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Wildlife interpretive centers may increase the attractiveness of natural areas for visitors, provide local employment and income, and channel visitors to reduce wildlife disturbance. However, interpretive center success depends on understanding visitor preferences. This is facilitated by integrated ...

Author(s)
Lindberg, K.; Veisten, K.; Halse, A. H.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2019, 19, 2, pp 157-174
Abstract

Platanthera obtusata subsp. oligantha (Turcz.) Hultén is an orchid with distribution in Norway confined to Troms and Finnmark counties. The species is red list categorized as endangered (EN) due to few populations, restricted distribution, and low and declining estimated total number of plants. In...

Author(s)
Skrede, S.; Heggelund, I.; Johnsen, O.; Lunde, S. E.; Skrede, H.; Gaarder, G.
Publisher
Norsk Botanisk Forening, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Blyttia, 2018, 76, 3, pp 155-165
Abstract

The need to integrate non-market ecosystem services into decision-making is widely acknowledged. Despite the exponentially growing body of literature, trade-offs between services are still poorly understood. We conducted a systematic review of published literature in the Nordic countries (Denmark,...

Author(s)
Filyushkina, A.; Strange, N.; Löf, M.; Ezebilo, E. E.; Boman, M.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research, 2016, 31, 1, pp 99-110
Abstract

Arctic caribou and reindeer face an increase in human activity, tourism and infrastructure, which impact may depend on the potential for habituation. Habituation to nonlethal human disturbance in wild animals depends on their risk perception and is therefore hard to separate from effects of...

Author(s)
Hansen, B. B.; Aanes, R.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Polar Biology, 2015, 38, 2, pp 145-151
Abstract

The rotation length is a key component of even-aged forest management systems. Using Fennoscandian forestry as a case, we review the socio-ecological implications of modifying rotation lengths relative to current practice by evaluating effects on a range of ecosystem services and on biodiversity...

Author(s)
Roberge, J. M.; Laudon, H.; Björkman, C.; Ranius, T.; Sandström, C.; Felton, A.; Sténs, A.; Nordin, A.; Granström, A.; Widemo, F.; Bergh, J.; Sonesson, J.; Stenlid, J.; Lundmark, T.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Ambio, 2016, 45, Suppl. 2, pp S109-S123
Abstract

The Dividalen (Sami: Dieváidvuovdi) valley in Troms county, North Norway, is well known for its old-growth pine forest, a biodiversity hotspot for dead wood-inhabiting fungi and lichens. The majority of the valley is protected within the Upper Dividalen Landscape Conservation Area and National...

Author(s)
Sjögren, P.; Kirchhefer, A. J.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
International Journal of Biodiversity Science, Ecosystem Services and Management, 2012, 8, 4, pp 338-350
Abstract

We studied the impacts of a large skiing and hiking resort on the distribution of semi-domesticated reindeer in Saariselkä, eastern Finnish Lapland, in 1986 and 2000. The effect of intensity of outdoor activities on reindeer density in terms of pellet-group density was dependent variably on...

Author(s)
Helle, T.; Hallikainen, V.; Särkelä, M.; Haapalehto, M.; Niva, A.; Puoskari, J.
Publisher
Finnish Zoological and Botanical Publishing Board, Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Annales Zoologici Fennici, 2012, 49, 1/2, pp 23-35
Abstract

The development of multi-functional forestry is an emerging issue in sustainable forestry management. Forestry in Finland is an important pillar of national economy. It was concluded that Finland's forestry has developed into the stage of multi-functional use, with outstanding performances in terms ...

Author(s)
Li XiaoYong; Li HongXun; Wang Lei; Zhu Han; Wang LiJie; Zhang YiJing; Zhang Hong
Publisher
Research Institute of Forestry Policy and Information, Chinese Academy of Forestry, Beijing, China
Citation
World Forestry Research, 2011, 24, 4, pp 66-70
Abstract

Invasion of the deer ked (Lipoptena cervi), an ectoparasitic fly commonly found in cervids, has been rapid in Finland during the last four decades. As the distribution area of this species has expanded from the south towards the northern latitudes, the associated problems have become more evident....

Author(s)
Kaunisto, S.; Kortet, R.; Härkönen, L.; Härkönen, S.; Ylönen, H.; Laaksonen, S.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag GmbH, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2009, 104, 4, pp 919-925
Abstract

Because wild reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) are hunted in southern Norway, reindeer may perceive all recreationists as threats. Potential adverse effects of hunting on reindeer behavior may be exacerbated by other forms of recreation because the number of skiers and hikers in areas inhabited by...

Author(s)
Reimers, E.; Loe, L. E.; Eftestøl, S.; Colman, J. E.; Dahle, B.
Publisher
Wildlife Society, Bethesda, USA
Citation
Journal of Wildlife Management, 2009, 73, 6, pp 844-851

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