Search for dissertations about: "Ecotourism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the word Ecotourism.

  1. 1. Destination Unknown? The Emergence of Corporate Social Responsibility for Sustainable Development of Tourism

    Author : Camelia Tepelus; Internationella miljöinstitutet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Ecotourism; Globalization; Corporate Social Responsibility; Tourism Sustainability;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores the nexus between sustainable tourism development and corporate social responsibility (CSR). It addresses the scope for CSR to promote sustainable tourism in an international development context. READ MORE

  2. 2. Tourism, Ecosystem Functions, and Human-Environmental Relations

    Author : Stefan Gössling; Institutionen för service management och tjänstevetenskap; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social geography; Ecology; Zanzibar; world system theory; sustainable tourism; sustainable development; rainforests; human-environmental relations; groundwater; environmental consciousness; ecotourism; ecosystem functions; economic transition; cost-benefit analysis; coastal zone management; coastal communities; climate change; Air-traffic; biodiversity; Environmental technology; pollution control; Ekologi; Zanzibar; Socialgeografi; Miljöteknik; kontroll av utsläpp;

    Abstract : The thesis aims at deconstructing the sustainable tourism paradigm: can tourism be "a global strategy for sustainable development", as the tourist industry claims? And will developing countries in particular profit from tourism development?To most international organizations and institutions (from the World Wide Fund for Nature to The World Bank), tourism, if carefully managed, is a positive, sustainable development tool. However, the research presented in this thesis exposes this view as unrealistically optimistic for at least three reasons: first of all, global environmental change caused by tourism has never been investigated and integrated with the discourse on sustainable tourism development. READ MORE

  3. 3. Understanding recreational landscapes. Developing a knowledge base on outdoor recreation monitoring in Swedish coastal and marine areas

    Author : Andreas Skriver Hansen; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Friluftsliv; Naturturism; Nationalparker; Kuster; Hav; Landskap; Outdoor life; Ecotourism; Landskap; Sverige; Kosterhavet; Outdoor recreation monitoring; Outdoor recreation management; Outdoor recreation; Coastal and marine areas; quantitative qualitative methods; Landscapes; Sweden;

    Abstract : Hansen, Andreas Skriver. 2016. Understanding recreational landscapes. Developing a knowledge base on outdoor recreation monitoring in Swedish coastal and marine areas. READ MORE

  4. 4. Testing ecotourism principles in Nicaragua : the cases of the nature reserves Mombacho Volcano and Datanlí-El Diablo

    Author : Matilde Somarriba-Chang; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; []
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to determine if ecotourism principles are being applied in Nicaragua. The cases studied were the Nature Reserves Mombacho Volcano (NRMV) and Datanlí–El Diablo (NRDE). The research questions addressed were the following: 1. READ MORE

  5. 5. Nature conservation in a tropical rainforest : economics, local participation and sustainability

    Author : Eugene Ejike Ezebilo; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; []
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The loss of tropical forests has led to establishment of protected areas such as national parks to conserve environment. National parks often affect the livelihoods of local people, especially when they are strongly linked to natural resources. For conservation efforts in a national park to be efficient, cooperation of local people is required. READ MORE