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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Marine parks , a recent phenomenon , occupy 5.2 % of Australian waters . ? The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park ( Figure 5.1 ) . with an area of 334,800 km2 , is one of the largest protected areas in the world ( Green & Paine , 1997 ) .
Box 5.3 National park and marine park zoning in Western Australia National park zoning ( terrestrial ) Five zones are applied to national park planning in Western Australia - three with very little development and two emphasising ...
Although little has been written about monitoring the effects of tourism on marine environments , several marine monitoring programmes of relevance to natural area tourism exist . The Reef Check programme aims to document human impacts ...
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