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Ecotourism: the Promise and Perils of
Environmentally-Oriented Travel

(Released February 2003)

  by Heather E. Lindsay  


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  1. Identifying and assessing ecotourism visitor impacts at eight protected areas in Costa Rica and Belize
    Environmental Conservation [Environ. Conserv.]. Vol. 28, no. 3, pp. 215-225. Sep 2001.

  2. Landscape as framework for integrating local subsistence and ecotourism: a case study in Zimbabwe
    Landscape and Urban Planning [Landscape Urban Plann.]. Vol. 53, no. 1-4, pp. 173-182. 30 Jan 2001.

  3. Local attitudes towards conservation and tourism around Komodo National Park, Indonesia
    Environmental Conservation [Environ. Conserv.]. Vol. 28, no. 2, pp. 160-166. Jun 2001.

  4. The use of choice experiments in the analysis of tourist preferences for ecotourism development in Costa Rica
    Journal of Environmental Management [J. Environ. Manage.]. Vol. 65, no. 2, pp. 153-163. Jun 2002.

  5. A Systematic Test of an Enterprise Strategy for Community-Based Biodiversity Conservation
    Conservation Biology [Conserv. Biol.]. Vol. 15, no. 6, pp. 1585-1595. Dec 2001.

  6. Ecotourism, local and indigenous people, and the conservation of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area
    Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand [J. R. Soc. N. Z.]. Vol. 31, no. 4, pp. 819-829. Dec 2001.

  7. Sustainable dive ecotourism on a South African coral reef
    Biodiversity and Conservation [Biodivers. Conserv.]. Vol. 10, no. 12, pp. 2167-2179. Dec 2001.

  8. The ecotourism potential of herpetofauna in the Namaqua National Park, South Africa
    South African Journal of Wildlife Research [S. Afr. J. Wildl. Res.]. Vol. 31, no. 1-2, pp. 13-23. 2001.

  9. Tourism, protected areas and development in South Africa: views of visitors to Mkambati Nature Reserve
    South African Journal of Wildlife Research [S. Afr. J. Wildl. Res.]. Vol. 31, no. 3-4, pp. 155-159. 2001.

  10. The economic effects analysis of island eco-tourism: Case study on Wang-An Island green turtle protected area in Pescadores
    6th Asian Fisheries Forum Book of Abstracts. p. 102. 2001.

  11. Resident attitudes towards conservation and black howler monkeys in Belize: the Community Baboon Sanctuary
    Environmental Conservation [Environ. Conserv.]. Vol. 27, no. 4, pp. 341-350. Dec 2000.

  12. Valuing ecotourism in a sacred lake of the Sikkim Himalaya, India
    Environmental Conservation [Environ. Conserv.]. Vol. 27, no. 3, pp. 269-277. Sep 2000.

  13. Ecotourism and economic incentives: An empirical approach
    Ecological Economics [Ecol. Econ.]. Vol. 32, no. 3, pp. 465-479. Mar 2000.

  14. Balancing Conservation with Development in Small-Scale Fisheries: Is Ecotourism an Empty Promise?
    Human Ecology [Hum. Ecol.]. Vol. 27, no. 4, pp. 581-620. Dec 1999.

  15. Can nature tourism help finance protected areas in the Congo Basin?
    Oryx [Oryx]. Vol. 33, no. 4, pp. 332-338. Oct 1999.

  16. A survey of ecotourism on islands in northwestern Mexico
    Environmental Conservation [Environ. Conserv.]. Vol. 26, no. 3, pp. 212-217. Sep 1999.

  17. Tourism development in Tanzania with particular reference to Bagamoyo district
    Coastal resources of Bagamoyo District, Tanzania. pp. 93-104. 1999.

  18. Ecotourism's Support of Biodiversity Conservation
    Conservation Biology [Conserv. Biol.]. Vol. 12, no. 6, pp. 1399-1404. Dec 1998.

  19. Local attitudes toward community-based conservation policy and programmes in Nepal: a case study in the Makalu-Barun Conservation Area
    Environmental Conservation [Environ. Conserv.]. Vol. 25, no. 4, pp. 320-333. Dec 1998.

  20. Beyond whale watching - the future of ecotourism
    Taking a Look at California's Ocean Resources: An Agenda for the Future. Vol. 1, pp. 7-18. 1998.

  21. Ecotourism and conservation in Amazonian Peru: Short-term and long-term challenges
    Environmental Conservation [ENVIRON. CONSERV.]. Vol. 24, no. 2, pp. 130-138. Jun 1997.

  22. The potential, development and ecological impact of ecotourism in Kibale National Park, Uganda
    Journal of Environmental Management [J. Environ. Manage.], vol. 50, no. 1, pp. 27-38, May 1997

  23. Banking on Nature: The Economic Benefits to Local Communities of National Wildlife Refuge Visitation

  24. International ecotourism and the valuation of tropical rainforests in Costa Rica
    Journal of Environmental Management [J. Environ. Manage.], vol. 47, no. 1, pp. 1-10, May 1996

  25. Ecotourism in the Tangkoko DuaSudara Nature Reserve: Opening Pandora's box?
    Oryx, vol. 30, no. 1, pp. 65-73, 1996

  26. Sustainable ecotourism in Costa Rica: The Monteverde Cloud Forest Preserve
    Biodiversity and Conservation [BIODIVERS. CONSERV.], vol. 5, no. 3, pp. 315-343, 1996

  27. Local responses to conservation in the Richtersveld National Park, South Africa
    Biodiversity and Conservation [BIODIVERS. CONSERV.], vol. 5, no. 3, pp. 307-314, 1996

  28. Economics of an ecotourism operation in Belize
    Environmental Management [ENVIRON. MANAGE.], vol. 19, no. 5, pp. 669-673, 1995

  29. Effects of ecotourism on distribution of waterbirds in a wildlife refuge
    Conservation Biology [CONSERV. BIOL.], vol. 9, no. 6, pp. 1454-1465, 1995

  30. Pricing Policy for Tourism in Protected Areas: Lessons from Komodo National Park, Indonesia
    Conservation Biology [Conserv. Biol.]. Vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 218-227. Feb 2001.

  31. Beyond fisheries enhancement: Artificial reefs and ecotourism
    FIFTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON AQUATIC HABITAT ENHANCEMENT., 1994, pp. 1181-1188, Bulletin of Marine Science [BULL. MAR. SCI.], vol. 55, no. 2-3

  32. Ecotourism in the small island Caribbean
    GeoJournal, vol. 31, no. 4, pp. 457-465, 1994

  33. Environmental valuation in developing countries: The recreational value of wildlife viewing
    Ecological Economics [ECOL. ECON.], vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 135-151, 1994

  34. The impact of ecotourism boats on the St. Lawrence beluga whales
    Environmental Conservation [ENVIRON. CONSERV.], vol. 21, no. 3, pp. 267-269, 1994

  35. Ecotourism: The Santa Elena rainforest project.
    Environmentalist, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 125-135, 1993

  36. Feeding dragons in Komodo National Park: A tourism tool with conservation complications
    Animal Conservation [Anim. Conserv.]. Vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 67-73. Feb 2001.

  37. Ecotourism, sustainable development, and conservation education: Development of a tour guide training program in Tortuguero, Costa Rica.
    Environmental Management [ENVIRON. MANAGE.], vol. 16, no. 6, pp. 701-713, 1992

  38. Learning through Participatory Action Research for Community Ecotourism Planning
    Convergence, 1996, 29, 3, spring, 24-40

  39. Evaluating ecotourism in natural protected areas of La Paz Bay, Baja California Sur, Mexico: ecotourism or nature-based tourism?
    Biodiversity and Conservation [Biodivers. Conserv.]. Vol. 11, no. 9, pp. 1539-1550. Sep 2002.

  40. Environmental economics and biodiversity management in developing countries.
    Ambio. Stockholm [AMBIO.], vol. 22, no. 2-3, pp. 126-135, 1993

  41. The impact of Ecotourism on livelihood and natural resource management In Eselenkei, Amboseli Ecosystem, Kenya
    Land Degradation & Development [Land Degrad. Dev.]. Vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 251-256. May-Jun 2002.

  42. Ecotourism myths: the Galapagos Islands case
    Proceedings of the seventh Workshops of the tropical Geography of the national Commitee of French geographers, Brest 11-12-13 september 1997: Vol. 1 -- resource management, interrelationships, life and urbanization. Actes des 7eme Journees de Geographie tropicale du Comite national de Geographes francais -- UGI Commission Espaces tropicaux et leur Developpement, Brest, 11-12-13 septembre 1997: Vol. 1 -- Gestion des ressources, vie de relation et urbanisation. pp. 169-179. 1998.

  43. Galapagos: What price success?.
    Pacific Discovery [PAC. DISCOVERY.], pp. 40-44, 1990