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Pistacia vera L. (pistachio) is a tree widely cultivated for its edible nuts in Iran, the Mediterranean countries, China, the United States (mainly California), and some other countries. The objective of the present study is to provide a framework for sustainable agriculture in small islands,...

Author(s)
Komnitsas, K. A.; Doula, M. K.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Environmental Forensics, 2017, 18, 3, pp 214-225
Abstract

Despite the growth of tourism in the Caribbean, sustainable tourism studies of island societies remain fragmented and inconsistent. In this article, we provide a critical inquiry into sustainability and resilience in small island tourism economies in the Caribbean from an emic perspective,...

Author(s)
Peterson, R. R.; Harrill, R.; Dipietro, R. B.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2017, 22, 3, pp 407-419
Abstract

Island studies and tourism studies have overlapping interests, but there was little interaction between them. This article seeks to facilitate a convergence between the two fields. Taking its cue from island studies, the article investigates the role of the metaphors of 'heaven' and 'hell,' in the...

Author(s)
Cohen, E.
Publisher
Faculty of Economics, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Acta Turistica, 2017, 29, 1, pp 7-31
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Cover for Resilience and tourism in remote locations: Pitcairn Island.

This chapter examines the vulnerability of small island developing states such as the Pitcairn Islands, and how their adaptive capacity to changing circumstances is important in achieving the goal of sustainable livelihood. The chapter discusses Pitcairn's current political and socio-economic...

Author(s)
Amoamo, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648330)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Resilience and tourism in islands: insights from the Caribbean.

This chapter makes the case for the competitive advantage of small island economies as tourism destinations. It argues that the social and economic fabric of small island jurisdictions - which includes a canny disposition towards occupational multiplicity by the local labour force - breeds a form...

Author(s)
Alberts, A.; Baldacchino, G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648330)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Tourism is an unusually important economic sector for the Small Island Development States (SIDS). Islands are the second most visited destinations after historic cities. The SIDS tourism is usually dependent on foreign investment and in the form of All-Inclusive (AI) system. Few studies have...

Author(s)
Mitchell, J.; Li ShiNa
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events, 2017, 9, 2, pp 182-200
Abstract

Ninety percent species of butterflies can be found in the tropics. Southeast Asia has one of the highest Lepidopteran biodiversity in the world, while over 1,200 species of butterflies reside in Malaysia. Despite high Lepidopteran diversity, there is still little knowledge on the butterfly...

Author(s)
Fathihi-Hakimi Rosmidi; Muhamad-Aidil Zahidin; Amalina Adanan; Amirah Azizah; Pesiu, E.; Abdullah, M. T.
Publisher
Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia
Citation
Journal of Sustainability Science and Management, 2017, 12, 1, pp 40-48
Abstract

This study examines the liaison between business cycles and tourism demand flows to Aruba and Barbados by considering the between- and within-dimensions of business cycle effects. The study demonstrates that business cycles have a causal, dynamic bearing on tourism demand cycles, depending on the...

Author(s)
Croes, R.; Ridderstaat, J.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2017, 23, 7, pp 1451-1475
Abstract

The dispersion of built-up areas in peri-urban zones is considered an important, almost irreversible environmental threat, especially in coastal zones and islands. In this paper, we use soil sealing datasets derived from the European Environment Agency in order to estimate the expansion of built-up ...

Author(s)
Kizos, T.; Tsilimigkas, G.; Karampela, S.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie, 2017, 108, 6, pp 836-853
Abstract

The ongoing processes of climate change and natural resource exhaustion have an especially great impact on small islands. Kinmen is an archipelago of several islands of approximately 150 km2 in area located off the southeast coast of mainland China. Kinmen does not have an abundance of natural...

Author(s)
Liu HuaYueh; Chen ShinNe
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Paddy and Water Environment, 2017, 15, 4, pp 809-819

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