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Conservation tourism.

Book cover for Conservation tourism.


The principal focus of this book (consisting of 13 chapters) is on the conservation contributions of commercial tourism enterprises. It presents examples and analyses of conservation tourism from around the world, using a range of different mechanisms at a variety of scales, with a focus on models, approaches and cases which seem to have been successful. It starts by presenting four particular com...


Chapter 9 (Page no: 103)

Arctic and antarctic.

This chapter looks at the tourism operations in the Arctic and the Antarctic and shows that the relationship between tourism and conservation in the Polar Regions is somewhat ambiguous. On the positive side, tourism may help to contribute to public awareness of environmental impacts and threats to conservation from other industry sectors. On the negative side, tourism in Polar Regions certainly does produce environmental impacts, especially on wildlife which forms a key tourist attraction.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Introduction. Author(s): Buckley, R.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 17) &Beyond. Author(s): Leopard, P.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 32) Wilderness safaris. Author(s): Cafema, S.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 44) Natural habitat adventures. Author(s): Lemur, R.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 53) Last descents. Author(s): Gorge, J.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 65) Asia. Author(s): Buckley, R.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 78) Oceania. Author(s): Morrison, C. Buckley, R.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 88) Australia. Author(s): Buckley, R.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 110) France and Francophone nations. Author(s): Priskin, J. Sarrasin, B.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 125) South and Central America. Author(s): Buckley, R.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 145) Southern and East Africa. Author(s): Castley, J. G.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 176) Conclusions. Author(s): Buckley, R.

Chapter details

  • Year of Publication
  • 2010
  • ISBN
  • 9781845936655
  • Record Number
  • 20103344981