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dc.contributor.authorBecken, S
dc.contributor.authorLama, AK
dc.contributor.authorEspiner, S
dc.date.accessioned2017-05-03T16:07:08Z
dc.date.available2017-05-03T16:07:08Z
dc.date.issued2013
dc.date.modified2014-01-15T22:28:22Z
dc.identifier.issn2211-4645
dc.identifier.doi10.1016/j.envdev.2013.05.007
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/55699
dc.description.abstractThereisincreasingempiricalevidencethattheclimateinNepalis changing andwillcontinuetodosofortheforeseeablefuture,with substantial impactsonthelong-establishedwaysoflifeofthelocal people. Thedevelopmentofresponsiveactions,orclimatechange adaptation,hingesonunderstandinghowpeoplemakesenseof changesintheirlocalclimateandhowtheyinterpretassociatedrisks and opportunities.Basedonaqualitativecasestudywith 30 tourismstakeholderparticipantsintheAnnapurnaRegionof LowerMustang,Nepal,thisresearchexploredpeople's understanding of climatechangeandtheirperceptionsofdifferentlevelsofimpact. The rangeofperceivedimpactsisdiscussedagainstthebackground of multiplelivelihoodsanddiverseculturalinterpretations.Partici- pants,whilenotalwaysscientifically 'accurate' intheirassessments, displayedahighlevelofengagementwith,andunderstandingof theirlocalenvironmentandclimate.Theresultsofthisstudyprovide further testimonytothevalueoflocalknowledgeonrelevantclimate parametersandimpacts,andtheroleitcouldplayinenhancingthe usefulnessofmacro-levelclimateprojections,aswellaslocal-level climatechangeadaptationinitiatives.
dc.description.peerreviewedYes
dc.description.publicationstatusYes
dc.languageEnglish
dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisherElsevier
dc.publisher.placeNetherlands
dc.relation.ispartofstudentpublicationN
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom1
dc.relation.ispartofpageto16
dc.relation.ispartofissuen/a
dc.relation.ispartofjournalEnvironmental Development
dc.rights.retentionY
dc.subject.fieldofresearchTourism Management
dc.subject.fieldofresearchEnvironmental Science and Management
dc.subject.fieldofresearchUrban and Regional Planning
dc.subject.fieldofresearchPolicy and Administration
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode150603
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode0502
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode1205
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode1605
dc.titleThe cultural context of climate change impacts: Perceptions among community members in the Annapurna Conservation Area, Nepal
dc.typeJournal article
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Articles
dc.type.codeC - Journal Articles
gro.facultyGriffith Business School, Department of Tourism, Sport and Hotel Management
gro.date.issued2013
gro.hasfulltextNo Full Text
gro.griffith.authorBecken, Susanne


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