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    Climate impacts on agriculture and tourism: the case for climate resilient investment in the Caribbean

    Climate and Development Knowledge Network, 2017
    For the Caribbean, climate change is not tomorrow’s problem. The threats it poses are neither distant nor abstract – they are already apparent.
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    Re-thinking the application of sustainable use policies for African elephants in a changed world

    South African Institute of International Affairs, 2016
    Despite increasing calls to recognise the intrinsic value of biodiversity, the need to incentivise people to choose conservation as a competitive form of land use through a sustainable use (SU) approach remains the de facto and de jure reality across most of africa today.
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    “Captain the island’s sinking!” Climate change and tourism in Speightstown, Barbados, West Indies

    Climate Change, International Institute for Sustainable Development, 2008
    This paper documents the likely impact of climate change on the historic township of Speightstown, Barbados and considers some of its impacts on toursim and sustainable development.
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    Caribbean sustainable tourism policy framework

    Caribbean Regional Sustainable Tourism Development Programme, 2008
    The purpose of this policy framework is to put forward guidelines for the sustainable development of tourism in the Caribbean.
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    Kailash sacred landscape conservation initiative – Feasibility assessment report

    International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2011
    The Kailash Sacred Landscape (KSL) spreads across a vast region that includes remote portions of the Tibet Autonomous Region of China (TAR China) and contiguous areas of Nepal and India.
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    Advancing green growth in the tourism sector: The case of Hue, Vietnam

    Climate and Development Knowledge Network, 2014
    With a focus on the small Vietnam city of Hue, the ‘Sustainable urban tourism through low carbon initiatives’ project, led by the Asian Institute of Technology, Chiang Mai Municipality and the Hue Centre for International Cooperation, explored how the carbon footprint of tourism could be reduced, while maintaining and even enhancing local development benefits.
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    Catalysing sustainable tourism: The case of Chiang Mai, Thailand

    Climate and Development Knowledge Network, 2014
    The city of Chiang Mai, Thailand has launched the non-motorised transport (NMT) system, which aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and create employment opportunities for people living in urban poverty.
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    Critical sustainability: Setting the limits to growth and responsibility in tourism

    Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2013
    The purpose of this paper is to overview the conceptual dimensions of sustainable tourism and discuss some of the main sources of frustration. Based on this, it is concluded that while a conceptual plurality seems to be unavoidable, there is a need to re-frame i.e., rescale and decentralize tourism in policy frameworks and practices aiming towards sustainability.
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    Green economy and trade: trends, challenges and opportunities

    United Nations [UN] Environment Programme, 2013
    Prepared by the Trade, Policy and Planning Unit of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), this report is a key component of the Green Economy and Trade Opportunities Project (GE-TOP). The aim of GE-TOP is to identify opportunities and barriers inherent in a transition to a green economy, and to assist all stakeholders to build capacity.
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    The impact of tourism on climate change

    Centre for Sustainable Tourism and Transport, NHV University for Applied Sciences, 2007
    The relationship between climate change and tourism is twofold: climate change impacts on tourism and tourism impacts on climate change. The first relationship may ask for adaptation measures, like shifting destinations, seasons and activities and investing in new air conditioning systems. The second relationship may ask for mitigation measures aimed at reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

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