By: Ashok Aima & Vinay Chauhan and Jaya Bhasin (Eds.)
New Delhi, Primus Books: 2014
Seller ID: 701594
Large-scale seasonal mobility of tourists is a comparatively recent phenomenon. Excited at the prospects of economic and developmental possibilities of tourism, people tend to ignore the considerable stress it imposes on the environment, which is particularly acute in the case of the Himalayan regions. The fragile nature of the mountainous environment, has limited carrying capacity for developing large-scale touristic infrastructure. The impact of the ever-increasing seasonal tourism and the resulting socio-economic stress raises environmental concerns which need careful examination from both ... View More...