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Small island developing states (SIDS) are typically characterized by being environmentally and socio-economically vulnerable to disasters and climate change. Additionally, they often have limited resources for freshwater provisioning services. This article presents an assessment of disaster risk...

Author(s)
Gheuens, J.; Nagabhatla, N.; Perera, E. D. P.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Water, 2019, 11, 4, pp 637
Abstract

Purpose: Although it is a widely accepted fact that climate change can negatively impact on tourism demand and affect the economies at the socio-economic level, empirical studies on the climate change tourism development nexus has been quite scant, especially for the case of island economies that...

Author(s)
Seetanah, B.; Fauzel, S.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2019, 74, 2, pp 194-203
Abstract

Island has been one of the most attractive tourist destinations in the tourism sector. However, the ecosystems of small islands are particularly vulnerable to climate change. The purpose of this research is to compare the importance and performance of low-carbon tourism in five islands of Taiwan...

Author(s)
Lee SuHsin; Wu ShihChieh; Li AnNa
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
World Leisure Journal, 2018, 60, 3, pp 235-245
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

Despite the growing discussion on vulnerability and adaptation in urban areas, there is limited research on how smaller towns and cities in Small Island Developing States are being affected by and responding to climate change impacts. This study uses fuzzy cognitive mapping (FCM), field visits and...

Author(s)
Chandra, A.; Gaganis, P.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Climate and Development, 2016, 8, 3, pp 256-269
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
Abstract

The vulnerability of tourism-dependent communities, coastal tourism facilities, and beaches to climate change demands the use of measures that can urgently minimise vulnerability and in the long term achieve sustainable development. This paper makes policy recommendations to address climate change...

Author(s)
Mycoo, M.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Natural Resources Forum, 2014, 38, 1, pp 47-57
Abstract

Climate change impacts as well as coastal development affect the livelihoods of the coastal communities mainly the fishermen, agriculturalist and farmers who are highly dependent on the coastal resources to earn a living. There is at present a need to strengthen coastal zone management to cater for ...

Author(s)
Ramessur, R. T.; Gunputh, R. P.; Ramessur, T. S.
Publisher
OMICS Publishing Group, Los Angeles, USA
Citation
Journal of Coastal Development, 2014, 17, 1, pp 378
Abstract

Tourism in small island developing states and territories in the South Pacific is crucial to the development of these countries yet highly vulnerable to climate change. Drawing on political science theories, this study critically analyses the policy environment of Fiji, Samoa and Vanuatu for the ...

Author(s)
Wong, E.; Jiang Min; Klint, L. M.; Dominey-Howes, D.; DeLacy, T.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2013, 13, 4, pp 201-225
Abstract

The tourism sector's demand for food, and the distance some food travels, has significant impacts on greenhouse gas emissions and implications for climate change, especially in long haul small island state destinations. This paper describes the development of the concept of food miles, and the...

Author(s)
Pratt, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2013, 21, 8, pp 1148-1165

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