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Ecotourism and sustainable development : who owns paradise?

Author: Martha Honey
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Island Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Ecotourism is defined as responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves the welfare of local people." "In Ecotourism and Sustainable Development, Martha Honey presents an overview of the ecotourism industry and a first-hand account of ecotourism projects around the world. Based on interviews and visits to ecotourist hotspots in Latin America and Africa, the book offers a vivid  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Honey, Martha.
Ecotourism and sustainable development.
Washington, D.C. : Island Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)607351445
Online version:
Honey, Martha.
Ecotourism and sustainable development.
Washington, D.C. : Island Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)609600600
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martha Honey
ISBN: 1559635819 9781559635813 1559635827 9781559635820
OCLC Number: 40311503
Description: x, 405 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: In search of the golden toad --
The world travel industry : going "green"? --
Ecotourism today --
The Galápagos Islands : test site for theories of evolution and ecotourism --
Costa Rica : on the beaten path --
Cuba : growth of tourism and ecotourism during the "special period" --
Tanzania : whose Eden is it? --
Zanzibar : ecotourism on a Muslim island --
Kenya, the Mzee of ecotourism in Africa : early experiments, foreign aid, and private reserves --
South Africa : people and parks under majority rule.
Responsibility: Martha Honey.
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Presents an overview of the ecotourism industry and an account of ecotourism projects around the world. Based on interviews and visits to ecotourist spots in Latin America and Africa, this book  Read more...

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