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Cover for Environmental performance.

This chapter discusses the environmental performance (EP) of the tourism sector in some depth with reference to the complexities involved in EP measurement and management. It is indicated that while environmental Impacts, ecological significance and management have been examined quite extensively,...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939878)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for &Beyond.

A case study is presented of the conservation tourism enterprise currently known as &Beyond. The company's philosophy, expressed as 'care of the land, care of the wildlife, and care of the people', is examined for a series of individual lodges and reserves operated by &Beyond in South...

Author(s)
Leopard, P.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936655)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Wilderness safaris.

A case study is presented of Wilderness Safaris, which sees itself as a conservation organization as well as an ecotourism company. The company's philosophies and operations are examined. Through its partnerships with community conservancies in Namibia and Botswana and the North Island private...

Author(s)
Cafema, S.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936655)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Natural habitat adventures.

This chapter features Natural Habitat Adventures and examines the two of its products: (1) the "ultimate polar bear adventure" in Hudson Bay, Canada; and (2)the 2-week "wild Madagascar" tour of the wildlife in Madagascar. These tours provide an example of the conservation benefits from tourism...

Author(s)
Lemur, R.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936655)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Last descents.

A case study is presented of Last Descents, a Chinese river-rafting tour company. Large Descents is a small commercial enterprise with a very large conservation goal, namely to protect the relatively few remaining free-flowing rivers in the gorges of western China against continuing exploitation...

Author(s)
Gorge, J.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936655)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Asia.

This chapter presents case studies of conservation tourism from six Asian nations: India, Nepal, China, Mongolia, Russia and Malaysia. Asia embraces a very wide range of ecosystems, social and economic circumstances, and political systems, and therefore the contexts for conservation tourism in the...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936655)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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This chapter presents an overview of Australia's public park system and the conservation tourism operations in various parts of the country. It is shown that the main interactions between tourism and conservation in Australia are those involving public protected areas, both in regard to operational ...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936655)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conclusions.

Based on the cases and country studies presented in this book, this chapter evaluates the evidence relevant to the mechanisms by which tourism can, potentially at least, make positive net contributions to conservation.

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936655)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Arctic and antarctic.

This chapter looks at the tourism operations in the Arctic and the Antarctic and shows that the relationship between tourism and conservation in the Polar Regions is somewhat ambiguous. On the positive side, tourism may help to contribute to public awareness of environmental impacts and threats to...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936655)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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This chapter looks at the relationship between ecotourism and biodiversity conservation in countries where the cultural background is primarily associated with the French language. It begins by tracing the historical context for the establishment of a conservation network in France. The second part ...

Author(s)
Priskin, J.; Sarrasin, B.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936655)
Type
Book chapter

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