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Nature-based tourism, environment and land management.

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This book looks at the economic, social and environmental consequences of nature-based tourism, and its effects on land managers. It discusses the importance of links and partnerships, as well as the conflicts, between commercial tourism interests and land management agencies. The book includes 15 technical chapters drawn from the Fenner Conference on Nature Tourism and the Environment, held in Canberra, Australia in 2001, plus 3 introductory chapters and a concluding chapter. The book is indexed.


Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) The practice and politics of tourism and land management. Author(s): Buckley, R.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 7) Nature-based tourism and sustainability: issues and approaches. Author(s): Pickering, C. Weaver, D. B.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 11) Sustainable tourism: world trends and challenges ahead. Author(s): Yunis, E.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 17) Private reserves: the conservation corporation Africa model. Author(s): Carlisle, L.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 25) Applying public-purpose marketing in the USA to protect relationships with public lands. Author(s): Watson, A. E. Borrie, W. T.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 35) The financial liability of park managers for visitor injuries. Author(s): McDonald, J.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 51) Visitor fees, tour permits and asset and risk management by parks agencies: Australian case study. Author(s): Buckley, R. Witting, N. Guest, M.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 61) The net economic benefits of recreation and timber production in selected New South Wales native forests. Author(s): Ward, J.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 77) Moving nearer to heaven: growth and change in the Greater Yellowstone Region, USA. Author(s): Johnson, J. Maxwell, B. Aspinall, R.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 89) Visitor-impact data in a land-management context. Author(s): Buckley, R. King, N.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 101) Small recreational and tourist vessels in inshore coastal areas: a characterization of types of impacts. Author(s): Warnken, J. Byrnes, T.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 111) Establishing best-practice environmental management: lessons from the Australian tour-boat industry. Author(s): Byrnes, T. Warnken, J.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 123) Impacts of nature tourism on the Mount Kosciuszko alpine area, Australia. Author(s): Pickering, C. Johnston, S. Green, K. Enders, G.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 137) Ecological change as a result of winter tourism: snow manipulation in the Australian Alps. Author(s): Pickering, C. Hill, W.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 151) A method for calculating environmental sensitivity to walker trampling in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. Author(s): Whinam, J. Chilcott, N. Ling, R. Wyatt, P.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 167) Modelling potential for nature-based tourism. Author(s): Arrowsmith, C.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 181) Contributions of non-consumptive wildlife tourism to conservation. Author(s): Higginbottom, K. Tribe, A. Booth, R.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 197) Balancing conservation and visitation in protected areas. Author(s): Bushell, R.

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • International Centre for Ecotourism Research, Griffith University, PMB 50, Gold Coast Mail Centre, Qld 9726, Australia.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2003
  • ISBN
  • 9780851997322
  • Record Number
  • 20033194507