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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feral animals can be severe on ground - nesting birds . Introduced herbivores can compete for scarce resources and alter ecosystem structure by preventing the regeneration of larger , woody plant species .
Rock ledges are reported by Giuliano ( 1994 ) to be important habitat components for cliff - nesting birds such as the Buzzard ( Buteo buteo ) , Peregrine Falcon ( Falco peregrinus ) and the Golden Eagle ( Aquila chrysaetos ) ...
Box 6.3 Bird watching at Rutland Water Nature Reserve , England Rutland Water ( Figure 6.2 ) has become one of the most ... Originally developed as a water supply reservoir the site now supports significant populations of birds and was ...
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The Ecological Perspective
Coral reef ecosystems
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