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This 206 000-ha park in SW France was founded in 1970. About 80% of the area is forest; 98% is privately owned. The main aims were: preservation of the natural environment and typical scenery; making available to town-dwellers a wide range of rural recreation; and the renewal of a rural area...

Author(s)
Doyen, A.
Publisher
Societe royale forestiere de Belgique, Bruxelles, Belgium
Citation
Bulletin de la Societe Royale Forestiere de Belgique, 1977, 84, 5, pp 270-288
Abstract

The development possibilities of the unspoiled lower Aulne valley, are studied. Agriculture is the main activity, with particular emphasis on dairy cattle. However, tourism is now appearing in the region, and holiday homes are being built. It is feared that this type of development will cause a...

Author(s)
Cleac'h, A.; Piriou, N.; Bodere, J. C.
Citation
Norois, 1977, 96, pp 525-541
Abstract

The proposed organization and management of the park are described. A limited amount of tourism and some wildlife research, particularly on elephants and their feeding habits, are envisaged. A protection zone is being created, comprising the fauna reserve of N'zo (90 000 ha) where forest...

Author(s)
Bousquet, B.
Citation
Bois et Forets de Tropiques, 1978, No. 180, pp 23-37
Abstract

The book views the Austrian summer alpine pastures (alms) mainly from the agricultural point of view, taking into account social and geographical factors affecting or affected by the alms. This chapter includes sections on: the importance of summer alpine pasturing for Austrian agriculture; the...

Author(s)
Penz, H.
Citation
Munchner Studien zur Sozial- und Wirtschaftsgeographie, Wirtschaftsgeographisches Institut der Universitat Munchen, 1978, 15, pp 84-107
Abstract

Amongst the main reasons why plants are threatened by extinction are the development of the tourist industry, road building, and their collection for horticultural or botanical purposes. Educating people in the value of their floral heritage and the need to conserve it is suggested as the best way...

Author(s)
Broussalis, P.
Citation
Naturopa, 1978, 31, pp 4-6
Abstract

The development of mass tourism has opened up an ever-increasing number of previously inaccessible sites and thus contributed to their destruction. Protective measures at national and international levels are discussed. These are for either partial or full protection but overall protection is...

Author(s)
Bugnot, P.
Citation
Naturopa, 1978, 31, pp 33-35
Abstract

France has come to realize that "sensitive" areas in environmental terms, such as mountain and coastal regions must be protected. Extensive planning schemes, whether industrial or touristic facilities, must be replaced with greater efforts to protect vulnerable zones. Three groups at least threaten ...

Author(s)
Lacaze, J. P.
Citation
2000 Amenagement du Territoire, Innovation Avenir, 1978, 45, pp 21-25
Abstract

Circeo National Park presents a series of environments of considerable naturalistic importance to which are added numerous traces of the various human cultures which have succeeded one another since prehistoric times. Although created in 1934, the park continued to be severely degraded by building...

Author(s)
Allavena, S.
Citation
Parks, 1978, 3, 3, pp 3-5
Abstract

The Kenya government, recognising that tourism makes an essential contribution to economic development, is developing tourist facilities and national parks. Unfortunately the future of the parks and their flora and fauna is uncertain unless energetic measures are undertaken for their conservation....

Author(s)
Haber, W.
Citation
Nature and National Parks, 1978, 16, 62, pp 19-22, 6-9, 27-30
Abstract

This article is an exposition of the involvement of the ANWB (The Royal Dutch Tourist Association's Traffic and Recreation Information Department) in ecological research. The impact of outdoor recreation activities upon the natural environment is being specially investigated by the ANWB. Included...

Author(s)
Brederode, E. R. van
Citation
Mededelingen van Werkgemeenschap Landschapsecologisch Onderzoek, 1978, 5, 3, pp 12-14

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