Vulnerability to Climate Change of Nature-Based Tourism in the Nepalese Himalayas

  title={Vulnerability to Climate Change of Nature-Based Tourism in the Nepalese Himalayas},
  author={Gyan P. Nyaupane and Netra Chhetri},
  journal={Tourism Geographies},
  pages={119 - 95}
Abstract Given their unique natural attractions, including the highest mountain range in the world, the Nepalese Himalayas have long been a Mecca for trekkers and mountaineers. Nature-based tourism in the Nepalese Himalayas, however, is highly vulnerable to change in climatic conditions. This paper proposes a conceptual framework based on Jodha's mountain specificities, which include inaccessibility, fragility, marginality, diversity and niche, to examine the impacts and vulnerability of… 

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