Ecological Evaluations of Cres - Lošinj Archipelago for the Purpose of Tourism

Iva Saganić; Srećko Favro (HHI);

Godina: 2008


TURIZAM - INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC JOURNAL (1450-6661) 12, 2008 (2008); 36-45

The topic of this paper is ecological evaluation of the Cres archipelago and the way it could be used for tourism purposes. Rapid growth of population and increasing human economic activity influence the quality of the environment. That is why the concept of sustainable development has been made, as well as new kind of tourism - eco - tourism or sustainable tourism. Today there is a small number of regions with preserved nature. The Cres- Lošinj archipelago is one of them. There is a large number of preserved plant and animal species on the archipelago, as well as some rural areas with preserved local architecture. With the development of eco-tourism, this archipelago would get the image of the area with preserved and authentic natural and cultural surroundings and healthy living environment.