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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The increased levels of nutrients give rise to dramatic increases in algal biomass and the resultant intense metabolic activity reduces the oxygen content of the water . Deoxygenation of rivers and lakes results in the death of fish and ...
Besides speleothem deterioration , fauna such as bats may decline as a result of increased visitation to caves ( Craven , 1999 ) . Caves that receive large numbers of visitors are also subject to track degradation and pathways can ...
This increase is due to several factors including changing mobility . ... Also , at least in the 1960s and 1970s , people had increased leisure time to access , enjoy and become concerned about natural area management .
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The Ecological Perspective
Coral reef ecosystems
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