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Protected areas (PAs) constitute the largest global effort for biodiversity conservation and the maintenance of ecosystem services. Science-based management, grounded in methods co-designed by scientists and managers, is necessary to improve the efficiency of PAs to achieve these goals and to...

Author(s)
Moreno-Llorca, R. A.; García-Morales, V. J.; Lloréns-Montes, J. F.; Ramos-Ridao, Á. F.; Alcaraz-Segura, D.; Javier Navarrete, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Environmental Management, 2019, 233, pp 586-594
Abstract

This chapter looks at how the World Bank has treated tourism in its development strategy and in its lending and other activities. Section 2 of the chapter reviews the findings of research on the key linkages between tourism and development and looks at the relevance of this to the World Bank and...

Author(s)
Anil Markandya; Taylor, T.; Pedroso, S.
Publisher
Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK
Citation
The economics of tourism and sustainable development, 2005, pp 225-251
Abstract

Protected areas (PAs) are one way of conserving biodiversity, and ecosystem services and human well-being and are now recognized as an integral part of sustainable development strategies. Over the past four decades there has been a ten-fold increase in the number of protected areas globally....

Author(s)
Rylance, A.; Snyman, S.; Spenceley, A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2017, 21, 2, pp 139-149
Abstract

The quality of the scenery, the quality of the surrounding environment, and the conditions to develop tourist attractions were quantified based on the Chinese national grading standards for scenic forest resources for Zhangye Forest Park, Gansu, China. The total point was 20.8, indicating that it...

Author(s)
Li XueMei
Publisher
Inner Mongolia Academy of Agriculture and Animal Husbandry Science, Hohhot, China
Citation
Animal Husbandry and Feed Science (Inner Mongolia), 2017, 38, 10, pp 61-63
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The aim of biodiversity conservation rise the issue of financing the administration of protected areas in a sustainable way. The scope of the paper is to seek solutions for a continuous sustainable financing of protected areas by internalization of ecosystem services values, focusing on 5 pilot...

Author(s)
Pache, R.; Birda, A.; Popa, B.
Publisher
Transilvania University Press, Brașov, Romania
Citation
Proceedings of the Biennial International Symposium. Forest and sustainable development, Brașov, Romania, 24-25th October 2014, 2015, pp 64-69
Abstract

Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are quite diverse in terms of various development metrics, but are uniformly vulnerable both to macroeconomic shocks and to changes in the biodiversity that supports fisheries and tourism. This special section assembles a set of papers that analyze...

Author(s)
Teelucksingh, S.; Nunes, P. A. L. D.; Perrings, C.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Environment and Development Economics, 2013, 18, 4, pp 381-458
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The intensification and expansion of human and economic activity along the coast, during the last century, has increasingly hampered the coastal area, changing its original characteristics and causing damage to biological systems and to future generations. Increasing pressures and trends, in form...

Author(s)
Perković, I.
Publisher
Međimursko veleučilište u Čakovcu, Čakovec, Croatia
Citation
3. međunarodna konferencija Menadžment turizma i sporta, Tehnološki razvoj u funkciji održivog turizma i sporta, Sv. Martin na Muri, Croatia, 10. i 11. travnja 2014. Zbornik radova, 2014, pp 267-275
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Negative interactions between fishers and the Amazon River dolphin (Inia geoffrensis), or boto, have increased substantially in the last few decades. Herein, we investigate these interactions with focus on assessing fisher perceptions, attitudes, and behaviors toward botos. Moreover, we evaluate...

Author(s)
Mintzer, V. J.; Schmink, M.; Lorenzen, K.; Frazer, T. K.; Martin, A. R.; Silva, V. M. F. da
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Biodiversity and Conservation, 2015, 24, 2, pp 247-269
Abstract

Biodiversity and poverty are not only globally important topics but also influence China's standard of living, sustainable development, and goal of realizing a moderately prosperous society in all respects by 2020. In recent years, environmental protection and the relationship between regional...

Author(s)
Zhang LiRong; Wang XiaHui; Hou YiLei; Li CuiHua
Publisher
Biodiversity Science, Beijing, China
Citation
Biodiversity Science, 2015, 23, 2, pp 271-277
Abstract

Changbai Mountain, the highest mountain in the east of the Eurasian Continent, is covered with a wide range of distinct altitudinal vegetation types featuring the Earth's richest biodiversity in the cool temperate zone. However, some development trends on Changbai Mountain urgently require the...

Author(s)
Tang LiNa; Li AiXian; Shao GuoFan
Publisher
International Mountain Society (IMS), Berne, Switzerland
Citation
Mountain Research and Development, 2011, 31, 2, pp 169-175

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