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DOI: 10.5593/SGEM2014/B51/S20.051

IMPACT OF GEOTOURISM ON LIVING NATURE

M. Molokac, L. Hvizdak, M. Koscova, S. Drevko, O. Vegsoova
Wednesday 1 October 2014 by Libadmin2014

References: 14th International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference SGEM 2014, www.sgem.org, SGEM2014 Conference Proceedings, ISBN 978-619-7105-17-9 / ISSN 1314-2704, June 19-25, 2014, Book 5, Vol. 1, 375-382 pp

ABSTRACT
The paper deals with some issues concerning geotourism and its impact on living
nature. It is necessary that the development of Geotourism goes hand in hand with
increasing of the environmental protection. Work gives some point of view on the
devastation of living nature into attractive geosite – such as Drevenik, the locality which connects attractive geology with the valuable natural and also Mass tourism, resulting from visiting cultural sights - Spiš Castle. Work also identifies the sources of living nature devastation resulting from mass attendance and adrenalin activities, their categorization according to the degree of impairment and consequently it is looking for the steps to eliminate them.

Keywords: geotourism, nature, geology, environmental protection