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Sustainability and Canada's national parks: Suitability for policy, planning and management

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1995

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Boyd, Stephen William, 1995, Sustainability and Canada's national parks: Suitability for policy, planning and management: The University of Western Ontario (Canada).

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As a term, sustainability has often come to be adopted as the 'panacea' for many problems without any clear understanding that the solutions will vary given the nature of the problem, the scale involved and the goals and objectives set out. As a result, what has emerged in the literature has been many different 'pictures' of sustainability, all of which may be relevant in certain contexts. This research examined the potential of the concept within the context of Canadian national parks. Emphasis was directed toward understanding, through the perceptions of 'expert' groups knowledgeable about parks, the key elements needed to promote parks as sustainable landscapes. The methodology used consisted of the implementation of self-administered [...]

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