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This study of the Lugu Lake region was based on remote sensing imagery. An ecological landscape classification of the area is presented, as well as a suite of landscape metrics for landscape pattern changes from 1990 to 2005. The remarkable influence of human activities on the landscape of Lugu...

Author(s)
Zhao Ming; Liu Xin; Zheng Bofu; Zhao JingZhu
Publisher
Sapiens Publishing, Kirkmahoe, UK
Citation
International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Ecology, 2008, 15, 1, pp 36-41
Abstract

As an effective livelihood approach to alleviate poverty without rural population migration, ethnic tourism has become the primary choice of economic development in ethnic areas worldwide in addition to traditional livelihood approaches. This article applies the theories of livelihood to study the...

Author(s)
Li YaJuan; Yu Hu; Chen Tian; Hu Jing; Cui HaiYang
Publisher
Science Press and Springer, Beijing, China
Citation
Journal of Mountain Science, 2016, 13, 7, pp 1313-1332
Abstract

Several papers in this focus issue contribute to a better understanding of the root causes of food insecurity in mountain areas and provide insights into possible options towards more sustainable food systems. Other papers offer insights on other themes relevant to sustainable mountain development, ...

Author(s)
Mathez-Stiefel, S. L.; Zimmermann, A. B.; Dach, S. W. von; Molden, D.; Breu, T.
Publisher
International Mountain Society (IMS), Berne, Switzerland
Citation
Mountain Research and Development, 2018, 38, 4, pp 276-406
Abstract

Sękowa Commune is situated in the middle part of the Beskid Niski Mts - the largest region in the Polish Beskidy Mts. The commune occupies an area of low and medium mountains, typical of the region in question. The present work proposes directions for the economic development of the commune on the...

Author(s)
Dygoń, M.
Publisher
SAP - Slovak Academic Press Ltd, Bratislava, Slovakia
Citation
Ekológia (Bratislava), 2006, 25, Supplement 1, pp 49-57
Abstract

The islands of Lanzarote and Fuerteventura are the easternmost of the Canary Islands, and are located on the southern edge of the temperate zone, in the subtropical anticyclone belt. With less than 150 mm of rainfall a year, they are classified as an arid zone. Their inhabitants have devised...

Author(s)
García-Rodríguez, J. L.; García-Rodríguez, F. J.; Castilla-Gutiérrez, C.
Publisher
Institute of Island Studies, Charlottetown, Canada
Citation
Island Studies Journal, 2016, 11, 1, pp 113-130
Abstract

Current research details methodological framework for the land planning of the recreational activities based on ecologic approach. Human impacts on landscapes caused by touristic activities should be in accordance with sustainability level, i.e. without changing natural landscape elements, their...

Author(s)
Klaučo, M.; Gregorová, B.; Koleda, P.; Stankov, U.; Marković, V.; Lemenkova, P.
Publisher
Department of Environmental Engineering and Management, Gh. Asachi Technical University, Iasi, Romania
Citation
Environmental Engineering and Management Journal, 2017, 16, 2, pp 449-458
Abstract

Demand for tourism has increased the pressure on hill stations and is becoming a major concern for change in land use/land cover in Manali, India. A geospatial approach has been applied in the present study to assess the impact of tourism on land use/land cover and natural slope. For this,...

Author(s)
Ritesh Vijay; Kushwaha, V. K.; Chaudhury, A. S.; Kasturi Naik; Indrani Gupta; Rakesh Kumar; Wate, S. R.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Environmental Earth Sciences, 2016, 75, 1, pp 20
Abstract

Tourism, due to its regional development effect, can endow the areas with new functions by creating new, recreational or tourism zones. Among the numerous impacts of the tourism function changes of the brown fields maybe the most important is that a successful revitalisation program can trace back...

Author(s)
Csapó, J.; Pintér, R.; Aubert, A.
Publisher
Texas A & M University Press, College Station, USA
Citation
e-Review of Tourism Research, 2016, 13, 1/2, pp 298-314
Abstract

This paper seeks to contribute to the discussion on how to enhance food tourism in emerging, tropical countries characterized by a large number of indigenous groups and a high biodiversity. A sacred plant for the Kichwa indigenous communities labelled Ilex guayusa Loes. (Aquifoliceae) is used as a...

Author(s)
Sidali, K. L.; Morocho, P. Y.; Garrido-Pérez, E. I.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2016, 8, 10, pp 967
Abstract

While land serves numerous societal functions and contributes to sustainable development, it is often unclear how these functions are affected by political decisions and common drivers of land use change, such as economic development, climate change and demographic change. This study evaluates...

Author(s)
König, H. J.; Podhora, A.; Zhen Lin; Helming, K.; Yan HuiMin; Du BingZhen; Wübbeke, J.; Wang Chao; Klinger, J.; Chen Cheng; Uthes, S.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2015, 7, 5, pp 5027-5049

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