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The Ecotourism Game

Forest panorama

Run the ecotourism project communally

Word has already gotten out about your project. Tourists are starting to arrive. You take them on walks in the rainforest and swimming in the waterfall. They seem like good people who are sincerely curious about the forest and the Quichua. Though you're nervous about doing a good job, you enjoy the tourists and even make a few friends.

But you need a place for them to sleep. Should they sleep on simple mats in people's homes, or should you build a tourist compound with cabins and a dining hut?

There has been little change in land use. Currently about a third of all community land is primary rainforest.
100% pile of plants
75% pile of coins
Tourists pay only $40 a day, but the money has a big impact. At this rate, each household will make about $300, or 50%, more this year than last year.

What do you think?

Let tourists eat and sleep in Quichua homes
Build a tourist compound

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