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Mountains are a sensitive indicator of climate change and these areas are an early glimpse of what could happen in lowland environments. Peaking at 4808 m asl, the Mont-Blanc summit, at the boundary between France and Italy, is the highest of the Alps, in Western Europe. Its Massif is world-famous...

Author(s)
Pohl, B.; Joly, D.; Pergaud, J.; Buoncristiani, J. F.; Soare, P.; Berger, A.
Publisher
Nature Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Scientific Reports, 2019, 9, 1, pp 4919
Abstract

The designation of marine protected areas (MPAs) may have intense social and economic effects on human communities. Driven by overarching global and European policies and national legislations, current systematic conservation planning in the UK and France requires an ecosystem approach that takes...

Author(s)
Vitae, D. R. R.; Vitae, S. E. R.; Vitae, L. D. R.; Vitae, M. J. A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Environmental Science & Policy, 2015, 48, pp 115-127
Abstract

This study presents an evaluation of the environmental impacts of tourism on the city of Nice using two well-established marketing methods, importance-performance analysis (IPA) and the gap method. Environmental impacts are evaluated by visitors from the two main generating markets of the...

Author(s)
Prayag, G.; Brittnacher, A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2014, 19, 4, pp 461-475
Abstract

In France, the public acceptability of marine renewable energies and their impacts on ecosystem services (ES) involves questions about compensation for stakeholders, who may perceive some of their activities and interests to be modified. This paper seeks to understand how impacts on ES are...

Author(s)
Kermagoret, C.; Levrel, H.; Carlier, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scottish Geographical Journal, 2014, 130, 3, pp 188-206
Abstract

Tourism holds a significant share in the global carbon footprint. Transportation to the destination is recognized as the primary contributor, although its contribution can be less dominant in the context of short-haul travel. Previous studies do not provide a critical comparative analysis of how...

Author(s)
Filimonau, V.; Dickinson, J.; Robbins, D.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2014, 64, pp 628-638
Abstract

Geographical studies have developed in recent years that involve the qualification of tourism and leisure practices in order to understand their intrinsic standards and values, usefully supplementing the quantitative work of biologists. Using the example of recreational coastal foraging on Oléron...

Author(s)
Mossot, G.; Duvat, V.
Publisher
WIT Press, Southampton, UK
Citation
Tourism and environment, 2013, pp 1-11
Abstract

This paper examines two related methods for estimating selected environmental effects of tourism consumption associated with major events. Monitoring and evaluation procedures for major events require that event promoters and managers understand how levered tourism consumption creates both economic ...

Author(s)
Collins, A.; Munday, M.; Roberts, A.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2012, 51, 5, pp 577-590
Abstract

The capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus) in Central Europe is an endangered species of grouse that is thought to be highly susceptible to human disturbance, possibly causing local populations to decline. We investigated the behavioral response of capercaillie in the Black Forest, Germany, and the French ...

Author(s)
Thiel, D.; Ménoni, E.; Brenot, J. F.; Jenni, L.
Publisher
Wildlife Society, Bethesda, USA
Citation
Journal of Wildlife Management, 2007, 71, 6, pp 1784-1792
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Mountaineering.

This chapter describes recent trends in mountaineering adventure tourism and presents case studies from around the world. For each continent or region (Andes, Antarctica, Central Asia, Europe, Himalayas, New Zealand, North America, and Great Britain), information on mountaineering adventure tour...

Author(s)
Hales, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This paper deals with the prediction of French tourism/leisure mobility demands in 2050, and associated greenhouse gas emissions. The analysis is based on a model of household tourism/leisure mobility patterns based on four modes of transport. A sensitivity analysis quantifies possible changes in...

Author(s)
Dubois, G.; Ceron, J. P.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2006, 14, 2, pp 172-191

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