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The effects of a large holiday resort on the distribution and range use of semi-domesticated reindeer were studied in the three most important habitat types on the NW edge of Saariselkä forest, eastern Finnish Lapland. In two of these habitats the relative reindeer densities increased in winter,...

Author(s)
Helle, T.; Särkelä, M.
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research, 1993, 8, 1, pp 123-133
Abstract

A discussion of the national and regional importance of non-wood forest products (wild berries and edible fungi, hunting, recreational fishing, reindeer husbandry and ecotourism) in Finland.

Author(s)
Saastamoinen, O.
Publisher
European Forest Institute, Joensuu, Finland
Citation
EFI Proceedings, 1996, No. 9, pp 181-190
Abstract

Potential avoidance by wild reindeer (Rangifer tarandus tarandus) of high-altitude tourist resorts during winter was investigated in and near Rondane National Park in Norway. Distribution of reindeer was mapped using systematic snowmobile surveys during 1991-96 and compared with results from...

Author(s)
Nellemann, C.; Jordhøy, P.; Støen, O. G.; Strand, O.
Citation
Arctic, 2000, 53, 1, pp 9-17
Abstract

Habitat selection of semi-domesticated reindeer (Rangifer tarandus tarandus) was investigated through faecal pellet-group counts and by direct observations of reindeer from helicopter in the Lǻngfjället area Idre reindeer herding district (62°10′N) and in Mittǻdalen reindeer herding district...

Author(s)
Skarin, A.; Danell, Ö.; Bergström, R.; Moen, J.
Publisher
Nordic Council for Reindeer Research (NOR), Tromsø, Norway
Citation
Rangifer, 2004, 24, 2, pp 95-103
AbstractFull Text

European grasslands encompass a wide range of habitats that vary greatly in terms of their management, agricultural productivity, socio-economic value and nature conservation status, reflecting local differences in physical environment and economy, the effects of traditional practices and impacts...

Author(s)
Hopkins, A.; Holz, B.
Publisher
Estonian Grassland Society, Tartu, Estonia
Citation
Integrating efficient grassland farming and biodiversity. Proceedings of the 13th International Occasional Symposium of the European Grassland Federation, Tartu, Estonia, 29-31 August 2005, 2005, pp 15-29
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Hunting tourism as ecotourism: conflicts and opportunities.

This chapter describes moose hunting in Locknevi, Sweden, and explores the economic, sociocultural, and ecological aspects of hunting tourism, particularly from the local hunters' perspective. It is concluded that hunting tourism has a potential to fulfil the principles of ecotourism in terms of...

Author(s)
Gunnarsdotter, Y.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 1845931343)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

A high-resolution peat profile from the vicinity of Saariselkä (68°25.24′N, 27°25.19′E), a large tourist centre in northern Finnish Lapland, was sampled continuously at near annual resolution to a depth of 22 cm in order to interpret the changes in pollen assemblages and vegetation resulting from...

Author(s)
Räsänen, S.; Froyd, C.; Goslar, T.
Publisher
Arnold, London, UK
Citation
Holocene, 2007, 17, 4, pp 447-456
Abstract

Protection of nature for biodiversity, and for the material livelihoods of Indigenous peoples, have much in common. Indigenous relations to nature are, however, based on unity between use and protection, implying that human use is necessary for effective protection. Often protected areas include...

Author(s)
Riseth, J. Ǻ.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Geographical Research, 2007, 45, 2, pp 177-185
Abstract

Indigenous populations are frequently used in tourism promotion and marketing. This is also true for the Sami people in northern Europe. In the area, sometimes called Europe's last wilderness, the Sami and their culture are epitomised as a main asset for a growing tourism industry. Previously this...

Author(s)
Müller, D. K.; Huuva, S. K.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Ecotourism, 2009, 8, 2, pp 115-127
Abstract

There seems to be a trend for humans to interact with free-ranging wildlife in addition to interact with animals in parks and zoos. In Sweden, there is also an opposing spatial trend. One example is the establishment of themed moose parks where visitors can interact closely with the animals. This...

Author(s)
Brandin, E.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2009, 12, 5/6, pp 413-427

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