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 ecological function of environmental corridors becomes significant here in that a number of rivers flow west to ... problem of reduced water volume due to water abstraction upstream , especially in the Crocodile River catchment .
Their study sites comprised two remote pristine watersheds in which hiking and river - bank camping occurred . Ongerth et al . ( 1995 ) found that the more heavily used Hoh River had 1-3 Giardia cysts / 100 ml of water as compared to ...
Use of water edges River banks When utilising aquatic ecosystems , such as rivers and lakes , tourism and recreational activity can be more dispersed than in the well - defined confined ' situation of a campground or walking trail .
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The Ecological Perspective
Coral reef ecosystems
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