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In the international climate change negotiations, the Small Island Developing States (SIDS) have emerged as a credible group through the AOSIS (Alliance of Small Island States) and have called for a global temperature rise of 1.5°C above preindustrial levels. Whatever the outcomes of the...

Author(s)
Wong PohPoh
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Inc, Hoboken, USA
Citation
Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change, 2011, 2, 1, pp 1-6
Abstract

This paper argues that small island states and territories provide a case for the application of health impact assessments. Their characteristic ecological fragility, vulnerability, relatively small size and limited resources give cause for environmental impact concerns. The tendency, therefore,...

Author(s)
Douglas, C. H.
Publisher
Imperial College Press, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Environmental Assessment Policy and Management, 2003, 5, 4, pp 477-502
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
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This note presents some evidence that tourism enhances development and reduces poverty in small island developing states (SIDSs) by analysing the correlation between tourism intensity and several human development indicators (namely, GDP per capita in purchasing power parity, the UNDP's human ...

Author(s)
Jiang Min; DeLacy, T.; Mkiramweni, N. P.; Harrison, D.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2011, 38, 3, pp 1181-1184
Abstract

This article examines the impact of the booming tourism development industry in the Caribbean on its natural coastlines and the environment. Three private resort developments: Guana, Mosquito, and Necker Islands, are presented as case studies.

Citation
Ecos, 1998, 19, 1, pp 53-58
Abstract

This special issue discusses the usefulness of regional science methods in addressing tourism policy concerns and in understanding the impacts and dynamics of the tourism industry. The issue consists of eight papers presented in three parts. The first paper explains the importance of social science ...

Author(s)
Cole, S.; Razak, V.
Publisher
Mid-Continent Regional Science Association, Madison, USA
Citation
Journal of Regional Analysis and Policy, 2007, 37, 3, pp 183-278
Abstract

This chapter highlights how the complex social structure of a place creates impediments for linking agriculture with tourism, especially in the context of differences in gender responses to market opportunities. To illustrate this, the case of the small island of Carriacou in the eastern Caribbean...

Author(s)
Mills, B.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Tourism in the Caribbean: trends, development, prospects, 2004, pp 257-270

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