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Environmental impacts of ecotourism

Author: Ralf Buckley
Publisher: Wallingford, Oxon, UK ; Cambridge, MA, USA : CABI Pub., ©2004.
Series: Ecotourism book series, no. 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"All forms of tourism have impacts on the natural environment. The impacts of ecotourism tend to be concentrated in areas of highest conservation value, hence the need to manage and minimize these. The book considers impacts of particular activities, such as hiking and camping, off-road vehicles and recreational boats, as well as impacts specific to certain ecosystems, e.g. marine environments, polar coasts,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ralf Buckley
ISBN: 0851998100 9780851998107
OCLC Number: 53325105
Description: xii, 389 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Impacts positive and negative: links between ecotourism and environment / Ralf Buckley --
The cost of getting there: Impacts of travel to ecotourism destinations / David Simmons, Susanne Becken --
Impacts of tourism-related in-migration: The Greater Yellowstone Region / Jerry Johnson --
Impacts of hiking and camping on soils and vegetation: a review / David Cole --
Environmental impacts associated with recreational horse riding / David Newsome, David Cole, Jeff Marion --
Environmental impacts of motorised off-highway vehicles / Ralf Buckley --
Impacts of tourboats in marine environments / Jan Warnken, Troy Byrnes --
Impacts of recreational power boating on freshwater ecosystems / Thorsten Mosisch, Angela Arthington --
Ecological impacts of tourism in terrestrial polar ecosystems / Bruce Forbes, Christopher Monz, Anne Tolvanen --
Ecological impacts and management of tourist engagements with cetaceans / James Higham, David Lusseau --
Impacts of ecotourism on birds / Ralf Buckley --
Impacts of ecotourism on terrestrial wildlife / Ralf Buckley --
Environmentally sustainable trail management / Jeff Marion, Yu-Fai Leung --
Managing impacts of camping / Yu-Fai Leung, Jeff Marion --
Visitor perceptions of recreation-related resource impacts / Robert Manning, Steven Lawson, Peter Newman, Megha Budruk, William Valliere, Danial Laven, James Bacon --
Managing impacts of ecotourism through use rationing and allocation / Robert Manning --
Using ecological impact measurements to design visitor management / Ralf Buckley --
Reducing impacts through interpretation, Lamington National Park / Carolyn Littlefair --
Campsite impacts in Prince William Sound, Alaska USA / Christopher Monz, Paul Twardock --
The role of tourism in spreading dieback disease in Australian vegetation / Ralf Buckley, Narelle King, Tatia Zubrinich --
Instream bacteria as a low-threshold management indicator of tourist impacts in conservation reserves / Wiebke Warnken, Ralf Buckley --
Four-wheel drive vehicle impacts in the Central Coast Region of Western Australia / Julianna Priskin --
Ecological impacts of ecotourist visitation on macroalgal beds in Pacific Rim National Park Reserve / Martin Robards, Lilian Alessa, Andrew Kliskey --
Understanding use and users at Itatiaia National Park, Brazil / Teresa Magro, Maria De Barros --
Impacts and management of hikers in Kavkazsky National Park Reserve, Russia / Vera Chizhova.
Series Title: Ecotourism book series, no. 2.
Responsibility: edited by Ralf Buckley.
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All forms of tourism have impacts on the natural environment. The impacts of ecotourism tend to be concentrated in areas of highest conservation value, hence the need to manage and minimize these.  Read more...

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