Natural Area Tourism: Ecology, Impacts, and Management
The book covers all facets of tourism in natural areas. The book is underpinned by a strong foundation of environmental understanding. It then describes the range of impacts, which occur when tourism takes place in the natural environment and illustrates how managers can plan, develop and appropriately manage tourism developments in natural areas. Finally, the book addresses ongoing management concerns such as monitoring environmental change and the need to introduce appropriate management strategies.
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Visitor group size Common sense and some research suggest that limiting the size of groups visiting wilderness areas has ecological and social benefits ( Hammitt & Cole , 1998 ; Lucas , 1990a ) . Larger groups occupy and impact larger ...
Cole , D.N. ( 1981a ) Vegetational changes associated with recreational use and fire suppression in the Eagle Cap Wilderness , Oregon : Some management implications . Biological Conservation 20 , 247–70 . Cole , D.N. ( 1981b ) Managing ...
Cole , D.N. and Landres , P.B. ( 1995 ) Indirect effects of recreation on wildlife . In R.L. Knight and K.J. Gutzwiller ( eds ) Wildlife and Recreationists : Coexistence through Management and Research . Washington , DC : Island Press .
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The Ecological Perspective
Coral reef ecosystems
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