Science and Tourism in The Bahamas (Critical Environments: Nature, Science, and Politics #7)
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Destination Anthropocene documents the emergence of new travel imaginaries forged at the intersection of the natural sciences and the tourism industry in a Caribbean archipelago. Known to travelers as a paradise of sun, sand, and sea, The Bahamas is rebranding itself in response to the rising threat of global environmental change, including climate change. In her imaginative new book, Amelia Moore explores an experimental form of tourism developed in the name of sustainability, one that is slowly changing the way both tourists and Bahamians come to know themselves and relate to island worlds.
Praise For Destination Anthropocene: Science and Tourism in The Bahamas (Critical Environments: Nature, Science, and Politics #7)…
"Moore digs deep into the trenches of ethnographic detail to demonstrate the entangled ways that science and tourism commingle in the 'significant spaces' of small islands as critical spaces."
— Current Anthropology
University of California Press, 9780520298934, 216pp.
Publication Date: September 3, 2019
About the Author
Amelia Moore is Assistant Professor of Sustainable Coastal Tourism and Recreation in the Department of Marine Affairs at the University of Rhode Island.