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Ecotourism Development in Eastern and Southern Africa
by Donald Reid ed.
Weaver Press (Environmental Round Table Series), Zimbabwe,
1999 [publ. 2000], $20.95 / �12.95

Tourism is increasingly viewed by African governments and others as an economic sector which has great unexplored potential for earning foreign currency. It is also recognised that uncontrolled tourism development has the potential to affect the environment and local communities adversely. ... more

Also Recommended
These five reports below from the UK-based Tourism Concern provide a comprehensive introduction to sustainable tourism in the South. ... more

A Trip Too Far
by Rosaleen Duffy
Earthscan, April 2002, ISBN:1853837598
�15.95 pb

Does ecotourism deliver real environmental benefits or is it just a marketing opportunity � 'green greed'? Through extensive use of case study and interview material, A Trip Too Far presents the first critical analysis of the impacts of ecotourism, both positive and negative, and shows how, given the right political context and regulation, it can work to support conservation and local economies. ... more

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