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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Five types of corridor are recognised : environmental ( river with riparian vegetation ) ; disturbance ( trails and roads ) ; remnant ( strips of woodland / natural road reserves ) ; regenerated ( European hedgerows ) and introduced ...
disturbance to wildlife due to noise and traffic and road kills ( Figure 2.12 ) . Roads however are an important means of access into and through natural areas and their ecological significance has been highlighted in Chapter 2 ...
Where roads and trails are located and not located in natural areas is a powerful management tool . Road and trail location is an acceptable , unobtrusive way to influence visitor use . Areas deliberately kept free of roads and trails ...
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The Ecological Perspective
Coral reef ecosystems
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