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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
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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 Case Study Iceland: Climate change and tourism sustainability and its effects on Icelandic coastal destinations.

This chapter focuses on Iceland, aiming to encapsulate the climate change debate within the context of coastal tourism destinations. It looks at the climate change effects on Iceland, the adaptation and responses to climate change as well as the compensations provided by climate change. Also...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for External and internal challenges of glacier tourism development in Iceland.

This chapter explores the historic and modern expansion of glacial visitation to the Scandinavian country of Iceland. In order to understand this growing aspect of tourism, the chapter presents evidence of the entrepreneurial activity of more than 40 small, hard and soft adventure tourism operators ...

Author(s)
Welling, J.; Árnason, T.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The Eurasian spruce bark beetle: the role of climate.

The Eurasian spruce bark beetle is one of the major forest pests in Europe, capable of mass attacking and killing Norway spruce over extensive areas during outbreaks. Here, we review various aspects of its biology in relation to climatic variables. The aim of this review was to make predictions...

Author(s)
Økland, B.; Netherer, S.; Marini, L.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643786)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Effects of new forest management on insect damage risk in a changing climate.

Recent findings suggest that damage by forest insect pests will increase as a consequence of climate warming. Here, we ask whether changes in forest management can alter and possibly mitigate the increased risk of damage and outbreaks. We focus mainly on conditions in northern Europe, particularly...

Author(s)
Björkman, C.; Bylund, H.; Nilsson, U.; Nordlander, G.; Schroeder, M.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643786)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for An introduction to ecotourism in Scandinavia.

This chapter presents an overview of the nature of ecotourism in Scandinavia, its economic importance, and the marketing mechanisms in this sector. It also discusses the implications of global environmental change for ecotourism, and concludes with an outlook of ecotourism in the region.

Author(s)
Gössling, S.; Hultman, J.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931346)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Forests and society: sustainability and life cycles of forests in human landscapes.

This book, which contains 8 chapters, provides a framework for the general public, forest managers and policy makers to understand what factors need to be included when working towards using and protecting the world's forests so that they can be sustained. Topics covered include: historical...

Author(s)
Vogt, K. A.; Honea, J.; Vogt, D. J.; Andreu, M.; Edmonds, R.; Sigurdardóttir, R.; Patel-Weynand, T.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930981)
Type
Book

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