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Ecotourism is a sustainable use of forest resources, as compared to traditional uses such as logging or mining. However, whether turning forests into tourist sites can generate incomes comparable to the lucrative traditional activities is less clear. We estimated the recreational values of the...

Author(s)
Gwee SaiLing; Tan, A. K. G.; Suresh Narayanan
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Forestry, 2019, 38, 4, pp 327-342
Abstract

Protected areas in tourist hot spots are under increasing pressure from growing commercial tourism and wild plants utilization. However, few studies of tourists ' behaviors and attitudes towards eating wild edible plants in protected areas have been conducted. This study presents the results of an...

Author(s)
Wu Jing; Hou YiLei; Wen YaLi
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Forestry, 2018, 37, 5, pp 489-503
Abstract

Birdwatching is one of the fastest growing subsectors of ecotourism, and can contribute substantial income to the local economy in areas with high bird diversity. The Białowieża Forest (BF) is one of the most popular places to watch birds in Europe and is visited by thousands of birdwatchers every...

Author(s)
Czeszczewik, D.; Ginter, A.; Mikusiński, G.; Pawłowska, A.; Kałuża, H.; Smithers, R. J.; Walankiewicz, W.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Biodiversity and Conservation, 2019, 28, 11, pp 2967-2975
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This special issue contains the first set of scientific papers presented at the BIOATLAS 2014 Conference, focusing on new research in agri-food and tourism. Major topics covered include: biodiversity and agriculture technology; biodiversity and forest resources landscape management and development...

Author(s)
Gaceu, L.; Gruia, R.
Publisher
Transilvania University Press, Brașov, Romania
Citation
Journal of EcoAgriTourism, 2014, 10, 1, pp 1-218
AbstractFull Text

This special issue contains the second set of scientific papers presented at the BIOATLAS 2014 Conference. Major topics covered in the conference include: biodiversity and agriculture technology; biodiversity and forest resources landscape management and development of tourism industry; rural...

Publisher
Transilvania University Press, Brașov, Romania
Citation
Journal of EcoAgriTourism, 2014, 10, 2, pp 1-115
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The success of managing the natural environment by involving the community is strongly influenced by the local social conditions. This paper analyzes social capital inherent in the Muara Baimbai Community in Sei Nagalawan Village to manage the mangrove forest as an area valued for tourism. The...

Author(s)
Situmorang, R. O. P.
Publisher
Research, Development and Innovation Agency, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Jakarta, Indonesia
Citation
Indonesian Journal of Forestry Research, 2018, 5, 1, pp 21-34
Abstract

Methods have been proposed for identifying land use conflict potential using participatory mapping data and models. In a case study from Finland, we extend conflict mapping research by evaluating the capacity for participatory mapping to identify conflict for land uses that include mining, tourism...

Author(s)
Brown, G.; Kangas, K.; Juutinen, A.; Tolvanen, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Society & Natural Resources, 2017, 30, 12, pp 1458-1475
Abstract

Ecotourism development is closely associated with the sustainability of protected natural areas. When facilitated by appropriate management, ecotourism can contribute to conservation and development, as well as the well-being of local communities. As such, ecotourism has been proposed and practiced ...

Author(s)
Su MingMing; Wall, G.; Ma Zhong
Publisher
Springer, New York, USA
Citation
Environmental Management, 2014, 54, 5, pp 1190-1207
Abstract

Land use change due to the development of agriculture and community-based tourism has resulted in an increase in natural hazards (e.g. erosion and landslides) that affect sustainability in the Sapa mountainous area in northern Vietnam. Natural hazard regulating ecosystem services have protected the ...

Author(s)
Kinh Bac Dang; Burkhard, B.; Müller, F.; Van Bao Dang
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Paddy and Water Environment, 2018, 16, 4, pp 767-781
Abstract

The recovery of many populations of large carnivores and herbivores in major parts of Europe and North America offers ecosystem services and opportunities for sustainable utilization of wildlife. Examples of services are hunting, meat, and skin, along with less invasive utilization such as ...

Author(s)
Thulin, C. G.; Röcklinsberg, H.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2020, 6, April,

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