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Tourism is a significant driver of social and ecological change in developing countries, particularly in small-island states, which are susceptible to tourism impacts due to their particular social and environmental characteristics. In this article we present a participatory mapping approach to...

Author(s)
Shankar Aswani; Diedrich, A.; Currier, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Society & Natural Resources, 2015, 28, 7, pp 703-719
Abstract

Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are quite diverse in terms of various development metrics, but are uniformly vulnerable both to macroeconomic shocks and to changes in the biodiversity that supports fisheries and tourism. This special section assembles a set of papers that analyze...

Author(s)
Teelucksingh, S.; Nunes, P. A. L. D.; Perrings, C.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Environment and Development Economics, 2013, 18, 4, pp 381-458
Abstract

This article provides an overview of living marine resource governance in the Caribbean Large Marine Ecosystem (LME) and discusses how this relates to ecosystem-based management at the geographical scale of the LME. It also provides an overview of the approach to governance reform that will be...

Author(s)
Fanning, L.; Mahon, R.; McConney, P.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Coastal Management, 2009, 37, 3/4, pp 219-234
Abstract

Global shifts and the international contexts of change occur at a range of intensities across local, regional and global spatial scales and levels of impacts. They affect small islands physically, environmentally, economically and socio-culturally, and in their internal and external roles and...

Author(s)
Douglas, C. H.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Sustainable Development, 2006, 14, 2, pp 75-80
Abstract

World Meteorological Organization (WMO) supports the activities of the National Meteorological and Hydrological Services of Small Island Developing States (SIDS), while ensuring that the coordination mechanism and systems are developed and implemented by SIDS themselves. This book provides a brief...

Publisher
World Meteorological Organization (WMO), Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
Saving paradise: ensuring sustainable development, 2005, pp iv + 24 pp.
Abstract

This book contains seven chapters focusing on multiple use resources, conservation and protected areas, and environmental dilemmas on the coasts. The first chapter discusses the coastal goods and services, the observed changes in coastal zones, and their effects on fisheries, tourism, small islands ...

Author(s)
Brown, K.; Tompkins, E. L.; Adger, W. N.
Publisher
Earthscan Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Making waves: integrating coastal conservation and development, 2002, pp xii + 164 pp.
Abstract

The paper examines the place of nature-based attractions in Singapore and its viability as a green tourism destination. The meaning of green tourism is considered and it is suggested that a sufficiently broad definition could incorporate Singapore's resources of this type which are then summarised. ...

Author(s)
Henderson, J. C.; Koh, A.; Soh, S.; Mohammed Yazid Sallim
Publisher
Centre for Tourism Research & Development, Lucknow, India
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2001, 26, 3, pp 71-78
Abstract

Qualitative and quantitative surveys with local people (n=50) and visitors (n=50) on the island of Gili Air in Indonesia examined the relationship between resource poverty, fragile environments, and tourism development. The research reveals that many locals wish to enter the tourism industry, but...

Author(s)
Cushnahan, G.
Publisher
Centre for Tourism Research & Development, Lucknow, India
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2001, 26, 3, pp 25-31
Abstract

A collection of six case studies is presented which have been prepared at the Commission of the UN Department for Policy Coordination and Sustainable Development for presentation at the Global Conference on the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States, held in 1994. The case...

Citation
World Development Studies - World Institute for Development Economics Research (Helsinki), 1995, No. 1, pp xi + 156 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

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