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Ecotourism and Conservation in the Americas

Ecotourism and Conservation in the Americas

Ecotourism Series

Edited by A Stronza, Assistant Professor, Texas A & M University, USA , W Durham, Bing Professor in Human Biology, Stanford University, USA

August 2008 / Hardback / 208 Pages / 9781845934002 £80.00 / €105.00 / $150.00
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Main Description

Using detailed case studies and regional overviews, Ecotourism and Conservation in the Americas presents the views and experiences of scholars, practitioners, tour operators, and policy makers involved in ecotourism programs in the U.S. and Latin America. The pros and cons of ecotourism for communities and ecosystems are explored, with particular attention paid to the ability of ecotourism to support sustainable development and conservation. The synthesis is inter-disciplinary, cross-cultural, and multi-scale and presents ecotourism as it is currently being practiced.


Readership

Researchers and students interested in ecotourism and conservation.

1. The Bold Agenda for Ecotourism A Stronza

2. Ecotourism and Conservation: The Cofan Experience R Borman

3. An Ecotourism Partnership in the Peruvian Amazon J Gordillo, C Hunt, and A Stronza

4. Ecotourism and Marine Protected Areas in a Time of Climate Change S C Stonich

5. Fishing for Solutions: Conservation and Ecotourism in Galapagos National Park W H Durham

6. A Montana Lodge and the Case for a Broadly Defined Ecotourism A Bidwell Pearce and C Ocampo-Reader

7. Can Responsible Travel Exist in a Developed Country? W L Bryan

8. Heritage Interpretation vs. Environmental Education as an Ecotourism Conservation Strategy J Kohl

9. Educating Ecotourists: Lessons from the Field J I Dubin

10. Indigenous People and Conservation in the Ecuadorian Amazon A Rodriguez

11. The Ecotourism Equation: Do Economic Benefits Equal Conservation? F Pegas and A Stronza

12. Protected Areas and Tourism in Cuba T Borges, L C de la Fuente, and K L Wald

13. Ecotourism and Ecolodge Development in the 21st Century H Ceballos-Lascurain

14. An Ecotourism Project Analysis and Evaluation Framework for International Development Donors M E Wood

15. Setting Standards: Certification Programs for Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism M Honey

16. The Challenge Ahead: Reversing Vicious Cycles through Ecotourism W H Durham

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