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The demand for foresight on how climate change will alter the competitiveness of ski destinations continues to increase. Norway is often considered the country where modern skiing began, yet its climate change risk remains largely unknown. The SkiSim2 model is run with RCP 4.5 and 8.5 emission...

Author(s)
Scott, D.; Steiger, R.; Dannevig, H.; Aall, C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2020, 23, 19, pp 2396-2409
Abstract

In addition to a primary dwelling, having access to a non-primary dwelling for leisure activities is a mass phenomenon with a long tradition in Norway. This paper questions the Norwegian multi-dwelling lifestyle by critically discussing its climate implications. Based on a questionnaire survey and...

Author(s)
Xue Jin; Næss, P.; Stefansdottir, H.; Steffansen, R.; Richardson, T.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2020, 20, 5, pp 459-484
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Many global tourist destinations have experienced growth in arrivals. This has triggered various conflicts in destinations and sparked debates as to how to deal with what is increasingly referred to as 'overtourism'. Most Destination Marketing Organisations (DMOs) pursue strategies to stimulate...

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Oklevik, O.; Gössling, S.; Hall, C. M.; Jacobsen, J. K. S.; Grøtte, I. P.; McCabe, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2019, 27, 12, pp 1804-1824
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Nordic agriculture has to adapt to the effects of climate change, both in terms of reducing the risk of negative effects, but also to draw on the opportunities that climate change might imply for agricultural production. As the implementation of adaptation measures might lead to potential negative...

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Asplund, T.; Neset, T. S.; Käyhkö, J.; Wiréhn, L.; Juhola, S.
Publisher
International Farming Systems Association (IFSA) Europe, Chania, Greece
Citation
13th European International Farming Systems Association (IFSA) Symposium, Farming systems: facing uncertainties and enhancing opportunities, 1-5 July 2018, Chania, Crete, Greece, 2018, pp 1
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Longyearbyen is the major administrative, touristic, and scientific centre in Svalbard and so-called 'European Gateway' to the Arctic. The number of inhabitants and tourists as well as community infrastructure has significantly expanded over the recent decade, and present-day community faces...

Author(s)
Jaskólski, M. W.; Pawłowski, Ł.; Strzelecki, M. C.
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
Land Degradation & Development, 2018, 29, 8, pp 2514-2524
Abstract

Ethical decisions to visit disappearing destinations are self-serving and influences feed into self-interest. Data were collected from a sample of pre-, during- and post-visit tourists to Venice and Svalbard, using expressive techniques and scenarios using the Hunt-Vitell model to understand...

Author(s)
Hindley, A.; Font, X.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2017, 20, 16, pp 1684-1700
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Tourist numbers in northern Fennoscandia outweigh those in other northern boreal - arctic regions, which creates a specific need to evaluate the impacts of tourism. This review (1) identifies patterns and trends in the vegetation and wildlife of northern Fennoscandian terrestrial ecosystems as a...

Author(s)
Tolvanen, A.; Kangas, K.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Environmental Management, 2016, 169, pp 58-66
Abstract

Tourism has been critiqued as an environmentally destructive industry on account of the greenhouse gas emissions associated with tourist mobility. From a policy perspective, current and projected growth in aviation is fundamentally incompatible with radical emissions reduction and decarbonisation...

Author(s)
Higham, J.; Cohen, S. A.; Cavaliere, C. T.; Reis, A.; Finkler, W.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, 111, Part B, pp 336-347
Abstract

Considering the increasing impacts of climate change on nature-based winter tourism, this paper examines the challenges related to assessing the costs of adaptation and the emerging cost-related trends. The survey-based case study was conducted in Finnish Lapland and included 70 local...

Author(s)
Kaján, E.; Tervo-Kankare, K.; Saarinen, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2015, 15, 3, pp 311-317
Abstract

The Anthropocene is a proposed term for a new phase in the history of both humanity and the Earth - a geological epoch in which their respective forces intertwine on a planetary scale. As a concept, the Anthropocene has recently gained momentum also in the humanities and the social sciences, but...

Author(s)
Gren, M.; Huijbens, E. H.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2014, 14, 1, pp 6-22

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