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Tourism and leisure activities have increased continuously all over the world during the past decades, exerting a growing pressure upon naturally frag...Read more
Treeless mountainous areas at high altitudes have increased in value as wildlife habitat, but they are affected and increasingly threatened by ski-res...Read more
Ski resorts increasingly affect alpine ecosystems through enlargement of ski pistes, machine-grading of ski piste areas and increasing use of artifici...Read more
Seasonal changes in the above-ground population of a temperate zone golf green were studied for 2 years by destructive sampling (coring and sorting). ...Read more
The seed bank of a golf green was monitored for 2 years by identifying germinants in core samples. The seed populations contained 24 species of which ...Read more
Winter tourism in the European Alps has developed rapidly over the past few decades, leading to the expansion of ski resorts, growing numbers of visit...Read more