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The Svalbard Archipelago in the Norwegian high arctic has a diverse economy based on coal mining, arctic research, and the island's geostrategic importance. In recent years, tourism has become increasingly important, with more than a fourfold increase in tourists from the 1970s to the 1990s. This...

Author(s)
Kaltenborn, B. P.
Citation
Mountain Research and Development, 2000, 20, 1, pp 28-31
Abstract

Brown bears (Ursus arctos) are threatened by habitat loss, habitat fragmentation by infrastructure and human settlements, and have been hunted to local extinction in large areas of their former range. We analysed the habitat use during the non denning period of 106 radio-collared bears in an...

Author(s)
Nellemann, C.; Støen, O. G.; Kindberg, J.; Swenson, J. E.; Vistnes, I.; Ericsson, G.; Katajisto, J.; Kaltenborn, B. P.; Martin, J.; Ordiz, A.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Biological Conservation, 2007, 138, 1/2, pp 157-165
Abstract

World Heritage Sites (WHSs) are motivated by such diverse reasons as heritage celebration, alarm calls, tourism branding and marketing and place making. Irrespective of the primary motivation for their creation, WHSs are often used to develop tourism based on cultural and natural resources of...

Author(s)
Kaltenborn, B. P.; Thomassen, J.; Wold, L. C.; Linnell, J. D. C.; Skar, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2013, 21, 1, pp 99-116
Abstract

The Lofoten Islands in northern Norway face challenges from increasing visitor numbers, congestion, environmental impacts, and growing host-visitor tensions. Benefits include increased local employment and growing revenues. Future tourism policy requires better documentation of the non-economic...

Author(s)
Kaltenborn, B. P.; Kaltenborn, E. F.; Linnell, J. D. C.
Publisher
Arctic Institute of North America, Calgary, Canada
Citation
Arctic, 2019, 72, 1, pp 1-12