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Cover for The <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Beyul</i>: Sherpa perspectives on landscapes characteristics and tourism development in Khumbu (Everest), Nepal.

This chapter examines local residents' perspectives of Nepal's Khumbu (Mt Everest) region and the role of tourism in shaping residents' perspectives of this sacred landscape. This region is believed to be a sacred beyul, or a hidden valley that acts as a refuge, by local Buddhist Sherpas, and has...

Author(s)
Nepal, S. K.; Mu Yang; La PoHsin
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241600)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Religious tourism and environmental conservation in Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha, World Heritage Site, Nepal.

Lumbini is an important pilgrimage site and a tourist attraction in Nepal. This chapter discusses how the Lumbini Master Plan (LMP) integrated the surrounding environment in the site development and the challenges that site managers have faced in implementing this vision and balancing its social,...

Author(s)
Lafortune-Bernard, A.; Suwal, R. N.; Weise, K.; Coningham, R. A. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241600)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for An introduction to the 'demon plant' parthenium weed.

Research on parthenium weed (Parthenium hysterophorus) is in progress in many countries, including Australia, India, South Africa, Ethiopia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, China, Sri Lanka and Nepal. This book, with contributions from expert researchers with extensive involvement in parthenium weed research ...

Author(s)
Adkins, S. W.; Asad Shabbir; Dhileepan, K.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645254)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mikania micrantha</i>: its status and impact on people and wildlife in Nepal.

Of the non-native species that have begun to show invasive characteristics, M. micrantha (mikania) has emerged as the most serious weed in the tropical and subtropical areas of Nepal. This chapter discusses the arrival and spread, as well as the ecological, economic and social impacts of mikania...

Author(s)
Baral, H. S.; Adhikari, B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646275)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism and change in Nepal's Mt Everest region.

This chapter explores the exponential growth and development of high-altitude climbing and trekking in the Mt Everest region of Nepal. It summarizes some of the changes to the built environment, as well as the economic and social-cultural changes associated with tourism. The chapter concludes with...

Author(s)
Nepal, S. K.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Soil quality in conservation agriculture production systems (CAPS) of rainfed, sloping land farming in the central mid-hills region of Nepal.

This paper presents and discusses studies on soil quality in conservation agriculture production systems (CAPS) of rainfed, sloping land farming in the central mid-hills region of Nepal. The findings of these studies suggest that the relationship between climate and agriculture is not consistent...

Author(s)
Crow, S.; Schubert, O.; Tamang, B. B.; Radovich, T.; Paudel, B.; Halbrendt, J.; Thapa, K.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644233)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biology, ecology and spread of the invasive weed <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Parthenium hysterophorus</i> in India.

This chapter covers the geographical distribution (including central Argentina, the West Indies, the Gulf of Mexico, China, Taiwan, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Pacific Islands, Africa, USA, Central America, Australia and India), morphology, ecological and biological traits...

Author(s)
Batish, D. R.; Kohli, R. K.; Singh, H. P.; Kaur, G.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939076)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Hiking and bushwalking.

This chapter describes the structure of the hiking-and-bushwalking adventure sector and presents case studies from Ecuador, Nepal, Australia, Kenya, New Zealand and the USA. For each of the six case studies, the place, operator, activity, equipment, accommodation, statistics, access, community,...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Wildlife.

This chapter describes the structure of the wildlife adventure sector and presents case studies from Tanzania, Nepal, Uganda, Botswana, Canada and Russia. For each of the six case studies, the place, operator, activity, equipment, accommodation, statistics, access, community, experience,...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mountaineering.

This chapter describes recent trends in mountaineering adventure tourism and presents case studies from around the world. For each continent or region (Andes, Antarctica, Central Asia, Europe, Himalayas, New Zealand, North America, and Great Britain), information on mountaineering adventure tour...

Author(s)
Hales, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book chapter

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