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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
Abstract

Biological invasions have become one of the main drivers of habitat degradation and a leading cause of biodiversity loss in island ecosystems worldwide. The spread of invasive species poses a particular environmental threat on the islands of the Mediterranean Basin, which are hot spots of...

Author(s)
Celesti-Grapow, L.; Bassi, L.; Brundu, G.; Camarda, I.; Carli, E.; D'Auria, G.; Guacchio, E. del; Domina, G.; Ferretti, G.; Foggi, B.; Lazzaro, L.; Mazzola, P.; Peccenini, S.; Pretto, F.; Stinca, A.; Blasi, C.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Plant Biosystems, 2016, 150, 5, pp 1119-1133
AbstractFull Text

Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the Indian Ocean (Mauritius, Rodrigues, Seychelles or Madagascar) received a serious legal blow with an influx of tourists affected with HIV/AIDS in recent times. And the situation is becoming alarming both among local residents and tourists. No proper...

Author(s)
Gunputh, R. P.; Hurry, U.; Singh, U. G.; Sameerchand Pudaruh
Publisher
Sun Yat-sen University and Washington State University, Guangzhou, China
Citation
Conference proceedings, the 6th Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Marketing and Management Conference, Guangzhou, China, 14-17 July 2016, 2016, pp 75-78
Abstract

Small islands are seen as iconic destinations for ecotourism due to their rich natural biodiversity and spectacular surroundings. Malaysia has a substantial number of islands, numbering approximately 878 islands. Pangkor Island is a popular destination among domestic and international tourists...

Author(s)
Seyedehelham Sadatiseyedmahalleh; Suraiyati Rahman; Badaruddin Mohamed
Publisher
Canadian Center of Science and Education, Toronto, Canada
Citation
Modern Applied Science, 2016, 10, 7, pp 66-73
Abstract

This study postulates that tourism development (TD) and residents' quality of life (QoL) may have an intrinsically reciprocal relationship. The possible connection between TD and QoL is investigated in the island of Aruba, with economic development as a mediating variable. This investigation...

Author(s)
Ridderstaat, J.; Croes, R.; Nijkamp, P.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2016, 24, 10, pp 1461-1479
AbstractFull Text

For more than 15 years, the World tourism organization and other major multilateral organizations have worked on the development of reliable tools for assessing tourism related to others economic activities in a country: the tourism satellite account. Its implementation at a sub-national level is a ...

Author(s)
Jean-Pierre, P.; Perrain, D.
Publisher
Varna University of Management (ex International University College), Varna, Bulgaria
Citation
European Journal of Tourism Research, 2016, 12, pp 99-113
Abstract

Globally, modifications to the landscape have drastically transformed social and ecological communities. The implication of global climate change for small islands and small island communities is especially troublesome. Socially, small islands have a limited resource base, deal with varying degrees ...

Author(s)
Pompeii, B.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
GeoJournal, 2016, 81, 3, pp 457-473
Abstract

Although academic literature has examined sport events in urban and rural communities, there is limited research on the forces and dynamics that influence the sustainability of sport events in islands. Cyprus represents a small island developing state with an embryonic event industry, which poses...

Author(s)
Ziakas, V.; Boukas, N.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2016, 20, 4, pp 537-563
Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of the links between climate finance and tourism adaptation development. Besides increasing adaptation and mitigation efforts to limit greenhouse gas emissions, climate change remains a major challenge in the twenty-first century and...

Author(s)
Nascimento, D. V. do
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2016, 8, 5, pp 593-605

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