Destination Anthropocene: Science and Tourism in the Bahamas
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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.
Moore, Amelia, Destination Anthropocene: Science and Tourism in The Bahamas. Oakland, CA: University of California Press, 2019. https://www.ucpress.edu/book/9780520298934/destination-anthropocene