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The use of municipal solid waste (MSW) for energy generation is an important paradigm shift in municipal solid waste management (MSWM). The concept of waste-to-energy (WTE) is consistent with the basic principles of waste hierarchy set by the European Commission in environmental agenda. WTE became...

Author(s)
Arbulú, I.; Lozano, J.; Rey-Maquieira, J.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 2017, 72, pp 916-921
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While it is true that tourism is one of the main driving forces behind economic growth in several world regions, it is also true that tourism can have serious negative environmental impacts, especially with regard to water resources. The tourist water demand can generate big problems of...

Author(s)
Tortella, B. D.; Tirado, D.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Environmental Management, 2011, 92, 10, pp 2568-2579
Abstract

The Marine Reserve of La Graciosa Island and the islands of the North Lanzarote was created in 1995 and, since then, the fishing activities of the local population and their local culture of the sea have been decreasing progressively, while tourist activities are emerging. This paper analyses how...

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Cabrera Socorro, G.; Cabrera Socorro, A.
Publisher
Universidad de La Laguna, La Laguna, Canary Islands
Citation
PASOS: Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural, 2004, 2, 1, pp 1-16
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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

Since the beginning of the 1960s, mass tourism has been the most important menace to the environmental stability of fragile and vulnerable Mediterranean microinsular systems. The socioeconomic changes introduced by tourism have produced important variations in the use of resources, including land....

Author(s)
Morey, M.; Bover, M. J.; Casas, J. A.
Citation
Environmental Management, 1992, 16, 5, pp 575-583

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