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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Natural environments are those areas that on the whole tend to retain their natural characteristics and are not modified to any large extent by human interference with the natural landscape or processes . Such areas include patches of ...
Formal conservation of natural resources is a relatively recent phenomenon and understanding the forms and processes of the natural environment is even newer . Founders of ecology such as Forbes ( 1925 ) in the USA and Tansley ( 1935 ) ...
It is contended that in actual fact environmental management often excludes the inclusion of human visitation or use , and visitor management often minimises the significance of the natural environment . Conservation management is about ...
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The Ecological Perspective
Coral reef ecosystems
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