains; tourism

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£49.00
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
35 minutes
Year
2014

Distributor

Name

Pumpkin Interactive

Email
orders@pumpkin-interactive.co.uk.
Web
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Phone
+44 (0) 01179 240 250
Fax
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Address
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United Kingdom

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