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National Parks in Scotland: Balancing Environment and Economy

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  • John McCarthy
  • Greg Lloyd
  • Barbara Illsley
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    The use of National Park designations to bring about aims including the protection and conservation of the natural environment has become established in most European Union member states. In the UK, such arrangements have long featured in England and Wales, but they have not been paralleled by similar designations in Scotland. Now, however, National Parks are being introduced in Scotland. While the proposed arrangements build on the experience of National Parks elsewhere in Europe, and particularly in England and Wales, they incorporate the distinctive feature of seeking to bring about socio-economic development as well as environmental protection.

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    Article provided by Taylor & Francis Journals in its journal European Planning Studies.

    Volume (Year): 10 (2002)
    Issue (Month): 5 (July)
    Pages: 665-670

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    Handle: RePEc:taf:eurpls:v:10:y:2002:i:5:p:665-670
    DOI: 10.1080/09654310220145387
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