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Cover for A resort municipality without residents? The case of Jumbo Glacier resort in the Purcell Mountains of British Columbia, Canada.

This chapter discusses the decades-long process of development of the proposed Jumbo Glacier ski resort and describes in some detail a long-standing polarization and numerous challenges surrounding the decision approval process at the provincial and regional levels. The Jumbo story unfolded in...

Author(s)
Owens, C. E.; Rutherford, M. B.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for International issues.

Globalization and global issues affect all animals, particularly those kept primarily for monetary reasons. This contributes to internationalism: activity by individuals or groups on an international basis, including sharing of information. We discuss the impacts on animal welfare of the increasing ...

Author(s)
Appleby, M. C.; Huertas, S. M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390202)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Relationships of climate variability and change to development.

This chapter examines the causes of climate and the variability and long-term changes in the climate. Improvements in the understanding of the factors that contribute to climate and climatic change along with increasingly abundant, high-resolution and high-quality environmental data and rapid...

Author(s)
Vega, A. J.; Rohli, R. V.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646169)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A white elephant in a changing climate: a territorial approach to climate change adaptation in Uganda.

This chapter examines the institutional sustainability of internationally financed support for rural climate change adaptation in Uganda. The most common approach for such support is the 'planned climate change adaptation approach', which relies on projects as a mechanism for implementation and...

Author(s)
Okiror, J. J.; Hansen, E. F.; Bashaasha, B.; Nakendo, I.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390769)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Networking for sustainable cultural tourism activities and dynamics: the case of Oporto.

This chapter elaborates on the networking nature of sustainable cultural tourism activities and dynamics in the Historic Centre of Oporto, Portugal. The chapter aims to (1) understand and discuss the importance of networking at the cultural tourism level; (2) identify if there is an official...

Author(s)
Stević, I.; Breda, Z.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646978)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Scaling up and out: agent-based modelling to include farmer regimes.

This chapter uses rule-based approaches as a way to typify and scale complex farmer decision making within a region. It focuses on the concept of scaling out (i.e. extending farm-level models to include wider ecological and social processes) and provides examples of mechanisms for refining and...

Author(s)
Barnes, A. P.; Guillem, E.; Murray-Rust, D.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644288)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Empowering women through conservation agriculture: rhetoric or reality? Evidence from Malawi.

This research sought to examine whether conservation agriculture (CA) could play a role in the empowerment of women through agriculture. The results indicate that there are indeed clear positive impacts for women who practice CA, in terms of time and labour spent on agricultural endeavors, returns...

Author(s)
Maher, J.; Wagstaff, P.; O'Brien, J.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644233)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Agricultural adaptation to climate change: new approaches to knowledge and learning.

This chapter focuses on knowledge needs for farm-level agricultural adaptation. Although there is a large literature exploring the many dimensions of, and barriers to, climate change adaptation, there has been little analysis of knowledge requirements for agricultural adaptation. This chapter...

Author(s)
Ingram, J.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642895)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Destination marketing and management: theories and applications.

This book offers a comprehensive understanding of the concept and scope of the tourism industry in general and of destination marketing and management in particular. Taking an integrated and comprehensive approach, it focuses on both the macro and micro aspects of destination marketing and...

Author(s)
Wang, Y.; Pizam, A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937621)
Type
Book
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Cover for Metrics for decision making.

This chapter looks at some metrics (also known as indicators) for making decisions in a variety of tourism contexts, from destination marketing organizations, through regional planning and impact assessment, to the performance of tourism enterprises. The focus is on the measurement tools...

Author(s)
Smith, S.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936327)
Type
Book chapter

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