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Ecology, Recreation and Tourism

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ISBN-10: 0521314097

ISBN-13: 9780521314091

Edition: 1986

Authors: J. M. Edington, M. Ann Edington

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In an increasingly leisure-orientated society, a proper understanding of ecological factors is necessary to reduce the scale of environmental damage associated with recreational and tourist activities. Ecology, Recreation and Tourism presents a comprehensive analysis of such effects on the environment. Using the framework of basic ecological principles, which are introduced and explained in the first chapter, the planning and design for recreation and tourism is considered from 3 major standpoints: the impact of recreational damage; the constraints imposed by biological agents, and finally the design of resorts and associated support facilities. The authors have been involved with the…    
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Book details

List price: $43.99
Copyright year: 1986
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 8/21/1986
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 212
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Introduction
Active physical pursuits
Observing wildlife
Recreational hunting and fishing
Enjoyment of scenery
Disease hazards
Insect nuisances
Hazards associated with larger animals
Environmental effects of tourist support facilities
References
Index