Arid Lands Newsletter

Spring/Summer 1998, Issue No. 43

ISSN: 1092-5481

Ecotourism in Drylands

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Katherine Waser, Editor
Office of Arid Lands Studies
The University of Arizona

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Editor's note:
Of ecotourism and linkages
by Katherine Waser

Ecotourism and the desert whale: An interview with Dr. Emily Young

The potential for ecotourism in Uzbekistan
by Eric Sievers

The role of NGOs in promoting drylands ecotourism: An ongoing project in southern Tunisia
by Mohamed Ouessar and Habib Belhedi

International cooperation and sustainable tourism in the Gulf of Aqaba
by Robin Twite

The Convention to Combat Desertification after COP-1
by Günter Riethmacher and Hassan Hassan

For further information:
Internet resources on ecotourism
compiled and annotated by Katherine Waser

Briefly noted:
Selected resources of interest
annotated by Heather Severson and Elaine Cubbins
Selected news of interest
annotated by Heather Severson

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The Fall/Winter 1998 issue of the Arid Lands Newsletter will focus on the theme of CONFLICT RESOLUTION AND INTERNATIONAL RIVERS. This issue, Number 44, will be published in October 1998.

Fresh water is one of the most precious resources in drylands and, as we enter the 21st century, the potential for conflict over international rivers (and other international fresh water sources) is growing. Two of the most promising avenues for avoiding such potential conflicts are the development of new methods for water conservation and of new policies for water allocation. The focus of the next issue of ALN will be to explore ways in which these methods (and others) are being developed and applied in drylands around the world. The desired emphasis is on cooperation and achieving solutions rather than on the potential for conflict.

Proposals for papers, comments, suggestions for possible authors, suggestions for resources (web, paper, CD-ROM etc.) to be included, etc. are welcome. Please send your suggestions to Katherine Waser, Editor, Arid Lands Newsletter.

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