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The Franz Josef and Fox Glacier townships in New Zealand's "Glacier Country", neighbouring Westland National Park, are remote tourist attractions facing multiple future sustainability challenges. Despite their distance from their markets, they attract 600,000 visitors annually and are fundamental...

Espiner, S.; Becken, S.
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2014, 22, 4, pp 646-665
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Cover for The risk of climate change for tourism in the Maldives.

This chapter discusses the risks that face the Maldives as a result of global climate change, and contrasts these with the perceptions of climate change risks held by stakeholders in the tourism industry. The chapter states that climate change risks for tourism in the Maldives are significant and...

Becken, S.; Hay, J.; Espiner, S.
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845936792)
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There is increasing empirical evidence that the climate in Nepal is changing and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future, with substantial impacts on the long-established ways of life of the local people. The development of responsive actions, or climate change adaptation, hinges on...

Becken, S.; Lama, A. K.; Espiner, S.
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Environmental Development, 2013, 8, pp 22-37