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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In the early 1960s the concept of carrying capacity was carried across to recreation , and especially wilderness management , as wilderness conditions deteriorated in the face of rapidly escalating levels of use .
All three concentrate use where the facilities are located , with the level of facilities provided depending on visitor ... Table 5.3 lists alternative methods of managing this form of human waste , associated levels of use and visitor ...
The first type , low impact campsites ( 38 % of campsites ) , had minimal areas and levels of vegetation and soil disturbance . These sites are generally remote from trails and water sources such as streams .
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The Ecological Perspective
Coral reef ecosystems
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