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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Box 2.2 Relation of organisms to their environment : habitat and niche Habitat is the geographically located physical environment in which a species occurs . Occurring at various scales , habitats can be restricted areas such as a pool ...
Indirect impacts include habitat modification and impacts associated with infrastructure ( Green & Higginbottom , 2000 ; Roe et al . , 1997 ) . Liddle ( 1997 ) defines indirect impacts as a Type 2 disturbance incorporating those impacts ...
Finally , although a single large reserve will contain more species than a single small one , several small reserves are more likely to contain more species than a single large one because they are more likely to contain more habitat ...
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The Ecological Perspective
Coral reef ecosystems
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