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Cover for Community attitudes: tourism development in natural environments.

This chapter outlines various approaches to the environment and tourism, then describes how the community in Gascoyne, a World Heritage Region in Western Australia, views tourism development and how it impacts on the local natural environment and social fabric. It is concluded that the future of...

Author(s)
Dowling, R. K.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996110)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Family-owned and -operated tour companies.

This chapter presents three case studies, which cover topics relevant to all family businesses as well as some specific issues related to family-owned/operated tour companies. The reasons for establishing a tour business in these three cases seem to be in response to an opportunity that is...

Author(s)
Getz, D.; Carlsen, J.; Morrison, A.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998084)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Family-owned tourist attractions and wineries.

The three businesses in this chapter occupy an important position in the tourist industry, i.e., attractions. Like many tourist attractions though, they began operations not as tourist attractions, but in another industry. These businesses is what Leiper [see Leiper, N, Tourism Management...

Author(s)
Getz, D.; Carlsen, J.; Morrison, A.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998084)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Four-wheel drive vehicle impacts in the Central Coast Region of Western Australia.

This paper presents the results of a 33-year (1965-99) study on the use of four-wheel drive (4WD) vehicles for recreation and commercial ecotourism in the Central Coast Region of Western Australia, which has been causing extensive and significant impacts on its soils and vegetation, particularly of ...

Author(s)
Priskin, J.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998107)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pathology of experimental <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Stemodia kingii</i> intoxication in the mouse.

S. kingii was collected from Mulga Downs, Western Australia [date not given], air-dried, ground and incorporated into mouse diets at 12.5, 25 and 50% of the total ration. Aqueous Stemodia toxins were also directly administered into mice at 10 ml/kg body weight. The animals were observed every 2 h...

Author(s)
Raisbeck, M. F.; Allen, J. G.; Colegate, S. M.; Mitchell, A. A.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996141)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The bioactivity-guided isolation and structural identification of two novel toxic steroidal glucosides, stemodiosides B3 and B4, from <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Stemodia kingii</i>.

Toxins were isolated from S. kingii collected from the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Silica gel column chromatography of the toxic ethyl acetate solubles yielded several fractions that were characterized by thin layer chromatography. The elucidation of the structures of the more abundant...

Author(s)
Allen, J. G.; Colegate, S. M.; Mitchell, A. A.; Mulder, R.; Raisbeck, M. F.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996141)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Plant-associated diseases, either new or new to the state, encountered over the last decade (1991-2001) in Western Australia.

This chapter presents plant-associated diseases in livestock, recorded during 1991-2001, that have either never been reported before, or have not previously occurred in Western Australia.

Author(s)
Allen, J. G.; Creeper, J. H.; Forshaw, D.; Kabay, M. J.; Main, D. C.; Richards, R. B.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996141)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cover crops effects on plant and insect biodiversity in Western Australian vineyards.

The clearing of large Eucalyptus forests in Mediterranean Australia caused negative effects on hydrological balance. The reintroduction of trees and shrubs and the use of perennial herbaceous species in association with woody plants are considered necessary to limit further damages to natural and...

Author(s)
Dinatale, A.; Pardini, A.; Argenti, G.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Seeking serenity: homes away from home in Western Australia.

This chapter focuses on three small, representative coastal communities in Western Australia's southwestern corner that are in the relatively early stages of evolution. These localities, mostly comprising holiday homes, retain many characteristics that reflect the search for a quieter, closer...

Author(s)
Selwood, J.; Tonts, M.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931209)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Production and consumption of wildlife icons: dolphin tourism at Monkey Mia, Western Australia.

This chapter reports on a study concerning dolphin tourism at Monkey Mia in Western Australia. Dolphins have been the focus of tourism production and consumption at Monkey Mia since the 1970s, and this chapter endeavours to explore management of the conflict between preservation and use, and...

Author(s)
Smith, A. J.; Lee, D.; Newsome, D.; Stoeckl, N.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851996783)
Type
Book chapter

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