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Cover for A bioregion in jeopardy: the strategic challenge of amenity migration in Baguio, the Philippines.

This chapter synthesizes and extends three previous studies of amenity migration in the Baguio bioregion of central Luzon Island, the Philippines. It details the historical evolution of amenity migration and its impacts on the region's unique environment and culture. The chapter focuses on the...

Author(s)
Glorioso, R. S.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990842)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A history of human interaction with forests.

This chapter discusses the history of human interaction with forests. Specifically, the chapter provides brief discussion on the following topics: forests and humans before agriculture; environmental impacts on plants and animals before humans; development of forests, grasslands, and the human...

Author(s)
Sands, R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641560)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A method for calculating environmental sensitivity to walker trampling in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area.

A walking-track management strategy has been prepared as a framework to manage the impacts of walkers in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, Australia. The main components of the strategy include: a system of categorizing tracks, based on the zoning of the area and the level of track...

Author(s)
Whinam, J.; Chilcott, N.; Ling, R.; Wyatt, P.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997322)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for "Alternative transportation" at Grand Teton.

Roads in Grand Teton National Park were designed to accommodate visitors in automobiles, and most visitors travel through the park in this way. But with narrow or nonexistent shoulders, roads present a challenge for those wishing to travel through the park in other ways (Conflict). To increase...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845939311)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'Criteria and indicators for sustainable forest management'. Papers  presented at a IUFRO/CIFOR/FAO conference 'Sustainable forest management: fostering stakeholder input to advance development of scientifically based indicators' held in Melbourne, Australia, August 1998.

The book contains the peer-reviewed, revised and edited invited keynote, overview and review papers presented at a IUFRO/CIFOR/FAO conference for each of the seven generic sustainability criteria for forest management. The sustainability criteria covered are: (i) social and economic functions and...

Author(s)
Raison, R. J.; Brown, A. G.; Flinn, D. W.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993928)
Type
Book; Conference proceedings
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Cover for 'If that's a moose, I'd hate to see a rat!' Visitors' perspectives on naturalness and their consequences for ecological integrity in peripheral natural areas of New Zealand.

It is suggested that there is a great deal of confusion over some species of flora/fauna - what they are, their role, their place, their right to exist in a certain location, and their management. This chapter explores this confusion over species, in terms of what visitors see as being natural or...

Author(s)
Lovelock, B.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931773)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for "No bad trip in Glacier".

Glacier National Park is known as a backpacker's paradise, and for much of the park's history, little regulation of backcountry camping existed. But as visits to the park's primitive interior increased, concerns grew about safely accommodating this use while protecting wilderness resources (Impacts ...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845939311)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'Post-productivism' or 'non-productivism'?

This chapter critically examines and deconstructs underlying assumptions of the productivist to post-productivist transition model. For all the dimensions seemingly characterizing this transition (agricultural policies, ideology, rural governance, food regimes and agro-commodity chains,...

Author(s)
Wilson, G. A.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932565)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'Too much love?': the environmental and community impacts of amenity migrants on Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

This chapter gives a comprehensive picture of the impacts of amenity migrants on Jackson Hole, an amenities-rich mountain bioregion in Wyoming, USA. Jackson Hole offers an example of the challenges being faced by a place attracting large numbers of amenity migrants and its attempt to retain its...

Author(s)
Lynch, M.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990842)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for 'Working with the sea': the 2008 Dutch national response to global warming and sea rise.

The Delta Commission presented its formal advice to the Cabinet of the Dutch National Government, on the consequences of global warming affecting the rise in sea levels, and the resultant risks for life in the Netherlands. Its summary advice is that water security remains a crucial role 'involving...

Author(s)
Travis, A. S.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937423)
Type
Book chapter

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