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This paper examines a paradoxical issue in tourism's adaptation to climate change and emissions reduction demands. Operators increasingly take tourists to destinations threatened by climate change, with Antarctica and other polar regions as favourites and cruise ship and aircraft as main transport...

Author(s)
Eijgelaar, E.; Thaper, C.; Peeters, P.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2010, 18, 3, pp 337-354
Abstract

This paper seeks to understand the complex values held by those involved in Protected Area and World Heritage stewardship. Using IUCN Protected Area categories, a values framework is developed and applied to demonstrate how values guide stewardship in protected areas. In-depth interviews with key...

Author(s)
Liburd, J. J.; Becken, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2017, 25, 12, pp 1719-1735
Abstract

Societies collapse when there is an increasing natural resource scarcity and growing stratification of society into rich and poor. The neoliberal world of targets, business plans and short term economic justification in which we live exacerbates these risks to society. It is imperative to find new...

Author(s)
Job, H.; Becken, S.; Lane, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2017, 25, 12, pp 1697-1718
Abstract

This paper explores the issues in estimating the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the tourism industry and related activity in Australia. The scope of tourism consists of the economic activities defined as "tourism characteristic" and "tourism connected" as defined in the Australian Tourism...

Author(s)
Dwyer, L.; Forsyth, P.; Spurr, R.; Hoque, S.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2010, 18, 3, pp 355-376
Abstract

Private protected areas (PPAs) are expanding rapidly in less-industrialized nations. This paper explores cases in Los Ríos, Chile, to understand how local people living in and near three PPAs viewed impacts of tourism development on human well-being and local governance asking: (1) Why and how do...

Author(s)
Serenari, C.; Peterson, M. N.; Wallace, T.; Stowhas, P.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2017, 25, 12, pp 1792-1810
Abstract

It is now accepted that tourism is a significant contributor to global climate change, especially through air travel's high greenhouse gas emissions. This paper analyses the dilemmas facing tourism planning in many small island developing states and presents a model approach toward overcoming those ...

Author(s)
Gössling, S.; Schumacher, K. P.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2010, 18, 3, pp 377-391
Abstract

The 10 papers in this issue highlight key challenges that tourism faces in its attempts to better understand and manage the problem of climate change, and suggest valuable ways forward. The first three papers, following the introduction, seek to understand tourists' contribution to climate change...

Author(s)
Scott, D.; Becken, S.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2010, 18, 3, pp 283-473
Abstract

Tourism is a major global industry and air travel is an increasingly vital component of international tourism. This paper examines the neglected relationship between tourism and aviation with regard to global environmental impacts, including energy use and greenhouse gas emissions. Based on visitor ...

Author(s)
Becken, S.
Publisher
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2002, 10, 2, pp 114-131
Abstract

This special issue on tourism transport (i) brings together a range of environmental initiatives relating to tourist transport, (ii) explores current and future tourism travel patterns and impacts, and (iii) discusses the societal phenomena that encourage increased mobility. It consists of an...

Author(s)
Becken, S.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2006, 14, 2, pp 113-219
Abstract

This paper examines the paradoxical issues surrounding long-distance tourism to view polar bears, a form of tourism which is disproportionately (on a per capita basis) responsible for greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions that are negatively affecting survival chances of the species. It also notes that...

Author(s)
Dawson, J.; Stewart, E. J.; Lemelin, H.; Scott, D.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2010, 18, 3, pp 319-336

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