Urban Development For You
How different parts of the world deal with expanding populations :
New York City
Renovations on buildings
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Each island has flora, and natural features unique to
that island, so that any introduction of foreign organisms, such as animals,
seeds, plants and insects, can cause serious problems.
The animals of the Galapagos must not be handled because this might change their behavior and destroy their
fearlessness towards people.
native of Galapagos have their own natural way of feeding, so no food of any kind
can be given to the animals .
Each year thousands of visitors come to Galapagos. Can you imagine what would
happen if each one took a shell, or a plant, or disturbed an animal...?
Marine birds, when disturbed or frightened abandon their nests,
allowing eggs and chicks to fall to the ground, or leaving them exposed to the
sun: so a distance of at least 2 meters is kept when
When visiting the islands, it is prohibited to bring pets or other animals..
To maintain the natural state of the islands, no living organism may be brought
in from the mainland or transported between islands. Plants, seeds, insects,
plagues and diseases are highly dangerous to this fragile island
9. Fishing is
not allowed aboard tourist boats.
11.Dispose of waste around visitor
sites is monitored to protect the animals
All these rules were designed to protect the natural beauty and animal of the