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This thesis applies the contingent valuation method (CVM) to endangered species, forest recreation and mountain tourism. The subjects addressed are benefits of environmental amenities, non-response bias and choice of policy instrument. The thesis is in 2 parts, an introduction to the subject of...

Author(s)
Fredman, P.
Publisher
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden
Citation
Acta Universitatis Agriculturae Sueciae - Silvestria, 2000, No. 136, pp 161 pp.
Abstract

The proceedings are presented of a Swedish conference on the positive value of game. A contribution on game as a resource for many people, is followed by a further 10 contributions, dealing with topics such as changes during 1980-2001; the importance of nature for respect and the quality of life;...

Publisher
Kungl. Skogs- och Lantbruksakademiens (Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry), Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Kungl. Skogs- och Lantbruksakademiens Tidskrift, 2003, 142, 2, pp 70 pp.
Abstract

This report discusses the growing appeal for circumpolar tourism in the Arctic region and the constraints and paradoxes surrounding the development of circumpolar tourism. Circumpolar tourism refers to travel that is conducted around the North and South Poles but this report focuses on tourism...

Author(s)
Loverseed, H.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2008, No.13, pp 1-39
Abstract

We examined the potential effects of tourist destinations on territory occupancy and breeding success of the Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) in northern Finland. We gathered information from 12 tourist destinations and from all known Golden Eagle territories surrounding these within a radius of 40 ...

Author(s)
Kaisanlahti-Jokimäki, M. L.; Jokimäki, J.; Huhta, E.; Ukkola, M.; Helle, P.; Ollila, T.
Publisher
Birdlife Suomi, Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Ornis Fennica, 2008, 85, 1, pp 2-12
Abstract

Tourism in the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard, Norway, has increased significantly in the last decade. Cruise ships make landings all around the archipelago, and there are numerous snowmobile, boat and hiking excursions. We describe disturbance effects on the three geese species that breed in...

Author(s)
Madsen, J.; Tombre, I.; Eide, N. E.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Polar Research, 2009, 28, 3, pp 376-389
Abstract

The impacts of human-induced disturbance on birds have been studied in growing extent, but there are relatively few studies about the effects of recreation on forest bird communities in protected areas. In this paper, the relative importance of recreation as well as environmental variables on bird...

Author(s)
Kangas, K.; Luoto, M.; Ihantola, A.; Tomppo, E.; Siikamäki, P.
Publisher
Ecological Society of America, Washington, USA
Citation
Ecological Applications, 2010, 20, 6, pp 1775-1786
Abstract

Even in protected areas, it is inevitable that any human use will produce some impact on natural resources. This study identifies visitors' tolerance of potential negative ecological impacts from tourism activities and facilities in a Norwegian national park context, based on park visitors'...

Author(s)
Haukeland, J. V.; Veisten, K.; Grue, B.; Vistad, O. I.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2013, 21, 2, pp 291-313
Abstract

Nature-based tourism and recreation within and close to protected areas may have negative environmental impacts on biodiversity due to urban development, landscape fragmentation, and increased disturbance. We conducted a 3-year study of disturbances of birds induced by nature-based tourism over a...

Author(s)
Huhta, E.; Sulkava, P.
Publisher
Springer, New York, USA
Citation
Environmental Management, 2014, 53, 5, pp 1005-1014
Abstract

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

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