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Cover for Urban areas.

This chapter explores the concept of sustainable tourism in relation to urban areas. It discusses: (i) the challenge of managing tourist pressures in historic towns and cities; (ii) the contribution of events and festivals in urban tourism; (iii) the role of business tourism in the regeneration of...

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

This chapter shows that tour operators are crucial players in the tourism system and must therefore be involved in the development of more sustainable forms of tourism. Three ways to make the tour operation function more sustainable are identified: (1) reducing the power of externally based...

Author(s)
Swarbrooke, J.
ISBN
1999 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851993140)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Beyond carrying capacity: introducing a model to monitor and manage visitor activity in forests.

The condition of a forest and the quality of visitor experience are inextricably linked to the way people value forests and support their conservation. A good deal of the way visitors are managed comes from the recognition of this relationship. In fact, the basic definition of visitor management as ...

Author(s)
McArthur, S.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994147)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for In the wood of neglect.

The great 'wood of neglect' includes all the forests and woodlands outside the formally planned forest cared for by foresters or park rangers. The wood of neglect has a forest but not a forestry history and in many countries forest historians have given it less attention than the well-documented...

Author(s)
Dargavel, J.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994192)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Environmental management for alpine tourism and resorts in Australia.

Drawing on fieldwork from Australia, this chapter explores the impacts of both summer and winter recreation on mountain environments, and of climate change on tourism. An analysis of environmental impact studies on mountain resorts in Australia it is confirmed that tourism has major implications...

Author(s)
Buckley, R. C.; Pickering, C. M.; Warnken, J.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993911)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Smoke and germination of arable and rangeland weeds.

A series of laboratory experiments was conducted to determine the effect of smoke on the germination of two arable grass weeds, wild oats (Avena sterilis subsp. ludoviciana L.) and paradoxa grass (Phalaris paradoxa L.), and a rangeland weed, parthenium (Parthenium hysterophorus L.). Both arable...

Author(s)
Adkins, S. W.; Davidson, P. J.; Matthew, L.; Navie, S. C.; Wills, D. A.; Taylor, I. N.; Bellairs, S. M.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994048)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Keystone arthropods as webmasters in desert ecosystems.

Despite the paucity of literature on patch generation in desert landscapes, there are several studies that provide evidence for the keystone role of ants and termites as agents which affect landscape heterogeneity at the different spatial and temporal scales reviewed here. How termites and ants...

Author(s)
Whitford, W. G.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851993942)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Dog ecology and population biology.

This chapter reviews studies of dog ecology with special reference to developing countries. After a few general considerations regarding the past and present role of dogs in human society and some ecological issues, methodological aspects of the analysis of dog population data is discussed. This...

Author(s)
Matter, H. C.; Daniels, T. J.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851994369)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The scope and value of extensive ecological studies in the broom biological control programme.

Biological control programmes have varied in the extent of ecological studies carried out on potential agents and target organisms. At one extreme, studies were limited to surveys for potential biological control agents, which were then shipped to the target country. The biological control...

Author(s)
Fowler, S. V.; Memmott, J.; Paynter, Q. E.; Sheppard, A. W.; Syrett, P.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994536)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Info
Cover for Tourism ecolabelling: certification and promotion of sustainable management.

The use of ecolabels and certification schemes in the tourist industry is reviewed. Over 70 schemes are described, from the developed countries of the Northern Hemisphere and Australia. Ways for widening the applicability and hence validity of these ecolables are suggested in conclusion. The book...

Author(s)
Font, X.; Buckley, R. C.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995069)
Type
Book

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