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Cover for The Hay Festival: a longitudinal study on its attributes and the sustainable impacts on a small Welsh town.

This chapter reviews the changes that have taken place during the lifetime of the Hay Festival (an important literary festival for both the Welsh and UK events programme) and ascertains what effects it has had on the town of Hay-on-Wye. Earlier research in 2003 provided a historical framework for...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394590)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Local produce, local products.

This chapter addresses the promotion of local food and crafts across a range of tourism activities and the interrelationships between the needs of an enterprise and the local community. The outcomes of research into tourism enterprises in the UK are presented and discussed with consideration first...

Author(s)
Leslie, D.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643564)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Events and environmental awareness.

This chapter analyses the Glastonbury Music Festival in the UK as an example of a festival that has retained vestiges of its heritage in order to sustain the legacy of the 1960s' countercultural era when ecological values were emerging in importance with many pioneers of the Green Movement gaining...

Author(s)
Borley, A.; Wale, D.; Robinson, P.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642529)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for UK Coastal tourism destinations - assessment of perceived climate impacts: issues for destination management, local governance and public policy making.

This article examines the environmental impact of climate change on coastal tourism destinations in the UK, and perceptions of governance and policy making.

Author(s)
Jones, A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935481)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Event management and sustainability.

This book discusses concepts of sustainable management and how it relates to various sectors within the events industry. It illustrates the fundamental importance of local communities, businesses and interested stakeholders in relation to future events in regional, national and international...

Author(s)
Raj, R.; Musgrave, J.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935245)
Type
Book
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Cover for Environmental and profitable sustainability in agricultural production.

This chapter introduces two modelling approaches for analysing economic and environmental aspects of agricultural sustainability. The models are outlined then some results from the UK are presented and discussed. The first model, MEASURES (Multiple Environmental Outcomes from Agricultural Systems)...

Author(s)
Williams, A.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933517)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Potential wider impact: farmland birds.

Birds are important biodiversity indicators because they depend on a range of invertebrates and plants for food. Farmland bird populations have declined dramatically, especially in Europe, in the latter half of the 20th century due to intensification in agricultural practice. It is important to...

Author(s)
Whittingham, M. J.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934095)
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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Cover for Sailing.

This chapter describes the structure of the sailing adventure sector and presents case studies from Scotland, New Zealand and Mexico. For each of the three case studies, the place, operator, activity, equipment, accommodation, statistics, access, community, experience, environment, safety and...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Lakes and reservoirs in the sediment delivery system: reconstructing sediment yields.

This paper focuses on watersheds that have been impacted by changes in rural land use. It aims to: (1) provide a brief history of lakes and reservoirs with particular reference to UK river catchments; (2) review the palaeohydrological benefits and pitfalls of using lake sediment sequences to...

Author(s)
Foster, I. D. L.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990507)
Type
Book chapter

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