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This paper critically engages with the role of ecotourism in the emergent concept of rewilding, by examining the case of Rewilding Lapland, an initiative launched by the Rewilding Europe Foundation in 2015 (Rewilding Lapland was renamed Rewilding Sweden in early 2018). The paper investigates how ...

Author(s)
Koninx, F.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Ecotourism, 2019, 18, 4, pp 332-347
Abstract

In global imaginaries, wilderness areas are considered to represent the last parts of "original" nature, untouched by civilization and modernization. In most cases, this is misleading as wilderness environments have been exploited, explored and also converted into administrative units in various...

Author(s)
Saarinen, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2019, 27, 4, pp 472-487
Abstract

The 11 articles in this collection address key issues around the political ecology of tourism in an era of anthropogenic environmental change. They build on emerging work that brings a political ecology lens to tourism, pushing this agenda forward by integrating the roles played by conceptual...

Author(s)
Mostafanezhad, M.; Norum, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2019, 27, 4, pp 421-607
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The conceptual framework of ecostrategies (views and use of landscape) presented here have been used to analyse various cases of nature-based tourism and related activities such as outdoor recreation, outdoor education, nature reserves and conservation. The role of the ecostrategies is to...

Author(s)
Sandell, K.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2016, 64, 1, pp 63-80
Abstract

Second home tourism is one of the most popular forms of nature-based recreation in Finland and other Nordic countries. A recurrent explanation for its popularity is the idea of postwar Baby Boom generation's return to their roots in the countryside. Younger generations, however, do not share a...

Author(s)
Pitkanen, K.; Puhakka, R.; Semi, J.; Hall, C. M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2014, 18, 3, pp 207-221