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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

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
AbstractFull Text

Many Greek islands, like Crete, Rhodes, Corfu, Santorini and Mykonos, are included among the most popular tourist destinations worldwide. For Greece and especially for its small islands, tourism constitutes a vital factor of development and prosperity. Our study is concentrated on two, not so...

Author(s)
Dimitriadis, E.; Papadopoulos, D.; Kaltsidou, D.
Publisher
University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece
Citation
Tourismos, 2013, 8, 1, pp 133-151
Abstract

The infeasibility of implementing an organized mass tourism model in the small islands of the South Dodecanese, Greece, due to their geomorphology and size, the local production structures and their geographical position may on the one hand minimize the danger of facing the adverse environmental,...

Author(s)
Maroudas, L.; Kyriakaki, A.
Publisher
Hüseyin Yıldırım, Ankara, Turkey
Citation
Anatolia, 2001, 12, 1, pp 59-71
Abstract

The dynamics of tourism and environment in the small islands of Greece is described. It is indicated that the growing demand for tourism opens new opportunities, providing income and employment. However, it also causes damage to the islands' environment, culture, monuments, and local population. It ...

Author(s)
Coccossis, H.
Publisher
Hüseyin Yıldırım, Ankara, Turkey
Citation
Anatolia, 2001, 12, 1, pp 53-58
Abstract

This volume looks at the issues, problems and impact created by tourism in 13 island societies around the world, as well as in one mainland territory. It addresses the question of sustainable tourism development because the tourist trade tends to have undesirable impacts on the physical environment ...

Publisher
Pinter, London, UK
Citation
Sustainable tourism in islands and small states: case studies., 1996, pp xiv + 317 pp.
Abstract

This part of the book comprises 15 papers, exploring tourism development. The first four papers examine the major issues involved in tourism including: privatization in the developing world, participatory planning, the systems approach to tourism development and funding. The next seven papers take...

Author(s)
Jenkins, C. L. (et al.)
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Tourism: the state of the art., 1994, pp 1-151
Abstract

The impact of uncontrolled tourism on a small island economy and ecosystem can be dramatic. Zakynthos shares this potential problem with many other Greek and Mediterranean islands. The benefits and dis-benefits that tourism has had and will have on the economy and environment of Zakynthos are...

Author(s)
Marinos, P.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1983, 4, 3, pp 212-215
Abstract

This paper explores the conditions that determine tourism development and theorizes how these conditions lead to a variety of impacts on host communities. 38 Greek islands were statistically analyzed using secondary data and a smaller sample was studied in greater detail through a comparative case...

Author(s)
Loukissas, P. J.
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 1982, 9, 4, pp 523-541
Abstract

It is hypothesized that the impact of tourism depends on the level of differentiation of the tourist areas, the volume of tourist activity in relation to the local activity, the socioeconomic difference between the residents and visitors and the social structure and values of the locals. Seven...

Author(s)
Loukissas, P. J.
Citation
Dissertation Abstracts International, A, 1978, 38, 7, pp p. 4407

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