A new controversial resort was built in Guanacaste, Costa Rica. Guanacaste is the driest area in Costa Rica, which leads to water concerns. The new resort was granted water rights by the Costa Rican government without consulting locals from the surrounding area. The area village water supply has decreased by 65%, and as a result, it has left locals struggling to maintain their way of life in the primarily agricultural area. In addition, beach chairs from the resort now block important nesting grounds for Olive Ridley sea turtles.
Pressure from special interest groups and community members led the resort to take action to conserve water and protect sea turtles.
All of the following activities lower the environmental impact of the resort EXCEPT