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1

How many tourists visit the New forest each year?

15 million, they contribute towards the economy

2

Why is tourism bad in the new Forest?

Increases litter
causes erosion of paths
Increases air polloution from traffic

3

What percent of the new forest is privately owned?

40%
and it is often left unmanaged

4

How is the New Forest managed sustainably?

new trees planted
controlled tree felling
restricted lumber work (to minimise disturbance on nesting birds)
pesticide use limited
Green leaf tourism scheme
raising awareness on sustainibility
landowners funded to plant trees

5

What is the Green Leaf Tourism Scheme?

a scheme which encourages businesses to take steps toward a more sustainable society such as car free zones and minimal waste.

6

Why is tourism Good in the new Forest?

they contribute towards the economy