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Assoc Prof Heather Zeppel
Assoc Prof Heather Zeppel
Mid Career Research Fellow
Office of Research
Australian Centre for Sustainable Business and Development
+61 7 3470 4453
GCertEd, GDipMuseumCuratorship, MEdSust, PhD
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Australian Association for Environmental Education
Australian Centre for Sustainable Business & Development
Business Enterprises for Sustainable Travel – BEST Education Network
Council for Australasian University Hospitality and Tourism Educators (CAUTHE)
The International Ecotourism Society (TIES)
Queensland Tourism Industry Council
Sustainable Councils Network (NSW)
Local Government Research Network
Carbon mitigation by tourism enterprises
Local Government climate planning and carbon management
Environmental sustainability, Education for sustainability
Native title, cultural values & National Parks
Ecotourism, Indigenous tourism, Marine wildlife tourism
Recent Research Outcomes
Three most recent :
ACSBD Research Projects www.usq.edu.au/acsbd/projects
'Climate Change Mitigation by Qld Councils'
'Carbon Offsetting & Mitigation by Qld Tourism Enterprises'
'Carbon Mitigation & Offsetting by US Ecotourism Operators'
Zeppel, H. (2011). Climate change initiatives in the workplace. International Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management, 3(3).
Zeppel, H. (2011). Climate change workshops for Great Barrier Reef marine tourism operators. Tourism in Marine Environments, 7(2), 95-98.
Zeppel, H. (2011). Managing tourism on Green Island, Great Barrier Reef Marine Park: Conservation, commerce and compromises. In J. Carlsen & R. Butler (eds.), Island tourism: A sustainable perspective (pp. 38-53). UK: CABI.
Zeppel, H. (2012). Reclaiming identity and territory: Events and indigenous culture. In M. Luck & T. Pernecky (Eds.) Events, people and sustainability: Critical approaches and contemporary perspectives (pp. 95-114). Butterworth-Heinemann.
Zeppel, H. (2012). Collaborative governance for low-carbon tourism: Climate change initiatives by Australian tourism agencies. Current Issues in Tourism, 15(7), 603-626.
Zeppel, H. (2012). Climate change and tourism in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Current Issues in Tourism,15(3), 287-292.
Zeppel, H. (2012). Local adaptation responses in climate change planning in coastal Queensland. Australasian Journal of Regional Studies, 18(3),341-361.
Zeppel, H. (2012). Governing carbon mitigation and climate change within councils: A case study of Adelaide, South Australia. Commonwealth Journal of Local Governance, 10, 70-85.
Zeppel, H. & Beaumont, N. (2012). Climate change and tourism futures: Responses by Australian tourism agencies. Tourism and Hospitality Research,12(2), 73-88.
Zeppel, H. & Beaumont, N. (2011). Green tourism futures: Climate change responses by Australian government tourism agencies. In M.J. Gross (Ed.), CAUTHE 2011 Conference: Tourism creating a brilliant blend. 8-11 February 2011. Adelaide: University of South Australia.
Zeppel, H. & Beaumont, N. (2012). The new green age: Carbon mitigation by Queensland tourism enterprises. In C. Lade & L. Melsen (eds.) CAUTHE 2012 Book of Proceedings: The New Golden Age of Tourism and Hospitality (pp. 630-647). Melbourne, 6-9 February 2012. La Trobe University.
Zeppel, H. & James-Overheu, C. (2012). Climate change mitigation by Greater Adelaide councils. International Journal of Organisational Behaviour, 17(2), 29-34.
ACSBD Working Papers
Zeppel, H. (2011). Climate Change and Global Tourism: A Research Compendium. ACSBD Working Paper No. 3. Springfield: ACSBD, USQ.
Zeppel, H. & Beaumont, N. (2011). Climate Change and Australian Tourism: A Research Bibliography. ACSBD Working Paper No. 1. Springfield: ACSBD, USQ.
Zeppel, H. & Beaumont, N. (2011). Green Tourism Futures: Climate Change Responses by Australian Government Tourism Agencies.ACSBD Working Paper No. 2. Springfield: ACSBD, USQ.
Zeppel, H. & Beaumont, N. (2012). The New Green Age: Carbon Mitigation by Queensland Tourism Enterprises. ACSBD Working Paper No. 4. Springfield: ACSBD, USQ.
Most notable :
Zeppel, H. & James-Overheu, C. (2012). Climate Change Mitigation Survey of Queensland Local Councils: Final Report. ACSBD Working Paper No. 5. Springfield: Australian Centre for Sustainable Business and Development, USQ.
Zeppel, H. (2006). Indigenous Ecotourism: Sustainable Development and Management. Ecotourism Series No. 3. Wallingford, UK: CABI.
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