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This is a case study on a small mountainous island in the Aegean Sea with the policy goal of preparing it to become member of UNESCO's World Network of Biosphere Reserves. While the local community opted for such an identity very early on, there are a number of obstacles to be overcome. The...

Author(s)
Fischer-Kowalski, M.; Löw, M.; Noll, D.; Petridis, P.; Skoulikidis, N.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2020, 12, 5,
Abstract

Ranking methodologies for estimating campsite impacts have traditionally been used in addition to (and sometimes in place of) actual measures of impacts. Ranking systems are easier to implement; however, there is concern that these methods may not accurately assess actual (quantitative) measures of ...

Author(s)
Jackson, B.; Kuehn, D. M.; Briggs, R.; Beier, C.; Zhang LianJun
Publisher
Sagamore Publishing, Urbana, USA
Citation
Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 2019, 37, 1, pp unpaginated
Abstract

This report highlights the risks that climate change poses for Australia's tourism sector. Following this introduction, Chapter 2 outlines the importance of the tourism industry for Australia's economy and Chapter 3 describes the climate change risks to the industry. Chapter 4 focuses on...

Author(s)
Hughes, L.; Stock, P.; Brailsford, L.; Alexander, D.
Publisher
Climate Council of Australia Limited, Sydney, Australia
Citation
Icons at risk: climate change threatening Australian tourism, 2018, pp iv + 61 pp.
Abstract

This article focuses on a collaborative approach for addressing impacts of watercraft-based tourism in Tracy Arm-Fords Terror Wilderness, Alaska. This approach is the Wilderness Best Management Practices (WBMP) and involves codes of conduct for managing use in this area. This article examines...

Author(s)
Pomeranz, E. F.; Needham, M. D.; Kruger, L. E.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2013, 9, 1/2, pp 95-115
Abstract

Voluntary codes of conduct and best management practices are increasingly popular methods for addressing impacts of recreation and tourism in protected areas. In southeast Alaska, for example, a collaborative stakeholder process has been used for creating, implementing, and managing the voluntary...

Author(s)
Pomeranz, E. F.; Needham, M. D.; Kruger, L. E.
Publisher
Sagamore Publishing, Urbana, USA
Citation
Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 2013, 31, 3, pp 23-44
Abstract

Natural resource managers are increasingly turning to indirect environmental management strategies to encourage appropriate wilderness recreation behaviour because of reluctance to regulate and scarce resources for enforcement. This study identified priority topics for on-trail messages designed to ...

Author(s)
Bissix, G.; Rive, K.; Kruisselbrink, D.
Publisher
Wilfrid Laurier University Press, Waterloo, Canada
Citation
Leisure/Loisir, 2009, 33, 2, pp 615-636
Abstract

We review the scientific literature, especially from the past decade, on the impacts of human activities on the Antarctic environment. A range of impacts has been identified at a variety of spatial and temporal scales. Chemical contamination and sewage disposal on the continent have been found to...

Author(s)
Tin, T.; Fleming, Z. L.; Hughes, K. A.; Ainley, D. G.; Convey, P.; Moreno, C. A.; Pfeiffer, S.; Scott, J.; Snape, I.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Antarctic Science, 2009, 21, 1, pp 3-33
Abstract

Marine tourism is an important component of nature-based tourism in the Kimberley Region of northern Western Australia. It offers a wide range of passive and active recreational activities in near-pristine wilderness areas. Marine tourism in the region is recognised as a growth sector having...

Author(s)
Collins, J. H.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Geographical Research, 2008, 46, 1, pp 111-123
Abstract

It is generally accepted that recreation use in natural environments results in some degree of negative social and environmental impact. Environmental managers are tasked with mitigating the impact while providing beneficial recreation opportunities. Research on the factors that influence visitors' ...

Author(s)
White, D. D.; Virden, R. J.; Riper, C. J. van
Publisher
Springer-Verlag, New York, USA
Citation
Environmental Management, 2008, 42, 4, pp 647-657
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Cover for Managing polar tourism: issues and approaches.

This chapter identifies critical issues that characterize the polar regions' management settings and briefly discusses the prominent approaches now employed to respond to these issues. Sections discuss: managing wilderness; jurisdictional authority and enforcement capacity; determining...

Author(s)
Snyder, J. M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932473)
Type
Book chapter

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