Environmental Impacts of Ecotourism

Environmental Impacts of Ecotourism

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Annotation. All forms of tourism have impacts on the natural environment. The impacts of ecotourism tend to be concentrated in areas of highest conservation value, hence the need to manage and minimize these. The book considers impacts of particular activities, such as hiking and camping, off-road vehicles, and recreational boats, and impacts specific to certain ecosystems e.g. marine environments, polar coasts, mountain environments. It incorporates reviews of better-studied impacts, by well-known experts; and case studies of recent research and less well-known issues.greater number of environmental problems than conventional four-stroke engines (Liddle and Scorgie, 1980). ... Mele (1993) provided the following data obtained from a technical paper by the Mercury Marine and Outboard Marine Corporations (USA) on the fuel and oil released from outboard motors: 1529g of unburnt hydrocarbons are released from a 70hp outboard motor per hour, which representsanbsp;...

Title:Environmental Impacts of Ecotourism
Author:Ralf Buckley
Publisher:CABI - 2004


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