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The Rhön is easily accessible in central Germany and at the same time is the most popular destination of nearby urban areas such as the Rhine-Main area. This UNESCO biosphere reserve has been experiencing increasing pressure from tourists, leisure seekers and sportsmen and sportswomen for the last...

Author(s)
Raab, T.
Publisher
Bundesamt für Naturschutz (German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation), Bonn, Germany
Citation
BfN - Skripten (Bundesamt für Naturschutz), 2019, No.520, pp 131-140
Abstract

The area around the Otto Maigler Lake, an attractive (local) recreational area just outside of Cologne and Bonn, is visited by many people in the summer months. As a landscape conservation area and retreat area for waterfowl, however, local recreation is opposed to nature conservation objectives....

Author(s)
Liebenstein, D.
Publisher
Bundesamt für Naturschutz (German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation), Bonn, Germany
Citation
BfN - Skripten (Bundesamt für Naturschutz), 2019, No.520, pp 141-150
Abstract

Global attention to climate change has advanced an awareness of human impacts on the environment. Progressing more slowly is recognition of the critical link between forest ecosystems and human welfare. Forests provide a number of societal benefits or ecosystem services, such as water purification, ...

Author(s)
Collins, S.; Larry, E.
Publisher
Pacific Northwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service, Portland, USA
Citation
General Technical Report - Pacific Northwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service, 2008, No.PNW-GTR-733, pp 1-11
Abstract

The redwood region of California has experienced a number of major land use changes over the past one hundred and fifty years. A review of recent economic trends in the redwood region suggests the emergence of three new themes. First, it appears that the transition from an old growth to a young...

Author(s)
Stewart, W.
Publisher
Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service, Berkeley, USA
Citation
General Technical Report - Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service, 2007, No.PSW-GTR-194, pp 393-401
Abstract

This study aims to examine visitors' perceptions and to determine how their perceptions affected overall recreation experiences along a 2.9-mile segment of the Appalachian Trail in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park located in North Carolina and Tennessee, USA. A purposive sample of 28...

Author(s)
Dorwart, C. E.; Moore, R. L.; Leung, Y. F.
Publisher
USDA Forest Service, Newtown Square, USA
Citation
General Technical Report - Northern Research Station, USDA Forest Service, 2007, No.NRS-14, pp 307-315
Abstract

One hundred seven young people (12-14 years old) and 183 adults (25-86 years old) used an underwater remotely operated vehicle (ROV) to explore shipwrecks and marine habitats in the Great Lakes and various inland lakes during the summer of 2005. Content analysis of responses regarding the types of...

Author(s)
Gleason, M.; Harmon, L.; Boakye-Agyei, K.
Publisher
USDA Forest Service, Newtown Square, USA
Citation
General Technical Report - Northern Research Station, USDA Forest Service, 2007, No.NRS-14, pp 518-522
Abstract

Commercial fishers and fishing-dependent communities in Florida, USA, are experiencing tremendous challenges. For at least a decade, commercial fishers have seen increasing regulations, rises in operational and capital costs, increasing foreign competition, resource depletion, environmental...

Author(s)
Jacob, S.; Witman, J.
Publisher
USDA Forest Service, Newtown Square, USA
Citation
General Technical Report - Northern Research Station, USDA Forest Service, 2007, No.NRS-14, pp 394-402
Abstract

Existing guidelines on assessing the environmental compatibility of elastic synthetic surfaces at outdoor sports grounds no longer meet current conditions and knowledge in terms of assessing water pollution. Detailed analytical investigations at the Bern-Liebefeld lysimeter facility (Switzerland)...

Author(s)
Stauffer, W.; Müller, E.; Held, M.
Publisher
Höhere Bundeslehr- und Forschungsanstalt für Landwirtschaft Raumberg-Gumpenstein, Irdning, Austria
Citation
Bericht 12. Lysimetertagung, 17. und 18. April 2007. HBLFA Raumberg-Gumpenstein, 2007, pp 179-181
Abstract

Published analyses agree that Pacific Island Countries (PICs) face enormous challenges of isolation, limited size, resource paucity, high population growth and restricted opportunities for economic growth. For most small island nations the imperative to sustain economic growth in line with the...

Author(s)
Siwatibau, S.
Publisher
FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, Thailand
Citation
RAP Publication, 2009, No.03, pp 77-90
Abstract

Since its beginnings in the 1980s, salmon farming has been under a relentless attack in British Columbia, and to a lesser extent in other parts of the world. The opposition comes from a coalition of commercial wild salmon interests, environmental groups, the political left, boaters and tourism...

Author(s)
Moore, P.
Publisher
Aquaculture Association of Canada, St. Andrews, Canada
Citation
Special Publication - Aquaculture Association of Canada, 2006, No.10, pp 15-20

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