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Well-managed tourists in Magdalena Fjord, Spitzbergen

Well-managed tourists in Magdalena Fjord, Spitzbergen

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Uploaded 13 Dec 2010 by Peter Prokosch
Year: 2010 Taken by: Peter Prokosch
Magdalena Fjord in North-west Spitsbergen, with its graves of Dutch whalers, is one of the most visited sites by tourist coming to Svalbard. And yet it is well managed. - WWF once facilitated a process of developing Arctic guidelines for tourists and tour companies. Representatives from local communities, governments, different sectors of the tourism industry, conservation organisations and scientific institutions used their experience to create ten principles and guidelines for Arctic tour ...
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