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Ecotourism and conservation in the Americas.

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This book with 9 parts contains 16 chapters on ecoutourism and conservation in the Americas. The book aims to fulfill its mission, and to offer professionals in conservation and ecotourism organizations, non-governmental organizations and government offices, particularly in the USA and Latin America, a worthy assessment of ecotourism's tangible impacts in the Americas. It also provides useful case studies, testimonies of 'ecotourism at work' in the field, and regional overviews for students and their professors in university classrooms.


Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 3) The bold agenda of ecotourism. Author(s): Stronza, A.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 21) Ecotourism and conservation: the Cofan experience. Author(s): Borman, R.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 30) An ecotourism partnership in the Peruvian Amazon: the case of Posada Amazonas. Author(s): Gordillo Jordan, J. F. Hunt, C. Stronza, A.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 51) Ecotourism and marine protected areas in a time of climate change. Author(s): Stonich, S. C.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 66) Fishing for solutions: ecotourism and conservation in Galapagos National Park. Author(s): Durham, W. H.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 93) Can responsible travel exist in a developed country? Author(s): Bryan, W. L.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 114) A Montana lodge and the case for a broadly defined ecotourism. Author(s): Pearce, A. B. Ocampo-Raeder, C.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 127) Environmental interpretation versus environmental education as an ecotourism conservation strategy. Author(s): Kohl, J.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 141) Educating ecotourists: lessons from the field. Author(s): Dubin, J.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 155) Tourism, indigenous peoples and conservation in the Ecuadorian Amazon. Author(s): Rodríguez, A.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 163) Ecotourism equations: do economic benefits equal conservation? Author(s): Pêgas, F. de V. Stronza, A.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 179) Protected areas and tourism in Cuba. Author(s): Hernándes, T. B. Fuente, L. C. de la Wald, K. L.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 193) Ecotourism and ecolodge development in the 21st century. Author(s): Ceballos-Lascurain, H.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 207) An ecotourism project analysis and evaluation framework for international development donors. Author(s): Wood, M. E.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 234) Setting standards: certification programmes for ecotourism and sustainable tourism. Author(s): Honey, M.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 265) The challenge ahead: reversing vicious cycles through ecotourism. Author(s): Durham, W. H.

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-2261, USA.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2008
  • ISBN
  • 9781845934002
  • Record Number
  • 20083258104