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This thesis presents the marine community concept as a new analytical lens for studying environmental governance of maritime activities. A marine community is a community of socio-economic and policy actors and institutions organised around a certain maritime activity that influences or will be...

Author(s)
Bets, L. K. J. van
Publisher
Wageningen University, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Marine communities: governing oil & gas activities and cruise tourism in the Arctic and the Caribbean, 2017, pp x + 207 pp.
Abstract

Biosecurity measures are commonly used to prevent the introduction of non-native species to natural environments globally, yet the efficacy of practices is rarely tested under operational conditions. A voluntary biosecurity measure was trialled in the Norwegian high Arctic following concern that...

Author(s)
Rumpf, S. B.; Alsos, I. G.; Ware, C.
Publisher
Pensoft Publishers, Sofia, Bulgaria
Citation
NeoBiota, 2018, No.37, pp 37-49
Abstract

This article addresses knowledge management in governing vulnerable polar areas and tourism. Since the 1870s, Svalbard has been a cruise tourism destination. Due to less ice during the summer period, the number of tourists visiting the remote northeast corner of the archipelago has increased...

Author(s)
Nyseth, T.; Viken, A.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Polar Record, 2016, 52, 1, pp 66-75
Abstract

Recent data indicate accumulation areas of marine litter in Arctic waters and significant increases over time. Beaches on remote Arctic islands may be sinks for marine litter and reflect pollution levels of the surrounding waters particularly well. We provide the first quantitative data from...

Author(s)
Bergmann, M.; Lutz, B.; Tekman, M. B.; Gutow, L.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Marine Pollution Bulletin, 2017, 125, 1/2, pp 535-540
Abstract

The opening of tourism in northern Norway in the 1870s coincided with the emergence of Tromsø as a port for Arctic research expeditions, as well as with the founding of modern whaling stations along the North Norwegian coast, tourist attractions themselves. One of the first entrepreneurs of tourism ...

Author(s)
Barthelmess, K.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2007, 4, 2/3, pp 113-120

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