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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

The Anthropocene is a proposed technical term for a new geological timeframe, but it is also a conceptual tool with the potential to redefine the stakes of contemporary environmental politics. One facet that is often overlooked is that the Anthropocene is a concept with commercial potential, even...

Author(s)
Moore, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2019, 27, 4, pp 436-451
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

This overview explores sustainable development in island contexts. More subtle and complex concepts of sustainable development have become manifest in the Sustainable Development Goals, with tensions between social, economic and environmental objectives at different scales as livelihoods acquire...

Author(s)
Connell, J.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Environmental Conservation, 2018, 45, 2, pp 111-124
Abstract

Small island countries tend to develop their economy by means of tourism and thus overcome poverty. However, such a tendency often leads to difficulties in achieving a balance between economic development and enviromental protection. Though Maldives promote themselves as a sustainable destination,...

Author(s)
Ćirić, B.; Vladušić, L.
Publisher
Faculty of Hotel Management and Tourism, University of Kragujevac, Vrnjačka Banja, Serbia
Citation
Hotel and Tourism Management, 2017, 5, 1, pp 44-54
Abstract

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

Despite the growth of tourism in the Caribbean, sustainable tourism studies of island societies remain fragmented and inconsistent. In this article, we provide a critical inquiry into sustainability and resilience in small island tourism economies in the Caribbean from an emic perspective,...

Author(s)
Peterson, R. R.; Harrill, R.; Dipietro, R. B.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2017, 22, 3, pp 407-419
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Cover for Resilience and tourism in remote locations: Pitcairn Island.

This chapter examines the vulnerability of small island developing states such as the Pitcairn Islands, and how their adaptive capacity to changing circumstances is important in achieving the goal of sustainable livelihood. The chapter discusses Pitcairn's current political and socio-economic...

Author(s)
Amoamo, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648330)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Resilience and tourism in islands: insights from the Caribbean.

This chapter makes the case for the competitive advantage of small island economies as tourism destinations. It argues that the social and economic fabric of small island jurisdictions - which includes a canny disposition towards occupational multiplicity by the local labour force - breeds a form...

Author(s)
Alberts, A.; Baldacchino, G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648330)
Type
Book chapter
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

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