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Cover for Winter recreation trends in the Swedish mountains - challenges and opportunities.

This chapter aims is to review trends in some of the main winter recreation activities in the Swedish mountains in order to discuss associated challenges and opportunities through the lens of such mega trends. To do so, it takes advantage of previous studies of mountain recreation in Sweden and...

Author(s)
Fredman, P.; Chekalina, T.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Development of downhill skiing tourism in Sweden: past, present, and future.

This chapter first highlights the major milestones in the development of downhill skiing tourism in Sweden from a supply perspective. Then an outlook on the future of the industry is portrayed with a special focus on major issues such as the changing markets and climates.

Author(s)
Demİroglu, O. C.; Lundmark, L.; Strömgren, M.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for BERAS - a global network of food systems with examples from Sweden, Haiti, Tanzania and India.

Adopting a food systems approach in practice starts from recognizing that food systems serve the basic human needs of food and drink needed to sustain human life, but also serve wider cultural needs. The food systems approach helps organic food and farming by making interdependencies more apparent, ...

Author(s)
Hertwig, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The clinical skills centre models relevant to location.

This chapter gives an overview of the range and scale of clinical skills centres (CSCs) that are used in different parts of the world. Most CSCs described in this chapter are new and in the following sections the authors from these CSCs describe the background that led to development, scope and how ...

Author(s)
Coombes, N.; Silva-Fletcher, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391629)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The visitor: connecting health, wellbeing and the natural environment.

The focus of this chapter is to investigate the connection between health, wellbeing and the natural environment from a visitor point of view. Specifically, it puts the following research questions to the forefront: how can the connection between health, wellbeing and the natural environment be...

Author(s)
Hansen, A. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391315)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Claiming territory: the role of pilgrimage in the struggle for a re-Christianization of Sweden.

This chapter argues that the construction of pilgrimage trails carried out by the Church of Sweden has, perhaps unintended, consequences. The establishment of trails and the production of maps that mark Christian presence in the landscape can be seen as both a resistance to secularism and an...

Author(s)
Wiktorin, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390646)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Where family, farm and society intersect: values of women farmers in Sweden.

This chapter follows a group of female entrants into farming in Sweden and analyses the values that motivate them to start farming. Based on this study, it is concluded that the new female entrants differ from men in terms of their economic aspirations and aspired quality of life. They are active...

Author(s)
Stenbacka, S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646251)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Christianity - Christian pilgrimage to sacred sites in the Holy Land: a Swedish perspective.

This chapter takes a past and present perspective on Swedish Christian pilgrimage to Jerusalem and the Holy Land. The discussion commences with an exploration of Jerusalem's special place as a sacred connection between heaven and earth. Before the popularization of travel, Christians in Sweden used ...

Author(s)
Gunner, G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647388)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Developing soy production in central and northern Europe.

The soybean is an important ingredient of livestock feed in Europe and is also widely used in foods. Most soy used in Europe is imported (about 97% as beans and meal), mainly from South America and the USA. European soy production is currently concentrated in the south (Italy) and south-east...

Author(s)
Fogelberg, F.; Recknagel, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644981)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Europe's changing woods and forests: from wildwood to managed landscapes.

This book brings together information about Europe's forests and how they have developed since the last Ice Age. The first part (Chapters 1-4) gives an overview of Europe's woods and forests in space and over time; the second part (Chapters 5-9) looks at how they have been managed; the third part...

Author(s)
Kirby, K. J.; Watkins, C.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643373)
Type
Book

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