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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It also has lower extinction rates than smaller reserves and lesser edge effects . On the other hand , creating more reserves , even if they are small , reduces the possibility of a single catastrophic event , such as a fire or disease ...
Including all types of terrestrial protected areas - nature reserves , Aboriginal sites , wilderness areas , state recreation areas as well as national parks - places 7.8 % of Australia's land mass in protected areas .
There are 352 biosphere reserves in 87 countries , with many of these reserves providing for tourism . For example , Sian Ka'an biosphere reserve in Mexico , regarded as one of the flagships of the UNESCO MAB programme , is beginning to ...
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The Ecological Perspective
Coral reef ecosystems
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