Tagged: ecotourism

ICON’s Karen Allen examines trade-offs in nature tourism

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Karen in the field

Congratulations to ICON & Anthropology PhD candidate Karen Allen on her recent publication, “Trade-offs in nature tourism: contrasting parcel-level decisions with landscape conservation planning” in the journal Ecology and Society. Allen’s work suggests that nature tourism has supported forest regrowth in Monteverde, … More ›

Featured Student: Karen Allen

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Karen Allen is a PhD student in Integrative Conservation via the Department of Ecological and Environmental Anthropology at the University of Georgia. Her research examines the viability of market-based mechanisms for conservation in promoting sustainable development in Costa Rica. Karen’s … More ›