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Financing Marine Protected Areas through visitors fees a possible solution to for biodiversity conservation

P. Padilla & A. Ospina
2016
Tourism
Pacific
English
Online

This article analyzes the possibilities of implementing visitor fees to finance a MPA in southern Chile. The research undertaken among potential visitors is analyzed and the conclusion is that visitor fees might be a solution for sustainable financing, however it always needs to be supported by other ways of income. Also, the author states that education is key in conservation.