Chapter 9. Recreational Use of Coral Reefs in the Maldives and Caribbean

  1. E. J. Milner-Gulland2 and
  2. Ruth Mace3
  1. Andrew R. G. Price1,
  2. Callum M. Roberts2 and
  3. Julie P. Hawkins1

Published Online: 5 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444313598.ch9

Conservation of Biological Resources

Conservation of Biological Resources

How to Cite

Price, A. R. G., Roberts, C. M. and Hawkins, J. P. (1998) Recreational Use of Coral Reefs in the Maldives and Caribbean, in Conservation of Biological Resources (eds E. J. Milner-Gulland and R. Mace), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444313598.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Ecosystems Analysis and Management Group, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK

  2. 3

    Department of Anthropology, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Environment Department, University of York, York YO1 5DD, UK

  2. 2

    Ecosystems Analysis and Management Group, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 AUG 2009
  2. Published Print: 28 JUL 1998

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780865427389

Online ISBN: 9781444313598

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Keywords:

  • Maldives and Caribbean coral reefs and recreational use;
  • tourism and travel - world's lucrative enterprises;
  • high island states coral reefs and coastal protection function;
  • coral reefs for food and finance in coastal states;
  • reef-based tourism sustainability;
  • Maldives environmental awareness;
  • Saba tourist development - central importance to economy;
  • reef ecology;
  • Maldives reef-based tourism and national revenue;
  • reef shark fishery

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • History of use of the system

  • Ecology of the reefs

  • Tourist use and its environmental consequences

  • Sustainability and future prospects