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Preserve or Destroy: Tourism and the Environment

By: J Croall and J Porritt

180 pages, B/w photos

Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation

Paperback | Dec 1995 | #48790 | ISBN: 0903319691
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About this book

Foreword by Porritt,(J). Provides a devastating account of the damage that tourism has inflicted on our environment. However, the author also looks at a variety of pioneering initiatives, in which local people are increasingly playing a key role in tourism development. The emphasis is on the experience in the UK.


The scale of the problem - managing visitors: the Peak tourism partnership; sustainable tourism - pulling together: the Isle of Purbeck; country matters - a new identity: the Tarka project; obstacles to change - paradise invented: the holiday village; limiting the damage - towards the millennium: Wales; getting there - making the links: Scotland; business matters - light on the land: Northern Ireland; acting locally - rural connections: the Republic of Ireland; conclusion - walking the talk.

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