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Ecotourism and conservation in the Americas

Publisher: Wallingford, UK : CABI, 2008.
Series: Ecotourism book series, 7
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Using detailed case studies, regional overviews and thematic analyses, Ecotourism and Conservation in the Americas evaluates the pros and cons of ecotourism for communities and ecosystems. Focusing particularly on the Americas, perspectives are drawn from private tour operators, non-governmental conservation and development organizations, local and indigenous communities and tourism researchers. Chapters highlight  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
ISBN: 9781845934002 1845934008
OCLC Number: 781371756
Description: 1 online resource (XIV, 275 Seiten.
Contents: 1: The Bold Agenda for Ecotourism A Stronza2: Ecotourism and Conservation: The Cofan Experience R Borman3: An Ecotourism Partnership in the Peruvian Amazon J Gordillo, C Hunt, and A Stronza4: Ecotourism and Marine Protected Areas in a Time of Climate Change S C Stonich5: Fishing for Solutions: Conservation and Ecotourism in Galapagos National Park W H Durham6: A Montana Lodge and the Case for a Broadly Defined Ecotourism A Bidwell Pearce and C Ocampo-Reader7: Can Responsible Travel Exist in a Developed Country? W L Bryan8: Heritage Interpretation vs. Environmental Education as an Ecotourism Conservation Strategy J Kohl9: Educating Ecotourists: Lessons from the Field J I Dubin10: Indigenous People and Conservation in the Ecuadorian Amazon A Rodriguez11: The Ecotourism Equation: Do Economic Benefits Equal Conservation? F Pegas and A Stronza12: Protected Areas and Tourism in Cuba T Borges, L C de la Fuente, and K L Wald13: Ecotourism and Ecolodge Development in the 21st Century H Ceballos-Lascurain14: An Ecotourism Project Analysis and Evaluation Framework for International Development Donors M E Wood15: Setting Standards: Certification Programs for Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism M Honey16: The Challenge Ahead: Reversing Vicious Cycles through Ecotourism W H Durham
Series Title: Ecotourism book series, 7
Responsibility: edited by Amanda Stronza and William H. Durham.

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Using detailed case studies and regional overviews, Ecotourism and Conservation in the Americas presents the views and experiences of scholars, practitioners, tour operators, and policy makers  Read more...

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