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Cover for Tourism-led amenity migration in a mountain community: quality of life implications for Fernie, British Columbia.

Utilizing a 'tourism-led amenity migration framework', this chapter employs a case study of second-home migrants in the small mountain town of Fernie, British Columbia. The chapter provides insight into the quality-of-life aspects and implications for planning and development within amenity-rich...

Author(s)
Williams, P. W.; Gill, A. M.; Zukiwsky, J. M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cultural survival and environmental degradation in the mountains of the Secwepemc.

This chapter describes amenity migration to the mountain area known to the Secwepemc as Skwelkwekwelt (British Columbia, Canada), and its environmental and socioeconomic impacts. The chapter gives an insight into the struggle of for cultural survival of an indigenous people, the Secwepemc,...

Author(s)
Billy, J. R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990842)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ecological impacts of ecotourist visitation on macroalgal beds in Pacific Rim National Park Reserve.

This paper presents a case study on the effects of trampling by visitors on fucoid algae in the coastal environment of the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve (PRNPR), British Columbia, Canada. Trampling impacts in parks such as PRNPR are likely the most significant cause of impairment of intertidal...

Author(s)
Alessa, L.; Kliskey, A.; Robards, M.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998107)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Regional hydrologic impacts of climate change.

A climate change detection framework is presented and applied to five hydrologic variables calculated for a collection of forested catchments from three climatic regions in Canada. The trend detection framework includes the application of a non-parametric statistical test for trend and the use of...

Author(s)
Burn, D. H.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995984)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Environmental effects associated with marine netpen waste with emphasis on salmon farming in the pacific northwest.

Author(s)
Brooks, K. M.; Mahnken, C.; Nash, C.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996042)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Fluorides in the environment: effects on plants and animals.

This book contains eight chapters discussing the history of fluorine and sources of fluorides in the environments. The uptake, transport and accumulation of inorganic fluorides by plants and animals, as well as their effects on these organisms are discussed. Some case histories in Scotland, Oregon...

Author(s)
Weinstein, L. H.; Davison, A. W.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996837)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Some case histories involving fluoride contamination.

This paper presents five cases representing fluoride problems - damage to farmlands, fruits, forests and indigenous plant life, and to farm animals and humans. The first and second cases concern about the aluminium smelters near Fort William and Kinlochleven in Scotland and in Troutdale, Oregon...

Author(s)
Weinstein, L. H.; Davison, A. W.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996837)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Silvicultural problems in subalpine forests in the Alps.

Including 7 case studies on multifunctionality in the Fiemme Valley, Italian Alps (Cattoi, S.; Pollini, C.; Tosi, V.). close-to-nature silviculture in Paneveggio forest, Italian Alps (Motta, R.), natural and semi-natural mixed stands in the Romanian Carpathians (Abrudan, I. V.), reduced impact...

Author(s)
Schönenberger, W.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994468)
Type
Book chapter

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