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Abstract

Small island states have increasingly sought new means of economic diversification. Several Caribbean states have begun to develop medical tourism, partly building on existing tourist-oriented economies. Medical tourism has boomed in this century in several states in Asia and in Central America....

Author(s)
Connell, J.
Publisher
Institute of Island Studies, Charlottetown, Canada
Citation
Island Studies Journal, 2013, 8, 1, pp 115-130
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

The ability for small islands to meet sustainability goals is exacerbated by the costs of transporting goods on, and then, wastes off the islands. At small scales, recycling can be prohibitive and complicated by labor costs; the need to profitably recycle and manage solid waste output from tourism...

Author(s)
Sealey, K. S.; Smith, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 2014, 92, pp 25-37