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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 special issue, consisting of 11 papers, examines how and to what extent sustainable tourism could help fulfil the increasing demands now being placed on protected areas (PAs). It aims to critically examine key issues and developments in both the management and research agendas associated with...

Author(s)
Job, H.; Becken, S.; Lane, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2017, 25, 12, pp 1697-1894
Abstract

Political, socio-economic and environmental changes are creating demands for protected areas (PAs) to fulfill a double mandate of both "protection" and "use". An appropriate mix of tourism products in PAs could help fulfill those demands. The conceptual framework of the Product-based Typology for...

Author(s)
Butzmann, E.; Job, H.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2017, 25, 12, pp 1736-1755
Abstract

Following the growth of nature-based tourism, national parks and other protected areas have become important tourist attractions and tools for regional development. Meanwhile, research on the impact of nature on human health and well-being is increasing and taken into account in park management....

Author(s)
Puhakka, R.; Pitkänen, K.; Siikamäki, P.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2017, 25, 12, pp 1830-1847
Abstract

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...

Author(s)
Espiner, S.; Becken, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2014, 22, 4, pp 646-665
Abstract

Coastal and marine environments are among the most popular areas for outdoor recreation and tourism. Coastal areas have also been identified as the most vulnerable to climate change, for example as a result of extreme events and sea-level rise. It will be increasingly important for coastal tourism ...

Author(s)
Moreno, A.; Becken, S.
Publisher
Routledge Journals, Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2009, 17, 4, pp 473-488
Abstract

This review article advances debate and research on the global-local nexus that shapes, and increasingly determines, the existence of Protected Areas (PAs) and their function as areas of high conservation value as well as tourism destinations. The demands on PAs have grown from an initial focus on...

Author(s)
Becken, S.; Job, H.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2014, 22, 4, pp 507-527
Abstract

Whale-watching tourism, currently worth $1 billion p.a. worldwide, depends upon the continued presence of whale, dolphin and porpoise species (collectively called cetaceans) within a specific area. Current evidence suggests that the distribution and/or abundance of cetaceans is likely to alter in...

Author(s)
Lambert, E.; Hunter, C.; Pierce, G. J.; MacLeod, C. D.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2010, 18, 3, pp 409-427
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
Abstract

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...

Author(s)
Becken, S.; Lama, A. K.; Espiner, S.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Environmental Development, 2013, 8, pp 22-37

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