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Thinking Skills Resource: Perspectives on Sustainability in Iceland

We asked four people with unique experiences of the changes in Icelandic tourism and sustainable development to answer questions about the effects that the tourism boom has had on the environment, local people and visitors.

  Thinking Skills Resource: Perspectives on Sustainability in Iceland

Interpret, analyse and evaluate contemporary Icelandic issues

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  Thinking Skills Resource: Perspectives on Sustainability in Iceland

The resource is split into four questions and answers, each with activities, questions and extension tasks aiming to encourage students to interpret, analyse and evaluate the subjective and objective data.

Interviewees:

Ari Trausti Guðmundsson – Member and former presidential candidate of Icelandic Parliament

Inga Hlin Palsdottir – Director, Visit Iceland

Asdis Dogg Omarsdottir – Icelandic MP and former presidential candidate

Nick Taylor – Geography Teacher and School Group Tour Leader to Iceland

For more information about Icelandic tourism take a look at our blog on over-tourism myths and read the latest information from Landsbankinn.