Natural Area Tourism: Ecology, Impacts, and Management
Channel View Publications, 2002 - 340 pages
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 Perspective
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The Philosophy of Ecosystem Tourism
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