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Cover for Sustainable winter and summer mountain tourism destinations: idealism or possible reality? The perception of the millennial generation regarding achieving success of sustainability of Whistler, BC, Canada.

This chapter explores whether mountain tourism destinations can be fully sustainable, or if sustainability within the destinations remains more of an idealized state. The study focused on the development of Whistler by exploring whether its sustainable practices could serve as a potential framework ...

Author(s)
Ipenburg, I. van; Richins, H.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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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 Resilience and destination governance.

This chapter presents the findings of research undertaken in Whistler resort (British Columbia, Canada), examining the issue of destination governance, particularly in the context of adaptability in the tourism industry and the factors that enhance resilience in such communities. The findings are...

Author(s)
Sheppard, V. A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648330)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for From 'guiding fiction' to action: applying 'the natural step' to sustainability planning in the resort of whistler, British Columbia.

This chapter examines how the notion of sustainability has been articulated by The Natural Step (TNS) organization and how, in the context of sustainable tourism development, the resort municipality of Whistler (British Columbia, Canada), as an early adopter of TNS, has built upon the foundational...

Author(s)
Gill, A.; Williams, P. W.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934705)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Planning for amenity migration in communities of the British Columbia hinterland.

This chapter describes a case of collaboration between academic planning researchers and communities of the Bulkley Valley in north-western British Columbia, Canada, in which planning to promote and control amenity migration might make a substantial contribution to economic and social...

Author(s)
Chipeniuk, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990842)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Corporate-community relations in the tourism sector: a stakeholder perspective.

A discussion of stakeholder theory first establishes a frame of reference within which to examine corporate-community relations. The case of Whistler (British Columbia, Canada) is then used to explore the relationship between Intrawest, the main resort corporation, and the community. It is shown...

Author(s)
Gill, A. M.; Williams, P. W.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990828)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The application of forest zoning as an alternative to multiple-use forestry.

Sustainable forest management can take many forms. Early applications of the multiple-use concept suggested that a stand of trees might satisfy many or even all the requirements expected of a forest. While this idea has been largely abandoned, it is possible that well-planned forested landscapes...

Author(s)
Nitschke, C. R.; Innes, J. L.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990026)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The Tloo-qua-nah principle in forest sustainability: a First Nations perspective.

Some illustrations are presented of an aboriginal world view and behaviour that relate to sustainable uses of forest resources - specifically the differing holistic perspective on biodiversity in comparison with western or industrial attitudes towards forestry and the importance of balance and...

Author(s)
Atleo, E. R.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995007)
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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Cover for The impact of five forest commissions on the history and practice of forestry in British Columbia, Canada.

Industrial forestry is a relatively new activity in British Columbia, having started approximately 125 years ago. The Fulton Commission (1909-10) was established as a result of growing public concern about the alienation of forest land from the Crown (government) and public fears over deforestation ...

Author(s)
Mitchell-Banks, P.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994192)
Type
Book chapter

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