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Book Chapter
Author, Analytic
Goodbody, Ivan; Smith, David
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Department of Life Sciences
Title, Analytic
Recreational use of natural resources
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Goodbody, Ivan; Thomas-Hope, Elizabeth M.
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Natural resources management for sustainable development in the Caribbean
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Kingston, Jamaica
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Canoe Press, University of the West Indies
Date of Publication
2002
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389-426
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Abstract
The authors appropriately define recreation as the use of the natural environment for leisure, physical enjoyment, education and intellectual stimulation. This chapter looks at different types of recreational activities and their impact on the natural environment, with special reference to the Caribbean. The challenges faced by both industry and managers of the environment to determine how the increasing demands on the environment can be met and sustained while maintianing the essential characteristics of the environment, are examined. The nature of the problems and the economic and conservation issues involved, are discussed at length.....
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