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The release of pharmacologically active compounds (PhACs) into aquatic ecosystems poses an environmental risk resulting in a chronic exposure of non-target organisms. A great variety of PhACs, of generally low concentrations, and the complicated sample preparation, makes circumstantial the accurate ...

Author(s)
Maasz, G.; Mayer, M.; Zrinyi, Z.; Molnar, E.; Kuzma, M.; Fodor, I.; Pirger, Z.; Takács, P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Science of the Total Environment, 2019, 677, pp 545-555
Abstract

Planning frequently fails to include the valuation of public goods and services. This can have long-term negative economic consequences for a region. This is especially the case in mountainous regions such as the Alps, which depend on tourism and where land-use changes can negatively impact key...

Author(s)
Grêt-Regamey, A.; Bebi, P.; Bishop, I. D.; Schmid, W. A.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Environmental Management, 2008, 89, 3, pp 197-208
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The Mediterranean enlargement: an overview.

This chapter (i) briefly highlights common and contrasting elements between Mediterranean and Central and Eastern European (CEE) accession states, (ii) highlights common and contrasting elements between Malta and Cyprus themselves, (iii) exemplifies this through aspects of tourism-environment...

Author(s)
Alipour, H.; Hall, D.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931179)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Among tourist activities in the Alps, winter sports have a prominent role because of the large scale of changes they cause at the habitat and landscape level. We have analysed whether ski resorts lead to significant threats to the avian diversity in the coniferous forests of the western Italian...

Author(s)
Laiolo, P.; Rolando, A.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Animal Conservation, 2005, 8, 1, pp 9-16
Abstract

This article highlights the impact of mass ski tourism on the environment in the Dolomites (Italian Alps), where in winter the principal activities are snow sports. In implementing this development model, the Dolomite region has achieved important results in terms of numbers of tourists and...

Author(s)
Franch, M.; Martini, U.; Inverardi, P. L. N.; Buffa, F.; Marzani, P.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2005, 9, 1, pp 33-46
Abstract

This chapter explores the development of active sport tourism in the French Alps and outlines some of the key considerations concerning the growth of adventure sport tourism in this fragile location. In particular, it notes the changing trends involving sport tourism within the French Alps and...

Author(s)
Bourdeau, P.; Corneloup, J.; Mao, P.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Sport tourism: interrelationships, impacts and issues, 2004, pp 101-116
Abstract

The transition countries of East Central Europe (ECE) have had to cope with some severe environmental problems inherited from the communist period when urban-industrial development accelerated and pressure from tourism increased; and while the balance between agriculture and forestry did not change ...

Author(s)
Turnock, D.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Land Use Policy, 2002, 19, 1, pp 47-63
Abstract

The degradation of alpine meadows due to the abandonment of agriculture in favour of tourism is discussed. The problem is more acute in the Italian Dolomites than in the Swiss or Austrian Alps, due largely to the system of inheritance which fragments farmland. The neglected scrub-infested meadows...

Author(s)
Zanche, C. de; Baldoin, C.
Citation
Informatore Agrario, 1999, 55, 26, pp 35-40
Abstract

This paper examines the impacts of three consecutive snow-deficient winters at the end of the 1980s on the winter tourism industry in Switzerland. It is shown that ski areas in lower areas suffered severe consequences. Ski areas at higher altitudes (in particular glacier ski resorts) on the other...

Author(s)
Koenig, U.; Abegg, B.
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 1997, 5, 1, pp 46-58
Abstract

Twenty-nine papers are presented from a NATO Advanced Research Workshop held in Krakow, Poland, August 1996. The papers aim to: critically assess existing knowledge of the contributions of national parks and protected areas to heritage conservation, tourism and sustainable development; identify...

Publisher
Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany
Citation
National parks and protected areas: keystones to conservation and sustainable development., 1997, pp ix + 292 pp.

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