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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Thus the environment - tourism relationship may be viewed from one of two standpoints : that it is either in conflict or ... planning and management which is grounded in environmental concepts and allows for sustainable development .
Box 5.10 A proposed environmental management system for natural area tourism : the North America ski areas A survey by Todd and Williams ( 1996 ) of the North American ski area industry indicated environmental management systems were ...
London : International Institute for Environment and Development . ... Belmont , CA : Wadsworth Publishing Company Baker , A. and Gentry , D. ( 1998 ) Environmental pressures on conserving cave speleothems : Effects of changing surface ...
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The Ecological Perspective
Coral reef ecosystems
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