Tourism in protected areas: Developing meaningful standards

  title={Tourism in protected areas: Developing meaningful standards},
  author={Robyn Bushell and Kelly S. Bricker},
  journal={Tourism and Hospitality Research},
  pages={106 - 120}
In response to research revealing only 21% of protected areas worldwide have ‘sound’ management practices, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature has introduced The Green List for Protected Areas. A system of certification that has resulted from recognition of the need for global standards for protected area management. While not focused specifically on tourism, visitation and visitor management practices where relevant to the overall management of a park are important… 

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