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This special volume (consisting of 24 articles, in addition to an introduction) considers the state of research and practice in sustainable tourism. The articles are organised into four thematic areas of research: community and multi-stakeholder perspectives on sustainability in tourism; business...

Author(s)
Budeanu, A.; Miller, G.; Moscardo, G.; Ooi, C. S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, 111, Part B, pp 285-539
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

Some of the suggested critical issues for Antarctic tourism include the role played by tourists as the last chance to see the icecaps before they melt, or represent potential 'ambassadors' within IAATO's (International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators) scope for self-regulation. The study...

Author(s)
Vila, M.; Costa, G.; Angulo-Preckler, C.; Sarda, R.; Avila, C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, 111, Part B, pp 451-460
Abstract

Despite several decades of academic and practical debate on tourism sustainability, its application in practice remains difficult. The dominant tourism discourse on sustainability (theory, seen as a concept) and responsibility (practice, understood as appropriate action) calls for a solid...

Author(s)
Mihalic, T.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, 111, Part B, pp 461-470
Abstract

Due to increasing interest in wildlife tourism, there is a growing need to consider the balance between use and protection of wildlife. Mutual exchange and acceptance of research results between different academic disciplines, such as wildlife ecology and tourism research, has until recently been...

Author(s)
Granquist, S. M.; Nilsson, P. Ǻ.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, 111, Part B, pp 471-478
Abstract

This work puts forward a generic methodological scheme, based on Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) principles, in order to estimate the environmental load in areas of considerable tourism activity. The possibility of combing LCA with Ecological Footprint Analysis (EFA), Environmental Indicators (EIs) and ...

Author(s)
Michailidou, A. V.; Vlachokostas, C.; Moussiopoulos, N.; Maleka, D.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, 111, Part B, pp 499-510
Abstract

In this paper, we propose broadening the concept of tourism's carbon footprint to include not only emissions embodied in tourism consumption but also emissions linked to the investments of the tourism sector. The measure proposed, the whole carbon footprint, implies allocating the emissions linked...

Author(s)
Cadarso, M. Á.; Gómez, N.; López, L. A.; Tobarra, M. Á.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, 111, Part B, pp 529-537

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