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Ecotourism and environmental sustainability : principles and practice

Author: Jennifer Hill; Tim Gale
Publisher: Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2009.
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Drawing on a diverse series of international case studies this book offers conceptual and practical insights into the complex interactions between ecotourism and the natural environment. The result is a critical examination of ecotourism and environmental sustainability that highlights ideas for best practice and proposes new directions for future research.
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Ecotourism and environmental sustainability.
Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2009
(DLC) 2009002110
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Hill; Tim Gale
ISBN: 9780754676218 0754676218 1282242911 9781282242913
OCLC Number: 647792948
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 259 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Cover; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; List of Contributors; Preface; PART 1 The Context of Ecotourism and Environmental Sustainability; 1 Ecotourism and Environmental Sustainability: An Introduction; 2 An Introduction to TourismEnvironment Relationships; 3 Thinking Globally about Ecotourism Impact: The Contribution of Ecological Footprint Analysis; PART 2 Thematic Case Studies; 4 A Comparative Study of Tourism Impacts on Alpine Ecosystems in the Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest) National Park, Nepaland the Huascarn National Park, Peru. 5 Tourism, Local Community and Natural Resources: Tourism Impact Assessment and Tourism Management Analysis in the Jiuzhaigou Biosphere Reserve, China6 Environmental Sustainability and Cruise Tourism in Arctic Canada; 7 Managing Bear-Viewing to Minimize Human Impacts on the Species in Alaska; 8 Pugmarks, Tyre-Tracks and Footprints: The Actual and Potential Roles of Ecotourism in Protecting Wild Tigers in India; 9 Managing Wildlife for People or People for Wildli.
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