INTERNATIONAL TREATIES AND CONVENTIONS OF CONSERVATION OF BIODIVERSITY, AS A LIMITING FACTOR OF THE NATURAL TOURIST RESOURCES UTILIZATION IN BULGARIA

GEORGI GEORGIEV

 

Abstract

Recent developments in the scope of tourism show that along with the positive, mainly economic and recreative effect, it can negative influence the environment. This negative influences all the basic environmental components, and mainly the nature. The most popular tourism tapes (winter and water sports and sea recreation) are strongly dependant of the most sensitive natural environments – mountain and seaside. This fact, along with the global concern about the environments as well as the need of healthy lifestyle, including ecological clean environment, necessitate demand of new, attractive alternative forms of tourism and consequently – new policy for strategic development of tourism in our country. At the same time, some of the most valuable habitats were overbuilt during the last decade, which influenced negatively the biodiversity. International conventions, directives, and treaties, signed by the Republic of Bulgaria are one of the possible ways to stop the urbanization of these territories. This paper is intended to analyze the main treaties, signed by our country, mainly in the context of the imposed restriction and the opportunities of developing the alternative forms of tourism.

 

Key words

international conventions and treaties, alternative tourism

 

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