Cookies on CAB eBooks

Like most websites we use cookies. This is to ensure that we give you the best experience possible.

 

Continuing to use www.cabi.org  means you agree to our use of cookies. If you would like to, you can learn more about the cookies we use.

CAB eBooks

Ebooks on agriculture and the applied life sciences from CAB International

Results per page:

Search results

CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The economics of tourism in national parks and protected areas.

This chapter discusses the economic role that tourism in parks and protected areas play in regional economies. It then looks at how visitation to parks is translated into local economic activity and how this is measured. Several examples (from Australia, Canada, Belize, and the USA) of the...

Author(s)
Moisey, R. N.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995892)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Park tourism policy.

This chapter first presents an overview of the management of a park's visitation and the roles of public and private enterprise in park tourism. It then explores tourism management approaches and models, highlighting the tourism policies of the US National Park Service and the New South Wales...

Author(s)
Eagles, P. F. J.; McCool, S. F.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995892)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ecotourism and protected areas in Australia.

This chapter begins by defining protected areas and explaining their importance to tourism development in Australia. The benefits and costs of ecotourism in protected areas are examined, with attention directed to recent public and private sector initiatives in protected areas. The chapter...

Author(s)
Jenkins, J.; Wearing, S.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996097)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Modelling potential for nature-based tourism.

A spatial tourism-potential model has been developed that combines the outputs from an environmental-resiliency model developed using multivariate analysis, with a tourism-attractiveness model, using geographical information systems (GIS). The model is tested and applied to a popular conservation...

Author(s)
Arrowsmith, C.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997322)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The financial liability of park managers for visitor injuries.

Protected-area management agencies are sometimes sued by visitors injured during recreational activities. The legal context for such actions and hence the likely outcomes differ considerably between countries and jurisdictions. A review of litigation in Australia suggests that it is currently...

Author(s)
McDonald, J.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997322)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Visitor fees, tour permits and asset and risk management by parks agencies: Australian case study.

During 2000/01 we reviewed the current practices of each Australian terrestrial protected-area agency in regard to visitor and user fees, tour and activity permits, risk and asset management, and visitor monitoring and education programmes. Current practices differ widely between, and in some cases ...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.; Witting, N.; Guest, M.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997322)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Reducing impacts through interpretation, Lamington National Park.

This study was conducted at the Lamington National Park, Queensland, Australia, to assess the effectiveness of interpretation by measuring how much it reduced the actual environmental impacts of visitors on guided walks in national parks. It was found that environmental interpretation does have the ...

Author(s)
Littlefair, C. J.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998107)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Instream bacteria as a low-threshold management indicator of tourist impacts in conservation reserves.

This paper presents the results of a study conducted from 1991 to 1994 to test the effectiveness of microbiological water quality parameters as an early-warning indicator of the environmental impacts of tourism and recreation in a subtropical rain forest national park, the Lamington National Park,...

Author(s)
Warnken, W.; Buckley, R.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998107)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Against the wind - impermanence in wilderness: the Tasmanian experience.

This chapter describes the nature of the Tasmanian wilderness experience in two contrasting locations: the mountainous inland wilderness of Cradle Mountain Lake, St Clair National Park; and the rugged coastal wilderness of the Bay of Fires. The transience of humans in the enduring landscapes of the ...

Author(s)
Sofield, T. H. B.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998633)
Type
Book chapter

Refine Results

Sort Order
Author
Geographical Location
Item Type
Subject Topics