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Many ecotourism destinations unfortunately tend to become unsustainable and even self-destructive due to inappropriate environmental assessments. On the other hand, because of the increasing people's willingness to tourism and relaxation, it is necessary to select and introduce new regions for...

Author(s)
Khameneh, S. B.; Danehkar, A.; Taheri, F.; Riazi, B.
Publisher
Department of Environmental Engineering and Management, Gh. Asachi Technical University, Iasi, Romania
Citation
Environmental Engineering and Management Journal, 2018, 17, 9, pp 2275-2284
Abstract

The dynamic and competitive nature of tourism means that surviving commercially may require the emergence of niche tourism. This paper presents a niche tourism sector that emphasizes medicinal plants: herbal medicine-based tourism. This research has two major purposes: to investigate innovation and ...

Author(s)
Farsani, N. T.; Zeinali, H.; Moaiednia, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Heritage Tourism, 2018, 13, 1, pp 77-87
Abstract

Northern forests of Guilan province are considered as critical ecological resources thus protection and conservation of its flora and fauna seems very necessary. Ten percent protected forest area of Sarvelot-Javaherdasht with an area of about 21,254 hectares and average perimeter of about 74 km is...

Author(s)
Chinijani, R. A.; Shokri, A. K.; Behzadi, J.
Publisher
Health and Environment Association, Tirana, Albania
Citation
International Journal of Ecosystems and Ecology Science (IJEES), 2016, 6, 3, pp 259-266
Abstract

Due to importance of considerable effects of ecotourism on environment, the effect of ecotourism on plant biodiversity in Cherlagh zone was investigated. To acquire the aim of the article, the sampling area was selected under the condition that the ecotourism is solely the variable factor and the...

Author(s)
Zarghi, A. H.; Hosseini, S. M.; Ejtehadi, H.
Publisher
Union of Scientists in Bulgaria, Sofia, Bulgaria
Citation
Ecologia Balkanica, 2015, 7, 2, pp 13-20
Abstract

Tourism in protected areas is generally viewed as a primary source of promoting economic and social growth to local communities and commonly perceived to safeguard biodiversity. However, in the last few decades an increasing number of visitors along with more diverse activities are having greater...

Author(s)
Zarghi, A.; Hosseini, S. M.
Publisher
Society for Indonesian Biodiversity, Surakata, Indonesia
Citation
Biodiversitas: Journal of Biological Diversity, 2014, 15, 2, pp 224-228
Abstract

Natural regeneration is the most important factor in survival and sustaining forest parks. This study was conducted to compare the regeneration frequency of trees species at distances of 15, 40 and 80 m from roads considering tourist pressure in Alang Dareh forest park. Results show that number of...

Author(s)
Parsakhoo, A.; Moayeri, M. H.; Poursadeghi, M.
Publisher
Academic Journals, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Journal of Ecology and the Natural Environment, 2014, 6, 7, pp 232-237
Abstract

Since the studied forest park is outside the city and time and money must be spent to reach it, Clawson method (economic-social method) was applied in this paper. So, 100 questionnaires were firstly distributed among tourists of this park. These factors were analyzed by using SPSS software and...

Author(s)
Abbasi, H.; Azarnoosh, M. R.; Kialashakei, A.
Publisher
Marsland Press, New York, USA
Citation
The Journal of American Science, 2014, 10, 4s, pp 1-9
Abstract

The study was aimed at achieving a proper pattern, ecosystem conservation and a better conservation of Dalkhani Forest of Ramsar (north of Iran) for protecting the tree species in 2013. Data collection instrument was a questionnaire. 80 indigenous people, tourists, executives and employees of the...

Author(s)
Hakimi-Abed, A. J. M.; Keshavarz-Shokri, A.
Publisher
Centre for Info Bio Technology (CIBTech), Jaipur, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Fundamental and Applied Life Sciences, 2014, 4, 1, pp 87-95
Abstract

Iran is a country characterized by a wide range of climate and ecological conditions, possesses enormous diversity flora. In this research, 99 wild medicinal plant specimens were collected and identified. For gathering information, we used local people, especially older adult; in addition, we used...

Author(s)
Eftekharinasab, N.; Zarei, D.; Paidar, S.; Moghadam, M. J.; Kahrizi, D.; Khanahmadi, M.; Chenari, P.
Publisher
Scholars Research Library, India
Citation
Annals of Biological Research, 2012, 3, 7, pp 3234-3239
Abstract

The influence of visitors on macroinvertebrates of rocky intertidal shores was investigated in southern coasts of the Qeshm Island, the Persian Gulf, Iran. Qeshm Island located at the Strait of Hormuz, with an area of 1,491 km2, is the largest island in the region. This island consists of a number...

Author(s)
Pour, F. A.; Shokri, M. R.; Abtahi, B.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 2013, 185, 2, pp 1859-1871

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