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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

The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) in northeastern Minnesota contains more than a million acres of connected lakes and rivers. As one of the most heavily visited U.S. Wilderness areas, the BWCAW represents an ecosystem managed primarily for conservation values that also has a...

Author(s)
Hjerpe, E. E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Ecological Economics, 2018, 146, pp 60-68
Abstract

Tourism is one of the key sectors expected to accelerate the global efforts towards sustainable development, and with this, there is a renewed interest in understanding and influencing tourists' attitude and behaviour. Analysis of data from 819 international tourists using structural equation...

Author(s)
Adongo, C. A.; Taale, F.; Adam, I.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Ecological Economics, 2018, 150, pp 251-263
Abstract

Since the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in 1992 in Rio de Janeiro, sustainable development became an important issue. Sustainable development often focuses on a single sector or parameter such as tourism, energy supply, water management, different aspects of nature...

Author(s)
Wezel, A.; Weizenegger, S.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Environment, Development and Sustainability, 2016, 18, 3, pp 717-737
AbstractFull Text

The process appears for the development of a tourist product, with two forms of management that in Colombia don't develop together; solidary and community tourism, being these similar since they generate an economic development of the populations with high indexes nbi (basic unsatisfied needs) and...

Author(s)
Jiménez Robles, J. A.
Publisher
Universidad Externado de Colombia, Bogota, Colombia
Citation
Turismo y Sociedad, 2017, 20, pp 249-263
Abstract

Zhagana Agriculture-Forest-Animal Husbandry Composite System (ZCS) is the first Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems site in the Tibetan Plateau. Similar to many traditional agricultural regions, with the development of tourism and leisure agriculture, the peasant households in ZCS have ...

Author(s)
Yang Lun; Liu MouCheng; Min QingWen; Li WenHua
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability, 2018, 16, 6, pp 455-471
Abstract

Balancing the sustainable development goals of nature conservation and recreational service provision is a big challenge for national park management today. We estimate tourist preferences on different attributes associated with reduction of tourism effects and development of tourism facilities in...

Author(s)
Sriarkarin, S.; Lee ChunHung
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management Perspectives, 2018, 28, pp 113-125
Abstract

This study elucidates the spatial structure of traditional houses, and its transformation toward sustainable development of residential environments in old towns that are currently the focus of tourism development initiatives. Hexia old town in Huai'an District, China, was chosen for this study...

Author(s)
Nomura, R.; Shan SiYuan; Mori, S.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2018, 10, 10, pp 3809
Abstract

Protected areas (PAs) constitute the largest global effort for biodiversity conservation and the maintenance of ecosystem services. Science-based management, grounded in methods co-designed by scientists and managers, is necessary to improve the efficiency of PAs to achieve these goals and to...

Author(s)
Moreno-Llorca, R. A.; García-Morales, V. J.; Lloréns-Montes, J. F.; Ramos-Ridao, Á. F.; Alcaraz-Segura, D.; Javier Navarrete, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Environmental Management, 2019, 233, pp 586-594
Abstract

Geoparks are areas where sites of international geological significance are managed with a holistic concept of sustainable development. Although the geoparks concept is implemented in many European countries, it is still not well known. The current research aims to clarify how the geoparks concept...

Author(s)
Nikolova, V.; Sinnyovsky, D.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management Perspectives, 2019, 29, pp 141-147

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