The Goose with the Golden Eggs: Tourism on Costa Rica's Pacific Coast

This educational video examines the impacts of large-scale resort and vacation home developments along Costa Rica's Pacific Coast, as well as cruise ship arrivals. Through interviews with community members, government and park officials tour guides and hoteliers, activists and experts, the film portrays the challenges coastal communities are facing over water, beach access, land ownership, protection of mangroves and more.

Produced and directed by award-winning filmmakers Charlene Music and Peter Jordan, this video was commissioned by the Center for Responsible Travel (CREST) and Fundacion Corcovado to further public understanding and discussion around different models of coastal tourism.
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