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GEO 802 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Clayoquot Sound, Ozone Depletion, Introduced Species

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Department
Geography
Course Code
GEO 802
Professor
Dr. Abednego Aryee
Lecture
7

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THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF LEISURE & RECREATION
Environmental Impacts of Tourism and Recreation
The impacts of tourism on the environment can be grouped into positive and
negative impacts
Factors which have stimulated environmental awareness of tourism and
recreation impacts include;
1. 1960s Rachel Carson’s Book “silent spring”
2. 1970s The club of Rome report on the “Limit to Growth” in 1972
3. 1980s Major media and public concerns about issues of ‘global
warning’ ‘acid rain’ and ‘ozone depletion’
4. 1990s Protests against development and road building
Intra generational
Within the current generation, among different people, tourism that benefits
everyone. There should be no victims or victors in sustainable tourism
developing; equitable sharing of the benefit to everybody (shared pollution,
distribute income 수입 분배)
Inter-generational
The concept of fairness for future generation to use it; our children having access to
reverse
Cornucopian
People who think the resources are endless
Environmental issue can be solved
Cassandra people who think there will be bad consequences if we don’t catch down for
demand for resources and reduce waste pollution and leaving; a person who prophesies doom
or disaster
Algore
Concepts
Carrying capacity
Total number of biological unit that can be supported by biophysical system
without irreversible damage in that system
When exceed the max level of environmental degradation loss of bio-
diversity
Below the limit make the environment to support the people
The limit of acceptable change; it doesn’t tell you the details of impact of
maximum level of people
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