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The present study aimed to explore traditional farming and its role in sustainable development of the mountainous area based on the indigenous community of Wutai in Taiwan as a case study. It adopted qualitative methods with an ethnographic orientation, to conduct in-depth interviews, participant...

Author(s)
Ba QingXiong; Lu DauJye; Kuo HwaJen [Kuo, H. J. W. ]; Lai PoHsin
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2018, 10, 10, pp 3370
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

A trans-regional landscape network of traditional settlements (LNTS) can be used to integrate scattered landscapes and ensure the unified protection of natural and cultural landscapes. The LNTS is superior to traditional settlement protection in local areas, which is not conducive to maintaining...

Author(s)
Li Guo; Hu WenMin
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Land Use Policy, 2019, 83, pp 105-112
Abstract

This chapter examines the traditional model of tourism in European mountain regions and the current changes that are occurring within a framework of sustainable development. It is concluded that the present development model for snow and mountain tourism needs to take into consideration the...

Author(s)
López-Palomeque, F.; Cors-Iglésias, M.
Publisher
Ashgate Publishing Ltd., Aldershot, UK
Citation
Sustainable development and geographical space: issues of population, environment, globalization and education in marginal regions, 2002, pp 237-248
Abstract

The article discusses the modern periglacial environment of high-latitude and high-altitude regions that extends from the cold limits of forest to the snowline. Within a compact space, several sharply contrasting mountain landscape belts interchange. Living organisms there are particularly affected ...

Author(s)
Golubchikov, Y. N.; Eremchenko, E. N.; Markova, O. I.; Tikunov, V. S.; Tikunova, I. N.; Il'ina, I. N.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Ecology, 2017, 24, 4, pp 328-337
Abstract

One form of cycle tourism can be represented features tourism that focuses on the relation between biking and the discovery of a territory. Geared toward forms of holiday that allow for the low consumption of natural resources and a connection with the landscape, cycle tourism represents a concrete ...

Author(s)
Gazzola, P.; Pavione, E.; Grechi, D.; Ossola, P.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2018, 10, 6, pp 1863
Abstract

The aim of this research is to evaluate and assess the tourism policies and environmental sustainability related to the tourism industry in the Khon Kaen province of Thailand. The tourism industry is one of the greatest contributors to gross domestic product (GDP) in Thailand. Therefore, the...

Author(s)
Calderon Lopez, J. C.; Bhaktikul, K.
Publisher
HARD Publishing Company, Olsztyn 5, Poland
Citation
Polish Journal of Environmental Studies, 2018, 27, 1, pp 31-37
Abstract

This study imports the Ecosystem Services concept in the economic valuation of the resources of a typical mountain municipality in Bulgaria. It applies a GIS-based approach and employs a system of methods, which include benefit transfer, market price, and contingent valuation, as well as local...

Author(s)
Ivanova, E.; Koulov, B.; Borisova, B.; Assenov, A.; Vassilev, K.
Publisher
European Center of Sustainable Development, Rome, Italy
Citation
European Journal of Sustainable Development, 2016, 5, 4, pp 335-346
Abstract

The people's perception on environmental and socio-economic impacts due to three hydro-electric projects (HEPs; commissioned and under construction) were studied in the north-west Indian Himalaya. Surveys among 140 project-affected people (PAPs) using a checklist of impacts indicate that among the...

Author(s)
Negi, G. C. S.; Disha Punetha
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 2017, 189, 4, pp 138
Abstract

A comparison between the current state of land reform and sustainable development across greater Europe is presented. 24 chapters are broadly divided into those related to the established systems of land reform and sustainable development encountered in Western Europe, and those which concentrate...

Publisher
Ashgate Publishing Ltd., Aldershot, UK
Citation
Land reform and sustainable development., 1999, pp xi + 305 pp.

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