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Indigenous populations are frequently used in tourism promotion and marketing. This is also true for the Sami people in northern Europe. In the area, sometimes called Europe's last wilderness, the Sami and their culture are epitomised as a main asset for a growing tourism industry. Previously this...

Author(s)
Müller, D. K.; Huuva, S. K.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Ecotourism, 2009, 8, 2, pp 115-127
Abstract

Wildlife interpretive centers may increase the attractiveness of natural areas for visitors, provide local employment and income, and channel visitors to reduce wildlife disturbance. However, interpretive center success depends on understanding visitor preferences. This is facilitated by integrated ...

Author(s)
Lindberg, K.; Veisten, K.; Halse, A. H.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2019, 19, 2, pp 157-174
Abstract

We studied the impacts of a large skiing and hiking resort on the distribution of semi-domesticated reindeer in Saariselkä, eastern Finnish Lapland, in 1986 and 2000. The effect of intensity of outdoor activities on reindeer density in terms of pellet-group density was dependent variably on...

Author(s)
Helle, T.; Hallikainen, V.; Särkelä, M.; Haapalehto, M.; Niva, A.; Puoskari, J.
Publisher
Finnish Zoological and Botanical Publishing Board, Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Annales Zoologici Fennici, 2012, 49, 1/2, pp 23-35
Abstract

Potential avoidance by wild reindeer (Rangifer tarandus tarandus) of high-altitude tourist resorts during winter was investigated in and near Rondane National Park in Norway. Distribution of reindeer was mapped using systematic snowmobile surveys during 1991-96 and compared with results from...

Author(s)
Nellemann, C.; Jordhøy, P.; Støen, O. G.; Strand, O.
Citation
Arctic, 2000, 53, 1, pp 9-17
Abstract

This study reports migratory myiasis that occurred during 1991-2012 caused by the reindeer warble fly, Hypoderma tarandi, in 7 tourists to reindeer habitats of northern Scandinavia. It also reports 2 additional women (patients 8 and 9), independent of each other, who were asymptomatic but sought...

Author(s)
Kan, B.; Ǻsbakk, K.; Fossen, K.; Nilssen, A.; Panadero, R.; Otranto, D.
Publisher
National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
Citation
Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2013, 19, 5, pp 830-832
Abstract

Protection of nature for biodiversity, and for the material livelihoods of Indigenous peoples, have much in common. Indigenous relations to nature are, however, based on unity between use and protection, implying that human use is necessary for effective protection. Often protected areas include...

Author(s)
Riseth, J. Ǻ.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Geographical Research, 2007, 45, 2, pp 177-185
Abstract

A high-resolution peat profile from the vicinity of Saariselkä (68°25.24′N, 27°25.19′E), a large tourist centre in northern Finnish Lapland, was sampled continuously at near annual resolution to a depth of 22 cm in order to interpret the changes in pollen assemblages and vegetation resulting from...

Author(s)
Räsänen, S.; Froyd, C.; Goslar, T.
Publisher
Arnold, London, UK
Citation
Holocene, 2007, 17, 4, pp 447-456
Abstract

A discussion of the national and regional importance of non-wood forest products (wild berries and edible fungi, hunting, recreational fishing, reindeer husbandry and ecotourism) in Finland.

Author(s)
Saastamoinen, O.
Publisher
European Forest Institute, Joensuu, Finland
Citation
EFI Proceedings, 1996, No. 9, pp 181-190
Abstract

Habitat selection of semi-domesticated reindeer (Rangifer tarandus tarandus) was investigated through faecal pellet-group counts and by direct observations of reindeer from helicopter in the Lǻngfjället area Idre reindeer herding district (62°10′N) and in Mittǻdalen reindeer herding district...

Author(s)
Skarin, A.; Danell, Ö.; Bergström, R.; Moen, J.
Publisher
Nordic Council for Reindeer Research (NOR), Tromsø, Norway
Citation
Rangifer, 2004, 24, 2, pp 95-103
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European grasslands encompass a wide range of habitats that vary greatly in terms of their management, agricultural productivity, socio-economic value and nature conservation status, reflecting local differences in physical environment and economy, the effects of traditional practices and impacts...

Author(s)
Hopkins, A.; Holz, B.
Publisher
Estonian Grassland Society, Tartu, Estonia
Citation
Integrating efficient grassland farming and biodiversity. Proceedings of the 13th International Occasional Symposium of the European Grassland Federation, Tartu, Estonia, 29-31 August 2005, 2005, pp 15-29

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