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Biodiversity and Tourism

Out of Print

Series: Sonstige Veröffentlichungen

Edited By: P Mattson

20 col & 25 b/w figs, 26 tabs


Hardback | Dec 1997 | #65912 | ISBN: 3540623957
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About this book

Tourism is a way to use global biodiversity, and it may have impacts on it. As tourism activities concentrate on coastal areas, the purpose of the present study is twofold: first, to analyse where and to what extent conflicts exist, or may be expected to arise, between conservation of biological diversity and development of tourism; secondly, to work out approaches and concepts which may be used to avoid and settle such conflicts.


The global situation; global biodiversity; the development of the tourism; impacts of tourism on species and ecosystems; solution strategies; the European situation; coastal and marine ecosystems in Europe; European biodiversity; threats to coastal and marine ecosystems; coastal tourism in Europe; exemplary cases of conflicting use and solution strategies; exemplary cases; strategies for achieving sustainable tourism in coastal regions.

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