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Cover for Environmental indicators and agricultural policy.

The book contains edited and revised versions of 16 selected papers presented at the workshop 'Towards operationalization of the effects of CAP on environment, landscape and nature: exploration of indicator needs' held in Wageningen in April 1997. It reviews, from a European perspective, the...

ISBN
1999 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851992891)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The environmental dimension.

This chapter describes the five components of the environmental dimension of sustainable tourism, namely: natural resources; the natural environment; the farmed environment; wildlife; and the built environment. It also shows that: (i) tourism can have both negative and positive impacts on the...

Author(s)
Swarbrooke, J.
ISBN
1999 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851993140)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Coastal areas and the sea.

This chapter explores the concept of sustainable tourism in relation to coastal areas and marine environments. It considers: (i) how coastal resorts can be developed in ways that are more sustainable; and (ii) the regeneration of established seaside resorts. Also discussed are sustainability...

Author(s)
Swarbrooke, J.
ISBN
1999 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851993140)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Rural areas.

This chapter explores the concept of sustainable tourism in relation to rural areas. The chapter focuses on rural tourism in Europe, where this form of tourism is particularly highly developed. The need to manage tourist pressure in rural areas is pointed out, highlighting examples of social and...

Author(s)
Swarbrooke, J.
ISBN
1999 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851993140)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Mountainous regions.

This chapter explores the concept of sustainable tourism in relation to mountainous areas. It discusses: (i) the negative impacts of tourism (especially skiing and ski resorts) on the environment in the mountains; (ii) the 3 Cs of sustainable mountain tourism (viz., conflict, compatibility and...

Author(s)
Swarbrooke, J.
ISBN
1999 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851993140)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Transport.

This chapter shows that tourist transport brings great challenges in relation to sustainability in terms of both how tourists travel to their destinations and how they travel around once they have arrived in their holiday areas. It is also clear that the private car and air travel are perhaps the...

Author(s)
Swarbrooke, J.
ISBN
1999 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851993140)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Business tourism.

This chapter shows that business tourism is a potentially highly sustainable form of tourism. However, it also notes that business tourism brings some social and environmental problems. The chapter discusses the need to influence employers and the business travellers themselves if these problems...

Author(s)
Swarbrooke, J.
ISBN
1999 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851993140)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Environmental indicators and agricultural policy.

This chapter offers an introduction to the use of indicators in the evaluation of sectoral policy, focusing in particular on the use of environmental indicators in the context of agricultural policy. The organization of the book is then discussed.

Author(s)
Brouwer, F.; Crabtree, B.
ISBN
1999 CABI (H ISBN 9780851992891)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Theoretical considerations in the development of environmental indicators.

This chapter covers the quality aspects of indicators, the questions related to the optimal amount of information to be collected and processed, and the applicability of physical environmental indicators in agriculture, exemplified by farm-gate nutrient balances and ambient water quality.

Author(s)
Romstad, E.
ISBN
1999 CABI (H ISBN 9780851992891)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Environmental indicators for agriculture: overview in OECD countries.

This chapter provides an overview of OECD work on agri-environmental indicators. It emphasizes the need to evaluate the impact of policy measures, both harmful and beneficial, to the environment, landscape and biodiversity. Indicators should guide governments and other users in their efforts to...

Author(s)
Parris, K.
ISBN
1999 CABI (H ISBN 9780851992891)
Type
Book chapter

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