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Resources 2017, 6(3), 45;

Sustainable Tourism and Natural Resource Conservation in the Polar Regions: An Editorial

Icelandic Tourism Research Centre, University of Akureyri, 600 Akureyri, Iceland
Environmental Policy Group, Wageningen University, PO Box 8130, 6700EW Wageningen, The Netherlands
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Received: 28 August 2017 / Revised: 31 August 2017 / Accepted: 31 August 2017 / Published: 2 September 2017
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This editorial provides an introduction to the special issue of Resources on Sustainable Tourism and Natural Resource Conservation in the Polar Regions, which proceeds the fifth bi-annual conference of the International Polar Tourism Research Network (IPTRN). The conference and coinciding community workshop on tourism development were organized at the edge of the Arctic in the community of Raufarhöfn (pop. 160) in Northeast Iceland from 29 August to 2 September 2016. View Full-Text
Keywords: tourism; Arctic; Antarctic; polar; research tourism; Arctic; Antarctic; polar; research
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