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The World Conservation Strategy launched in 1980 argues that sustainable development can only be achieved through the conservation of living resources. As part of preparing a national conservation strategy for Australia a seminar was held in 1981 to examine the various aspects of the proposed...

Publisher
Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra, ACT, Australia
Citation
National conservation strategy for Australia. Living resource conservation for sustainable development. Proceedings of the National Seminar, Canberra, 30 November-3 December 1981; Towards a national conservation strategy, a discussion paper., 1982, pp 246pp.; 67pp.
Abstract

The wildlife of Zambia's Luangwa Valley, is potentially amongst the most important and economically valuable in Africa because it is dominated by large and valuable heavy game animals such as elephants and buffaloes. In the past most of the revenues deriving from the wildlife resources of the...

Author(s)
Dalal-Clayton, B.
Citation
Gatekeeper Series, Sustainable Agriculture Programme, International Institute for Environment and Development, 1988, No. SA9, pp 15pp.
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Tanzania is one of the least developed countries in the world. However, the country has abundant resource potentials. The Rufiji River basin, the largest in the country, is graced with some of the most spectacular scenery and is a popular tourist attraction. Other significant potentials include...

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Mwalyosi, R. B. B.
Citation
Ambio, 1990, 29, 1, pp 16-20
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In recent years, increasing attention has been paid to the effects of tourism and related developments upon the environment of 'destination areas'. The increasing popularity of the concept of sustainable development has resulted in tourism being viewed as an activity which could easily be developed ...

Author(s)
Butler, R. W.
Citation
Environmental Conservation, 1991, 18, 3, pp 201-209
Abstract

The article presents a case study of the interaction between tourism and the hill tribes of Northern Thailand, where trekking by affluent foreigners has become increasingly popular over the past several decades. It has been suggested, albeit with relatively little supporting data, that trekking...

Author(s)
Dearden, P.
Citation
Geographical Review, 1991, 81, 4, pp 400-413
Abstract

The purpose behind establishing national parks is the preservation of the biotic environment and the cultural heritage. The paper commences with a brief historical review of the Sagarmatha National Park area, a region of 1248 km2 in Nepal (including Mt Everest), in particular delineating political...

Author(s)
Basnet, K.
Citation
Contributions to Nepalese Studies, 1992, 19, 1, pp 121-127
Abstract

This paper offers a specific examination of the ecological problems facing one tropical developing country, viz. Costa Rica. This Central American country provides graphic examples of poor handling of natural resources, and projects aimed at environmental protection, reforestation, and sustainable...

Author(s)
Gaupp, P.
Citation
Swiss Review of World Affairs, 1992, 42, 6, pp 14-19
Abstract

The paper looks at the question of natural tourist capacity in Tatry National Park (TNP), Poland, in order to find a new and ecologically sound approach for its definition. This was an attempt to design an approach that could be applied within a restrictive framework and a modest budget. The paper...

Author(s)
Kozlowski, J.; Baranowska-Janota, M.
Publisher
Avebury, Aldershot, UK
Citation
Towards planning for sustainable development: a guide for the ultimate environmental threshold (UET) method., 1993, pp 117-131
Abstract

The Gorce National Park (Poland) was created in 1980. The major land cover in the park is forest, which was heavily exploited before the park was established. Industrial pollution from distant sources and nearby urbanized villages threaten the environment. Attractive scenery has led to intensive...

Author(s)
Baranowska-Janota, M.; Gruszczyk, A.
Publisher
Avebury, Aldershot, UK
Citation
Towards planning for sustainable development: a guide for the ultimate environmental threshold ]., 1993, pp 157-174
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Sponsored by the World Travel & Tourism Council, the World Travel & Tourism Environment Research Centre (WTTERC) is an independent research unit which was set up in 1991 at Oxford Brookes University, UK. The initiative reflects the growing concern within the travel and tourism industry with...

Author(s)
Middleton, V. T. C.; Hawkins, R.
Citation
Revue de Tourisme, 1993, 48, 2, pp 10-13

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