Chapter 4: Ecotourism

Other Internet and Print Resources

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Resources and References


  • Campbell, Lisa M. (1999). “Articles: Ecotourism in Rural Developing Communities.” Annals of Tourism Research 26 (3): 534. (20 pages)
  • Eagles, Paul F. J. (1997). International Ecotourism Management: Using Australia and Africa as Case Studies. IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas, Protected Areas in the 21st Century: From Islands to Networks. Albany, Australia, Nov. 23-29, 1997.
  • Honey, Martha S. (June 1999). “Treading Lightly? Ecotourism’s Impact on the Environment.” Environment 41 (5): 4-9.
  • Lea, John P. (2000). “Ecotourism in the Less Developed Countries.” Annals of Tourism Research 27 (1): 248. (2 pages)
  • Nsanjama, Henri (1997). “People and Animals Vie for Africa’s Ecosystems.” Forum for Applied Research and Public Policy 12: 136-8.
  • Obua, Joseph (1997). “The Potential, Development and Ecological Impact of Ecotourism in Kibale National Park, Uganda.” Journal of Environmental Management 50 (1): 27. (12 pages)
  • Richardson, Julie (1998). “Wildlife Utilization and Biodiversity Conservation in Namibia: Conflicting or Complementary Objectives?” Biodiversity and Conservation 7 (4): 549. (11 pages)
  • Roe, D., Leader-Williams, N. and Barry, Dalal-Clayton (1997). Take Only Photographs , Leave Only Footprints: The Environmental Impacts of Wildlife Tourism. Environmental Planning Group, International Institute for Environment and Development. IIED Wildlife and Development Series No. 10, October 1997.
  • Young, Emily H. (1999). “Balancing Conservation with Development in Small-Scale Fisheries: Is Ecotourism an Empty Promise?” Human Ecology 27 (4): 581. (40 pages)
  • Tanzania National Parks (July 1995). Development/Action/Lease Procedures (DALP). An excellent set of required procedures and checklists to be used by prospective lodge, camp and infrastructure developers submitting development proposals to Tanzania National Parks. Applicable to protected area management worldwide. (55 pages)
  • The International Society for Eco-Tourism (TIES). (Offers a number of valuable resources for eco-tourism professionals, including links to the staff’s selection of the best recent research articles.)